Pixel This: Photo of the Week

When the paddlewheel steamer American Queen goes under low wires and bridges on the Mississippi River, the captan lowers the retractable smokestacks. In this position, the smokestacks look like fanciful cannons ready to fire.

American Queen steamboat
American Queen steamboat

(Shot at 1/160, f. 5.6 on a Canon T3i with a fixed 14mm 2.8 lens.)