I found this woman waiting for her husband after finishing her work. Her eyes are very interesting to me.
(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)
Photo Tip: When making black-and-white images, shoot raw files instead of JPEG (if your camera allows it) so you don’t drop the detailed information you’ll need to process images as you like on the computer.
For the most part, the photographs recount celebratory moments plucked from a history riddled with tragedy. They chronicle the early days of the dirigible, or airship, up to the fateful 1937 crash of the Hindenburg over Lakehurst, N.J., which killed 36 and put a quick end to the age of the airship. (read more)
IMAGE INFO #1: The Akron passed over New York on its first flight over the cities of the Atlantic coast, Nov. 8, 1931 #2: Aluminum tank that would hold the 33 tons of gasoline needed to bring the ZR-3 across the Atlantic Ocean #3: A March 1931 article described the scene at the Goodyear-Zeppelin Company in Akron as “a corps of girls” busy stitching, Mar. 1931 #4: The Akron in Akron before its first flight, which was celebrated with the release of 48 racing pigeons, Aug. 1931