By: Lesley

May 05 2011

Category: Hamilton


Focal Length:16mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:NIKON D60

A bronze and stainless steel sculpture at the waterfront on Pier 8 in Hamilton. Designed by Veronica and Edwin Dam De Nogales in 2004, this 60′ sail looks as if it is about to take off and is being held down by two strong bronze  figures.

Participating in SkyWatch Friday

18 comments on “unleashed”

  1. Great sculpture and great capture!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  2. This sculpture is in my eyes very beautiful. Great!

  3. This whole picture is awesome … the sculpture and the sky behind it! Thank you so much for showing it to all of us today.

    Have a wonderful weekend,

    Kathy M.
    Central Oregon, USA

  4. What a terrific, interesting sculpture, Lesley! And your photo is superb! Hope you have a great weekend! Enjoy!


  5. This is gorgeous Lesley!

  6. Great sculpture. The holding down illusion is very convincing, and all together, it lifts the spirits.

  7. Beautiful art an amazing shot! Thanks for sharing!

    Sky Watch

  8. What a cool looking sculpture, I love it! The sky is very pretty too, looks like a lovely day. Happy SKywatching!

  9. I love this sculpture and the illusion of its flying and I love your perfect photo of it!

  10. That’s a great sculpture and what looks to be a beautiful day.

  11. this is so wonderful. the strain of the pull, and strength of the bodies and the suggestion of movement. great capture. happy SWF, and have a great weekend.

  12. Stunning sculpture, great shot of it!

  13. This is so clever! Fantastic work.

  14. what a wonderful sculpture, there is so much energy in the figures

  15. gorgeous sculpture….the effort and tension is so realistic!

  16. This is a cool sculpture and the movement in the sky makes the work of the figures look real.

  17. What a wonderful sculpture, I feel like I want to help them hold the sail.

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