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The Lowry Bridge, Salford Quays, UK

By AngelaSeager    
The Quays is described as a European centre of monumental modern architecture with the steel Lowry Arts Centre and aluminium Imperial War Museum....this shot taken on The Lowry Footbridge or also known as The Millennium Bridge or The Lifting Bridge spans the Manchester Ship Canal. It is 92 metres long and has 4 tubular steel towers each 0 metres high. The deck rises to 23 metres above the canal waterline when ships need to pass.

Tags: Canal Urban Modern Steel United Landmark Architecture Quayside Structure Lowry Landscape and travel

Voters: nonur, Hermanus, sueriley and 9 more


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nonur Plus
7 17 10 Turkey
18 Jun 2013 12:33PM
The inclusion of people breaks the symmetry nicely. Good shot!

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
18 Jun 2013 12:47PM
A super photo of this amazing bridge !! Interesting write up too Angela Smile
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 1:05PM
Like the symmetry of this bridge Angela - despite the people crossing it.
Very informatiove write up too. Great image! Smile

Carol
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 1:29PM
Interesting shot, very nice composition and symmetry, lovely sky too

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ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
18 Jun 2013 2:22PM
Great symmetry in this capture Angela...another must see on my trip to Manchester
18 Jun 2013 2:46PM
Definitely Colleen...both The Lowry Centre and The Lowry Bridge are in MediaCityUk and the best way to travel to it is by Metrolink, the iconic Manchester trams.....I will have to take you on one whilst you're here!!!
ANY PHOTOGRAPHY ENTHUSIASTS CARE TO JOIN US? Manchester is delightful as a photography destination, we'll have a blast!!!
great photo good pov. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
capto Plus
4 3.9k 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 6:19PM
A great strong composition.Smile

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Mrsbass 3 2 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 6:21PM
Superbly symmetrical with a fabulous sky Angela, great shot.

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