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The Forth Bridge, also known as the Forth Rail Bridge.

This unique steel Cantilever Bridge with three diamond-shaped towers crosses the river Forth at South Queensferry, Scotland. The bridge was designed by Sir John Fowler and Benjamin Baker. The bridge was built by Sir William Arrol.

Constructed started in 1883. The bridge was opened in 1890 at a cost of £2.5m and 57 fatalities among the construction crew (it is now believed that the actual death toll is likely to have been closer to 80).

The bridge is still in use today, carrying the railways to the north from Edinburgh.

Along with the Forth Road Bridge (about half a mile to the west) these two bridges form the main traffic arteries north and south.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)

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Shot composed of 2 HDR images stitched together. Each HDR image is made up of 3 bracketed RAWs, so there are 6 images in total making up the shot.

Related shots can be found at:
South Queensferry, Lowland Scotland and Bridges.

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  • BigD
    BigDabout 5 years ago

    Excellent dof, Tom

  • Thank you so much, I appreciate your wonderful comment …

    – Tom Gomez

  • skyhorse
    skyhorseabout 5 years ago

    Gosh, I even know this bridge from watching too many doco’s on TV :)
    Excellent capture, love the angle

  • Thank you Soiux, I live about 1 mile from this bridge …

    – Tom Gomez

  • dsargent
    dsargentabout 5 years ago

    Nice shot Tom. I look forward to your expert advice and local knowledge on Sunday to get me shots like this

  • There will be lots of opportunities from quite a number of vantage points. This bridge is probably one of the most photographed bridges in the world. I live about a mile away from it, but I never get tired of photographing it.

    – Tom Gomez

  • John44
    John44about 5 years ago

    Fav list Tommy
    Excellent my friend!

  • Thnak you John, much apreciated my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 5 years ago

    Magnificant!

  • Thank you Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 5 years ago

    Spantastic shot Tom!!

  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinabout 5 years ago

    Great shot Tom!

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 5 years ago

    lovely capture

  • simba
    simbaabout 5 years ago

    Fabulous image Tom

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dabout 5 years ago

    I like this panorama shot of the bridge with the beautiful blue sky!

  • Thank you Kasia. The bridge is about 1.5 miles in length, so I needed to stitch several shots together to get it all in from that angle ..

    – Tom Gomez

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