Starry Forth Rail Bridge

By mineallmine
An alternative view of the Forth Rail Bridge. I like the effect of the floodlighting shining from the distance, the reflections on the firth, and the stars. I seem to have captured a constellation : The Plough/Big Dipper!

Tags: Road Bridge Transport Edinburgh Night Plough Architecture Rail Forth Firth Big dipper Landscape and travel Queensferry

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Comments


Grim1 9 49 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 12:56PM
Great perspective and lights!

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Costy Plus
8 483 6 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 1:01PM
This is stunning! The lights intrigue me... I'm interested to know if this has been adapted at all to 1, get the affect with the light throwing itself into the sky in the background and 2, to get it so red.

Excellent image!
Nallen 9 England
23 Sep 2007 1:07PM
awesome shot
The original image was as red, and the light effect was there in the original too! I'll see if I can work out how to upload the original, uncropped version to show this.
Tandberg 12 1.2k 2 England
23 Sep 2007 1:12PM
I like the colour and the light
Dave
23 Sep 2007 1:15PM
I love teh effect on this def different angle well done :o)
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 1:26PM
Very effective image
Super perspective and colour
Helen
23 Sep 2007 1:28PM
Beautiful angle, lighting and reflections on this wonderful piece of architecture... Karen
23 Sep 2007 1:30PM
good angel on the bridge and it is no wonder we dont see the stars.
rmr Plus
8 1 Wales
23 Sep 2007 1:45PM
cracking image
well done
mark
cattyal Plus
10 7.4k 6 England
23 Sep 2007 1:49PM
I reckon I'm going to have to get there at night next time I'm up north - which won't be until next year :-(

My daytime shots of both bridges are very mediocre!
Beautiful colours

Graeme
kaybee 11 4.6k 25 Scotland
23 Sep 2007 4:37PM
Super shot - and brave getting in that close to the bridge (most want to get the metalwork on show).

Great 1st upload - now you have something to live up to.
23 Sep 2007 4:53PM
Jaw dropping and definately different.
Camairish Plus
10 1.4k Scotland
23 Sep 2007 6:00PM
Wow - like something from War of the Worlds, great imagination in this,

Ian.
colin 11 697 5 Scotland
23 Sep 2007 7:20PM
Great work. An interesting perspective away from the norm.
Welcome to the site
Colin

Edit: Good first upload. I see you've been a member since last year.
23 Sep 2007 9:50PM
Nice work it looks different
Glynnis
bexter Plus
11 99 Scotland
23 Sep 2007 10:45PM
Ooh nice picture babe. I love the stars and the light coming off the bridge! Glad you have finally uploaded a picture and hope you get as obsessed as me now, then you won't get so bored waiting for me!

xxx
discreetphoton 11 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 11:04PM
i'm just sitting and grinning at this, it's fantastic. You've caught the plough really well, with no trailing at all. What shutter speed was this? I'm assuming that it was quite a lengthy one, given the amount of light in the photo.

Quote:I'm just sitting and grinning at this, it's fantastic. You've caught the plough really well, with no trailing at all. What shutter speed was this? I'm assuming that it was quite a lengthy one, given the amount of light in the photo.


Hmm I can't remember to be honest! It might have been a minute, or even two.
kaybee 11 4.6k 25 Scotland
23 Sep 2007 11:08PM
You do realise that you have to keep up this standard now don't you?
discreetphoton 11 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2007 11:09PM
It's the fact that you've got no trails, it makes for such a strong shot. I would have expected them at this length of time.
24 Sep 2007 11:30AM
striking image
30 Sep 2007 12:35PM
To have captured The Plough in this way is phenomenal work, whether by accident or not. Something I could never do here in London because there is just too much light pollution. I'd love to now your exposure time. Top class.

Quote:To have captured The Plough in this way is phenomenal work, whether by accident or not. Something I could never do here in London because there is just too much light pollution. I'd love to now your exposure time. Top class.

Thanks for the comment! Just looked - the exposure time was 30s.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
25 Nov 2007 10:02PM
That is a stunning shot.
Tom.
jimPat Plus
11 8 1 Scotland
27 Nov 2007 1:17PM
Great shot of a great bridge - excellent work JP
GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2007 7:41PM
Gorgeous capture and super light.
Marilyn x
JudeC Plus
8 6 3 England
11 Dec 2007 9:07AM
Hi - just looking at your PF - love it - welcome to EPZ - Jude.
Paintman Plus
9 1.0k 176 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2008 8:38PM
Excellent shot. I really like the Big Dipper.
Alan.
Incredibly beautiful. Going straight to my favourites.
Mac
BevHadland 8 13 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2008 1:33PM
Excellent, iv'e seen many angles of the bridge and this you have captured superbly..........Bev

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