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The Russian Gun is one of many cannons brought back as trophies by the victorious British Army at the end of the Crimean War (1854-56). The top of the barrel of the gun is embossed with the double-headed eagle emblem of the Russian Tzar.

This fine example can be found within the riverside fortifications flanking the River Tweed on the section of the defences known as Fisher’s Fort in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England.

Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm
Handheld

Three bracketed RAWs Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.2.1.

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Related shots can be found at: Berwick, England or you can look at all my HDR shots.

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berwick upon tweed, berwick, gun, cannon, england, english, crimean war, fortification, northumberland, river tweed, river, hdr, hdri, tom gomez, tomg

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  • michelmc
    michelmcalmost 2 years ago

    Nice work Tom

  • Thank you so much Michael …

    – Tom Gomez

  • David Davies
    David Daviesalmost 2 years ago

    Super picture and story, Tom.

  • Thank you so much David …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellalmost 2 years ago

    A super shot Tom x

  • Thank you kindly Irene …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökalmost 2 years ago

    Great capture, Tom!

  • Very much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 2 years ago

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    Tom Broderick IPAalmost 2 years ago

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Superbly captured.

  • Thank you so much Julie …

    – Tom Gomez

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 2 years ago

    Great shot Tom

  • Cheers my friend …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Karen Martin
    Karen Martinalmost 2 years ago

    Good image, Tom

  • Always appreciated Karen …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfalmost 2 years ago

    What a great find, nicely done Tom.

  • Cheers Colin …

    – Tom Gomez

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