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Still Quayside.

By Tooma
I have another two-fer for you from the River Tyne in Newcastle. Both shot on the same walk along the riverbank as my two previous offerings.

The bridge in my lead shot is the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

V1 is my 2nd shot, which I call, "Taking The Strain", and it features one of the buildings housing the access to the anchor point of The Tyne Bridge, which " is a through arch bridge over the River, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. The bridge was designed by the engineering firm Mott, Hay and Anderson, who later designed the Forth Road Bridge, and was built by Dorman Long and Co. of Middlesbrough. The bridge was officially opened on 10 October 1928 by King George V and has since become a defining symbol of Tyneside. It is ranked as the tenth tallest structure in the city.".

I think it has something of a New York feel about it - maybe partly due to the colours, shapes, and proximity of the nearby buildings. Glad I was there in winter, or that tree would have made my shot impossible.

**** Thanks to all for your votes, comments, and gongs, on yesterday's pics - all very much appreciated. ****

Tags: Bridge Quayside Newcastle-upon-tyne River tyne City centre Town centre Landscape and travel river-side

Voters: handlerstudio, Daisymaye, mike9005 and 31 more

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30 Jul 2020 2:15AM
That bridge does not look so old....nice shot, Tom.

Peter
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
30 Jul 2020 2:52AM
Two very good images. Especially like the lead. I like how you've processed these.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2020 7:29AM
Beautiful image Tom...
Isabel GrinGrin
DaveRyder Plus
6 5.1k 7 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2020 8:57AM
Nice warm tones - in old money an 81B in new money 'warm glow'.
mac Plus
19 11 Scotland
30 Jul 2020 10:36AM
I like the soft warm evening light given the image a glow. You have captured the Millennium Bridge or "Winking Eye Bridge" very well. When we were last there we saw it opening, to let a boat go upstream.
Ian
Joline Plus
14 30 59 United States
30 Jul 2020 1:31PM
The lead image is spectacular!
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
30 Jul 2020 2:10PM
Wonderful images and processing Tom
Ian
Tooma Plus
4 2.2k 3 Scotland
30 Jul 2020 5:34PM

Quote:Nice warm tones - in old money an 81B in new money 'warm glow'.
It only looks warm, Dave - pretty cold, and that warm pink soon changed to lovely blue tones. To look at the Newcastle lasses heading out in their short sleeved tops -and jacketless - that added to the warm look. Hardy lasses - or mad for the styling.
Tom.
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
30 Jul 2020 7:21PM
I surely do like your lead-- Expansiv, modern and clean-- and wonderful colors!

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