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Beyond The Gen. John Burrows Covered Footbridge by Gene Walls
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Spring is here, so it was time to revisit the General John Burrows memorial covered footbridge, to see what changes the new season has brought. A storm was coming in from the south west, as you can see above the ridge of Bald Eagle Mountain in the distance.

This is the spring view from Indian Park (Municipal Park) in Montoursville, Pennsylvania. The footbridge spans Mill Creek, which runs through a section of the park. The bridge was constructed in 1988, as a memorial to several local community leaders and war heroes. It is called “The General John Burrows Covered Bridge”. This unusual footbridge is a wonderful homage to all of the great Pennsylvania Historical Covered Bridges, that are found throughout our region in the “Keystone State”.

This photo was just taken last evening, April 24th, 2010. It was shot with a Canon EOS 10D using a Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L zoom lens set to 40mm. The shutter speed was 1/180th sec. at f/8. The camera’s ISO was set to 100. A Manfrotto tripod was used with a remote shutter release cable.

Your comments are always welcome! Constructive criticism is appreciated.

© 2009 Gene Walls

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Hello, My name is Gene. I live in the Susquehanna river valley (West Branch), in the mountains of north central Pennsylvania. I strive to produce photographic images that are simply “true” to the subject, usually with minimal post processing. If something is beautiful or interesting enough to deserve a viewer’s attention, it justifies being captured just as it is …or as close to reality as possible.

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  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaover 4 years ago

    I love the way I feel as though I am walking from the shadow to the light here, Gene— and what a fantastic place to walk through and to! Very beautiful

  • I was stricken by the way the mountains looked in the distance. It was like gazing out through a “window on the world”. Storm clouds were diffusing the light enough to prevent a totally “blown out” sky, and that helped a lot.

    I’m so happy you like the view!

    Kindest wishes,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • debbiedoda
    debbiedodaover 4 years ago

    Beautifully composed, love the framing.

  • Thank you so much, Debbie! I was just walking through the bridge to shoot from the other side, when the view grabbed my attention. I’m glad you like the framing!

    All my best,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • Raider6569
    Raider6569over 4 years ago

    Nicely framed are those Pennsylvania hills in the background and the walkway leads the eye right to the beautiful tree. Well-composed Gene.

  • Thank you very kindly, Dave! Truly appreciated!

    Best regards,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • Linda Yates
    Linda Yatesover 4 years ago

    Excellent, Gene, the view taken from inside the bridge is wonderful! The colors of spring against the mountain and sky are beautiful! The shadows inside enhance the scene outside perfectly, great framing!!

  • Thank you very much, Linda! It looked like a sort of ugly day, but the subdued light coming through the clouds actually added to the clarity of the colors in the picture. It also helped to keep the shadows in the bridge from being too severe. It was just the right kind of day to catch this one, I guess.

    Kindest regards,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 4 years ago

    Beautifully framed view.

  • Thanks a bunch, Joy!

    Best wishes,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thank you, Trish!

    Best regards,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 4 years ago

    And such a view… not a bad Land of Oz to step into. Nice range of colors, too. Nothing wrong with this kind of day for Getting The Picture.

  • You are so right, Sheila! Sometimes cloudy skies even out the light to allow the full range of colors to be captured better. I was glad I stopped by there when I did. Thank you!

    All the best,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • Paul Gitto
    Paul Gittoover 4 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Thanks, Paul!

    Best regards,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • My pleasure, Cee!

    – Gene Walls

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Totally my pleasure, Cee!

    Kindest regards,

    Gene

    – Gene Walls

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