Smith Street Bridge – St. Paul, Minnesota
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“The High Bridge” is a bridge that carries Minnesota State Highway 149 over the Mississippi River in St. Paul, Minnesota. The bridge is a two-lane street setup over the river. The original bridge, built in 1895, was damaged by a storm in 1904. The southernmost five spans were rebuilt. Due to deterioration over the years, the old bridge was demolished in 1985. A new bridge was built and opened in 1987 at a cost of $20 million. The ornamental ironwork on the new bridge was built using iron from the old bridge.
The High Bridge has a height of 160 feet, making it the highest bridge in St. Paul. (info from Wikipedia)

Fuji FinePix S3Pro for original capture. Added textures by Deluzions – fantastic textures!!

My name is Kimberley (Kim). Thank you for visiting my gallery – I appreciate your visit and welcome your comments.
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  • KBritt
    KBrittalmost 3 years ago

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you so much “mom”!!
    ~kim

    – KBritt

  • charitygrace
    charitygracealmost 3 years ago

    Great edit

  • Many thanks!!! Much appreciated! ~ kim

    – KBritt

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 3 years ago

    This is BEAUTIFUL!!!!

  • Thank you so much Lori!! I am so pleased you like it!! ~ kim

    – KBritt

  • swaby
    swabyalmost 3 years ago

    Very beautiful, not only the capture but your post work too!

  • Many thanks Tina – took the scenic route to work yesterday… lol. Wonderful drab, flat sky sort of day – perfect for texturizing!! lolol

    – KBritt

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardalmost 3 years ago

    Nice work Kim.

  • Thanks so much Sheryl!!!

    – KBritt

  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...almost 3 years ago

    ..hmmm… I like ths one too but the effect is totally different from the other one…this is somehow more artistic and the other is more photography….I think the other is more powerful in pulling in your viewer but it all depends upon what people look for in a photo…both are really excellent work, Kim…and both demostrate your love of what you do…and your skill….it’s all good!

  • Thank you so much Kat – I so appreciate your time and thoughtfulness!! I agree with you – I liked them both for completely different reasons… I have come to love textures to make photography look more like paintings. However, I also still think a powerful photograph is as artistic as painting – and many people don’t consider photography an art…
    Anyway thank you for recognizing my love of this art – straight and photoshopped!!!! : }
    Great Big Hugs to You!!!! You are a special person!!!
    ~kim

    – KBritt

  • Catherine Berger
    Catherine Bergeralmost 3 years ago

    beautifully done!

  • Thank you so much Catherine!! ~kim

    – KBritt

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 3 years ago

  • Woohoo!! Thank you so much!!!

    – KBritt

  • Belinda Osgood
    Belinda Osgoodalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful manipulation. The treatment gives it a greater sense of the history and that lovely vintage feel. I just love the extra freedom of expression that manipulation brings to an artists tool set. :) None of it takes away from the fact that it is a lovely capture of the bridge. The composition is perfect to show off the sculptural qualities of the bridge.

  • Belinda, thank you very much for such a thoughtful wonderful comment!! I agree with your perspective on the benefit of the manipulation tool… and I constantly remind myself “it has to start with a good photograph!”
    Thank you for your wonderful visit to my work!!!!
    ~ Kim

    – KBritt

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