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Engines, Machines And Structures.

By LynneJoyce  
My title is from the dictionary definition of Engineering - "The branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures." Whilst knowing zilch about engineering I am fascinated by the visual appeal of "engines, machines and structures" and so took a large number of images on the subject whilst in Portugal.

We have a small of 15 here ranging from the wonderful modern bridge featured in the opener and V's 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 to the beautiful Roman bridge featured in V3. The images of the modern bridge were taken through the windscreen while I was a passenger in the car. Don't you just love shutter speed priority?

V's 12, 13 & 14 show just three shots from loads that I took of the launch of a yacht in a repair yard. The rest speak for themselves, I hope.

Thank you for viewing and I hope that you enjoy at least some of these images.

Tags: Architecture Portugal Engineering Bridges Cranes Machines Boat launch Roman bridge

Comments


27 Oct 2019 10:15PM
love it
tony
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2019 10:35PM
A terrific set and esp. love your lead
Ju
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2019 10:47PM
a great selecting here Lynne
I have to say V3 is a fav for me
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
27 Oct 2019 11:39PM
I think we have. anew bridge of similar engineering across the Hudson River near NYC--- They are very photogenic!
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2019 2:31AM
Wonderful set Lynne... The ones of the bridge are jaw-dropping considering you took it from inside a moving car...
You did good, I enjoyed viewing the set... Isabel GrinGrin
28 Oct 2019 6:21AM
An excellent lead image leading us over the bridge and into 14 other intriguing images, Lynne.
Very well presented as always.

JohnSmile
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
28 Oct 2019 6:52AM
I am having problem here, Lynne, in that when I click on the versions, no image is appearing on screen: so I have been able to see the lead image only. Shall come back later and try again.
However what fine shot that lead image is, and almost symmetrical. The benefit of shutter priority obvious, a priority which I hardly ever use but should.
R.
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
28 Oct 2019 8:43AM
The modern bridge is so photogenic, each of the versions of it look particulary good.
viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2019 8:47AM
A set of very impressive images.

Phil.
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2019 9:19AM
That lead is quite stunning with the colour and sharp lines.
Saastad Plus
1 16 6 Norway
28 Oct 2019 10:49AM
Great set Lynne Joyce!

Arne Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
28 Oct 2019 12:12PM
A lovely collection here, Lynne, I especially like the bridge in the lead, and the other versions of it 👍
Trev 😃
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2019 12:38PM
A great set LynneSmileSmile

Cliff
28 Oct 2019 1:38PM
A great set of images
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
28 Oct 2019 3:07PM
Superb set Lynne full of interest.
Joan
prabhusinha 12 5 5 India
28 Oct 2019 4:52PM
A love set of Good Photo presentation
28 Oct 2019 8:10PM
Stunning set of captures, Lynne.
Perfectly presented.
28 Oct 2019 9:44PM
A fabulous collection, Lynne - the opener captures the viewer's attention immediately and literally!!

RichardSmile
28 Oct 2019 9:44PM
Stunning set Lynne. Wonderful.
Don
capto Plus
8 6.4k 20 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2019 8:05PM
A great set with v10 getting my UA.Smile
ivor
Joline Plus
14 30 58 United States
29 Oct 2019 8:20PM
That bridge is beautiful and you have shown it off perfectly.
tonyng 10 11 3 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2019 10:47PM
Love the symmetry of 8 & 10.

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