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The Weir On The Nith.

By Tooma
We were in Dumfries at the weekend, and despite the weather being dull and grey I still managed some pleasant shots of the River Nith as it flows through the town. Editing software is a big help, oh yes.

The bridge is called Devorgilla Bridge, aka, The Old Bridge. What I like most about this scene is the contrast between the two areas of the river, the calm and reflective pre-weir vs the fast flowing tumbling weir water. Smile

Thought the scene looked good in mono too, so included it in the V.

Tags: Photo journalism Architecture Weir Dumfries Dumfriesshire Landscape and travel River nith Queen of the South

Voters: Janetdinah, mike9005, pks and 31 more

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Comments


4 Jun 2019 2:11AM
Wonderful contrasts and reflections.
Of the two images number two is my fav.

Carole
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2019 7:38AM
Wonderful!
4 Jun 2019 9:33AM
lovely scene
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
4 Jun 2019 12:06PM
I like the contrast between the turbulent and the placid water. The lead image brings out the lovely tones of the bridge and surrounding buildings.
Ian
4 Jun 2019 1:33PM
Two images that bring back good memories of our visit in 2013, Tom - thank you.
I think I took a photograph from more or less the same spot!

RichardSmile
4 Jun 2019 4:47PM
Two delightful images and difficult to pick a favourite so I'm not going to ... then again ... the mono version is very appealing! (I used to be indecisive but now I'm not so sure Blush ) Once again I am in complete agreement with Mac. SmileSmileSmile
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
4 Jun 2019 8:15PM
One should be very respectful of this rough and tumble river!--a very descriptive image!
davyskid 5 2 Scotland
4 Jun 2019 9:27PM
Great shot looks even better on full screen SmileSmileSmileSmile
Davy
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
6 Jun 2019 10:46AM
Both versions very impressive Tom , you have made the area look more appealing than I remember.
Ian
Both versions work well but I prefer the lead as the colours are so beautiful. Perfectly composed and captured Tom.
Carol

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