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Trinity Bridge, Manchester

By TrevBatWCC    
More raking of the archives, trying to find something Iíve not used on EPZ before. This is going way back to 2008 on a trip to Manchester. Crossing the River Irwell towards the Salford side is the Trinity Footbridge. On reaching the far side there's this tall pylon for the bridge's supporting cables and thought it something a bit different and would make a good lead image. On reprocessing, it seems to work better in mono than colour. The version shows a wider view of the bridge, and in colour, looking across to the pylon side, with the Lowry Hotel in the centre of the image.
The lead was shot with the Nikon 18-55mm lens at 55mm, the version with the Sigma 10-20mm and at 10mm.
(image taken 16/10/2008)

Many thanks to Lillian, Richard (estonian) and Ju (JuBarney) for their User Awards on my previous upload, Basilica di San Marco Basilica di San Marco, most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, mono conversion in Nik Collection's Silver Efex Pro 2, tweaked in Photoshop Elements 2020.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Manchester Black and white Lowry hotel river irwell Trinity footbridge

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mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2420 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 11:17AM
Making clear sense out of complexity. This is so beautiful, in a cool, aloof, brittle sort of way. Garbo as architecture...
Edit - the version appeared while I was typing, it deserves its own upload.
SlowSong Plus
12 9.7k 30 England
28 Dec 2020 11:40AM
These modern bridges make for superb b/w photos. Here's one. Smile
28 Dec 2020 11:42AM
Stunning captures Trev, I love the abstract, powerful, and dramatic feel of the original,
Sylvia
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 11:50AM
Love the lead. Reach for the sky Trev.
Peter
jacomes Plus
6 28 38 Portugal
28 Dec 2020 11:51AM
The version is a pleasant photo of the bridge, the lead is a superb photo in its own right. Well seen and excellently processed, the pylon has the look of a space ship as visualised 50 years ago. A top drawer image, and one I'd love to have taken.
James
helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 12:45PM
Wonderful capture in the opening image - rather minimal for you - and I like it very much SmileSmileSmileSmile
Helen
28 Dec 2020 12:49PM
The lead image is nothing short of superb Trev, it's like some mind blowing musical instrument.
keep on takin em!
Geoff
28 Dec 2020 1:18PM
both excellent although in a different way
beautiful photography and postwork as always⭐️
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
28 Dec 2020 2:02PM
Maybe SpaceX might be interested? 😁
Minty805 Plus
4 42 9 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 2:24PM
Clearly two very different images, with the version a good shot in its own right but also a scene-setter for the lead. The lead is extremely strong in its simplicity and use of geometric lines, which b&w depicts perfectly. An obvious award-winner.
Allan
28 Dec 2020 2:28PM
Simple , good, well shot well processed
28 Dec 2020 2:49PM
Dramatic feeling here Trev, with great processing. 👍 Your archives have great finds! More please, they are great to see 🙂

Dave 🐈🙂
28 Dec 2020 3:01PM
Excellent Trev, the supports make a very interesting photograph, with all the lines.

Looks great in Mono.


PattySmile
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
28 Dec 2020 4:00PM
Superb
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 4:41PM
Terrific shots with an interesting abstract for your lead,
Ju
richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
28 Dec 2020 5:20PM
Two good images Trev. For me its the lead, all day!
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2020 6:30PM
Two amazing metallics Trev, loving the lead...
Good photography. Isabel GrinGrin
28 Dec 2020 7:56PM
Beautiful images Trev, excellent POV and mono tones in the lead and lovely light with fine colours in the version.

Lory Smile
gpimages Plus
10 66 2 England
29 Dec 2020 8:21AM
Excellent photograph Trev, well seen. Super processing as usual.
gp Wink
29 Dec 2020 9:54AM
Lead image is my favourite, it is a striking abstract image
Techno 12 6.1k 8 England
29 Dec 2020 4:12PM
Lead for me Trev, nice one....😮
firstlight 11 2 3 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2020 8:27PM
Excellent image.
rhfoto 5 2
29 Dec 2020 9:38PM
Excellent in every respect Trev, well worthy of all those awards, mine included.
The lead mono is particularly good, and my favourite. Smile

Ray
BobbyMS Plus
4 4 1
31 Dec 2020 12:37PM
Ultra-clean image taken from providential POV.
31 Dec 2020 3:21PM
Simply superb, Trev!

RichardSmile

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