the historic first security bank building in salt lake city

First Security Bank

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I’ve noticed that in small towns often the biggest buildings are banks. I don’t know why this is. Salt Lake City seemed to be packed with banks. There were blocks of them. This is the historic First Security Bank right near the Mormon Temple. It was the unique neon sign on top that attracted me to it as we were coming out of some back-alley-basement Mexican restaurant once frequented by Britney Spears according to the autographed glossy on the wall. Iguana? Something like that.

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  • that’s coz they’re loaded with cash.. :) nice angle and perspective..

  • Cool angle to this shot. I like the font on the sign for this bank it seems old timey!

  • Hope it will stay safe and secure… we could all need that!
    Great use of perspective, and symmetry, – we like that we can see the other signs from behind too.

  • Did you know Banks own their existance to the “ladies of the Night” from Roman times no wonder they are so BIG :) great angle shot!

  • bonjour,
    Nice angle..good tones..Bravo!

  • Cool silhouettes and composition – I like how the telephone lines fade into the distance.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
  • Focal length: 35 mm
  • Aperture: f/6.3


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