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High Level Bridge

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 27 June 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

The High Level Bridge, opened in 1913, spans the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Located next to the Alberta Legislature Building, the bridge linked the separate communities of Edmonton and Strathcona, which became one city in 1912.

PENTAX K200D 1/180 second F/8.0 ISO 100 97 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I love the shadows lying but also your composition very well built... and the beautiful light

27 Jun 2012 5:46am

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! ;-)

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Good perspective

27 Jun 2012 6:01am

@Nigel: Thank you very much Nigel! ;-)

larans from Lund, Sweden

I really like this fantastic old bridge. It´s so imposing.

27 Jun 2012 6:11am

@larans: Thank you very much Lars! ;-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Seems indestructible !
And you captured it in a great light.

27 Jun 2012 6:45am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! ;-)

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

What a great pov and beautiful light ! A very impressive bridge..great shot !

27 Jun 2012 7:52am

@Thea: Thank you very much Thea! ;-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Nice details of this urban scene..

27 Jun 2012 8:57am

@Sarito: Thank you very much my friend! ;-)

Veronique from France, Switzerland

belle vue et perspective sur ce pont

27 Jun 2012 9:04am

@Veronique: Merci beaucoup Veronique! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France

top composition for this historic bridge

27 Jun 2012 9:50am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! ;-)

Laurette from Fourways - Johannesburg, South Africa

A marvelous shot of this remarkable bridge Eric. Wonderful use of beautiful light ! Well done .

27 Jun 2012 10:14am

@Laurette: Thank you very much Laurette! ;-)

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Good composition and framing !! Have a lovely day !!!

27 Jun 2012 11:32am

@Universe: Thank you very much Universe! ;-)

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

like this different lines in this picture! only, it seems that it leans a little bit to the right!
however, great capture!

27 Jun 2012 12:00pm

@klausZ: Thank you very much Klaus! ;-)

tataray from france, France

Belle perspective et grand jeu d'ombres.
C'est magnifique)

27 Jun 2012 12:07pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Une composition très intéressante avec cette incroyable architecture du pont, très belle lumière!

27 Jun 2012 12:30pm

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! ;-)

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Big city life...

27 Jun 2012 12:38pm

@Olivier: Thank you very much Olivier! ;-)

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

A wonderful perspective effect.. So well done ! Have a lovely day :)

27 Jun 2012 12:47pm

@Tamara: Thank you very much Tamara! ;-)

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb composition . Beautiful !

27 Jun 2012 12:51pm

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! ;-)

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Excellent perspective Eric. Beautifully composed image.

27 Jun 2012 1:39pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb the way the bridge fills the frame - impressive engineering and great shot!

27 Jun 2012 1:42pm

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! ;-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec ce chemin et ce jeu d'ombre quel pont et iamge quelle jeu entre les plans sueprbe.
Belle journée

27 Jun 2012 1:49pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou! ;-)

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

An interesting history of the bridge and the two cities it connects. Hope your renovations go well, without a hitch.

27 Jun 2012 1:57pm

@Viewfinder: Thank you very much Glenn! ;-)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

The light makes nice patters with the shadows.

27 Jun 2012 2:16pm

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much Barbara! ;-)

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

que de géométrie dans cette photo, belle lumière et beau jeu d'ombre...

27 Jun 2012 2:17pm

@Sue-Ann: Merci beaucoup Sue-Ann! ;-)

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Super impressionnant ce pont!! j'aime++++

27 Jun 2012 2:19pm

@Martine: Merci beaucoup Martine! ;-)

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

I like this image of the bridge. Your lead in with the walkway heading down toward the bridge is very effective.

27 Jun 2012 2:53pm

@Slackwater - Don: Thank you very much Don! ;-)

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great view and angle of the bridge along with the city buildings ~ great photo!

27 Jun 2012 3:18pm

@RBL: Thank you very much Ruthie! ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I like your composition. The bridge is beautiful and the shadow of the railing ... Best regards, Adela

27 Jun 2012 3:36pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! ;-)

myky from Ontario, Canada

Nicely captured in this light, Eric.

27 Jun 2012 4:29pm

@myky: Thank you very much Deb! ;-)

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Eine gewaltige Brücke. Schön mit den Schatten.

27 Jun 2012 4:39pm

@Heinz: Vielen Dank Heinz! Ja, ich war sehr glücklich mit dem frühen Morgenlicht an diesem Tag! ;-)

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Nice to see this bridge again, I now have my bearings, after walking to the end, I
turned right for about a block or so to the safeway deli, and then went back left to
the more interesting part of Whyte with all the stores !~

27 Jun 2012 4:44pm

@Phil Morris: Thank you very much Phil! ;-)

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb pov Eric

27 Jun 2012 4:58pm

@Doug: Thank you very much Doug! ;-)

Nick from Issaquah, United States

Nice angle and perspective!

27 Jun 2012 5:08pm

@Nick: Thank you very much Nick! ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Great pic, Eric. Light is really good there with interesting shadows, so, I like it, you know.

27 Jun 2012 6:20pm

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! ;-)

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Wonderful framing and composition. nice light with the shadow...great shot Eric.

27 Jun 2012 6:37pm

@Lena: Thank you very much Lena! ;-)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Wowww! impresive urban landscape!! Nice perspective too!! I like it very much! Congrats, Eric!!

27 Jun 2012 6:39pm

@Lalena: Thank you very much Lalena! ;-)

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!
so beautiful shadows!

27 Jun 2012 8:27pm

@omid: Thank you very much Omid! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Oh, a very cool shot of the bridge and its construction!

27 Jun 2012 10:41pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! ;-)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

What a magnifient bridge and a brilliant composition, Eric - great light - perfect relly!

27 Jun 2012 11:14pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! ;-)

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

A super view of this bridge Eric.... great dof leading into the tall buildings also, I enjoyed!

27 Jun 2012 11:58pm

@Carol: Thank you very much Carol! ;-)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful image. I like the shadows on the side walk with the 2 lines and then lines again on the bridge.

28 Jun 2012 1:07am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! ;-)

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

is like to accompany you on a hike! a good photo and a good text. a big kiss. Alejandra ;)

28 Jun 2012 1:09am

@AMH: Thank you very much Alejandra! ;-)

Bill Brown from California, United States

Fantastic composition!

28 Jun 2012 3:28am

@Bill Brown: Thank you very much Bill! ;-)

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous view with great light of this impressive bridge structure !!! Excellent composition and photo ...

28 Jun 2012 4:07am

@Baldwin VW: Thank you very much Baldwin! ;-)

Becky from los angeles, United States

wow! Great perspective and image Eric!

28 Jun 2012 5:12am

@Becky: Thank you very much Becky! ;-)

Mahdi Monavari from Zanjan, Iran

Great POV!

28 Jun 2012 7:56pm

@Mahdi Monavari: Thank you very much Mahdi and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon! ;-)

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

A very fine and neat shot! Excellent POV!

29 Jun 2012 5:41pm

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Dokmateo! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Absolutely a great shot...nice details and perspective...working my way up your photo stream today...

11 Jul 2012 5:08pm

1/180 second
ISO 100
97 mm (35mm equiv.)