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Brunel 150 years

By dasantillo  
It is the 150th anniversary of the Royal Albert Bridge this year and to celebrate, Saltash closed the road bridge and turned it into a firework display.

It was the best dislpay I've ever seen, but photographing it was very difficult. The fireworks were intense, which meant it was easy to burn highlights. I was operating 2 cameras on remote release and didn't have time to check results.

I processed it in Capture 1 and the highlight and shadow recovery was very impressive.

This is, perhaps, the best shot from the night. It's the view from my inlaws house, so possibly a unique photo of the event!

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: DRicherby, PeelNStick, dawnUK and 2 more

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mattw 14 5.2k 10 United Kingdom
26 May 2009 2:22PM
It was a superb display Dan. Your inlaws have one hell of a view!

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Nigeyboy 10 865 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2009 12:43PM
4 Votes?!?!?!!?! Can't believe it - it is worthy of so many more!! Found this while browsing the galleries and was drawn to it straight away. What a great exposure and shot. Great stuff!!
dasantillo 12 231 1 Wales
2 Sep 2009 12:47PM
I must admit, I was a little disappointed by the number of votes on this one... Thanks for your vote!

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