The Pont de St Goustan  -  Auray - Brittany - Tilt Shift Effect by Buckwhite
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Port of St Goustan in Brittany France

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This is the port where Bejamin Franklin disembarked from many of his trips to France.
The port of Saint-Goustan is the site of the original town of Auaray. It is located on the River d’Auray at the highest tidal reach of the river that ships can access. It was open to ships until the nineteenth century and was also a trading port which was particularly active in its routes with Spain and Britain. The decline of trade in the port began with the arrival of the railway in 1862 and today it is a marina and port of call on tours of the Gulf of Morbihan.

Saint-Goustan, located in the lower town, is the first point at which the river can be bridged on the coastal road between Vannes and Quimper. Downstream, the River Auray is wide and steep. Upstream, the marshes of the Loch valley makes passage difficult to Tréauray which is 4 km to the north. The Roman road from Lyon to Gésocribate (Le Conquet) via Nantes, passes through this commune.

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  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbiealmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful, colorful, historic and such a beautiful day.

  • Appreciate your comment AuntieBarbie.

    – Buckwhite

  • stephaniemwood
    stephaniemwoodalmost 4 years ago

    Tilt-Shift is fantastic and this image rocks!

  • Thanks for the very nice comment Stephanie, really appreciate it.

    – Buckwhite

  • Samantha Higgs
    Samantha Higgsalmost 4 years ago

    Nicely done!

  • Thank you for the nice comment Samantha.

    – Buckwhite

  • Cizeranne
    Cizerannealmost 4 years ago

    Magnifique travail Mark!

  • Very nice of you, thanks.

    – Buckwhite

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 4 years ago

    Merry Christmas:)
    Greeting from Bangkok….
    Your artwork so beautiful creation and the winner of my day.
    My dear friend; which I have not much free time please accept when I honor visit your image instead to reply you anytime:)
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    Best regards,
    Sunny

  • Thanks very much Kornrawiee.

    – Buckwhite

  • Rebecca Eldridge
    Rebecca Eldridgeover 3 years ago

    I’ve been to this bridge! I love the shape of it, and again the tilt shift effect you’ve used… great work! x

  • Thank you very much bmxbex. Appreciate your comment and visit. This is a very pretty place with so much to see and photograph.

    – Buckwhite

  • MikeShort
    MikeShortover 1 year ago

    Brilliant! Really good example of tilt shift

  • Thank you, appreciate the comment.

    – Buckwhite

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature, I really appreciate it.

    – Buckwhite

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