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"Two Bridges"

By RonnieAG
This photo was taken last Friday on a visit to the Dumfries House Estate (the one saved for the nation by a consortium headed by HRH The Prince Charles) and shows two bridges over the Lugar Water.
The foreground Chinese Bridge, built only about 4 years ago, frames the 1760 John Adam designed elliptical bridge, also known as the Avenue Bridge.
(Jasmine is about to cross the Chinese Bridge from the right........she often manages to sneak into my landscapes).

My thanks to all who commented on my Painted Lady.


Tags: Landscape and travel Dumfries House Estate

Voters: Tonytee, Granddad, mogobiker and 41 more

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19 Sep 2019 1:55AM
Beautiful image. Perfect in every way. What a pleasing viewing experience. Thanks a million.


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19 Sep 2019 3:51AM
Nice shot
debu 9 India
19 Sep 2019 4:10AM
Lovely image.
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2019 4:16AM
Excellent photography...
Isabel GrinGrin
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2019 4:26AM
Beautifully timed Ronnie, was Jasmine under instructions?
like how the blue from the sky has reflected into the water,
enhancing this lovely landscape, and what an unusual bridge
leading us into the second bridge
19 Sep 2019 6:56AM
And two very different cultures, Ronnie. Beautifully captured.

19 Sep 2019 7:54AM
Beautiful scene Ronnie, excellently composed,
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.3k 157 England
19 Sep 2019 8:06AM
Very useful to have a 'figure in the landscape' to hand. The framing of a bridge with a bridge works well with the stream taking you the image nicely.
saltireblue Plus
9 9.8k 36 Norway
19 Sep 2019 8:11AM

Quote:Very useful to have a 'figure in the landscape' to hand. The framing of a bridge with a bridge works well with the stream taking you the image nicely.

What Dave said...
I think I prefer the original stone bridge in the distance...not sure about the esthetics of that suedo-Chinese effort...
19 Sep 2019 9:40AM
Lovely shot!

CaroleS Plus
9 440 3 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2019 10:39AM
Two contrasting bridges, well captured.
Superb image
19 Sep 2019 11:01AM
Glad to make this lovely shot 30 Ronnie..Lin
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
19 Sep 2019 12:14PM

Quote:Beautiful scene Ronnie, excellently composed,

I echo this comment.
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
19 Sep 2019 1:05PM
I initially thought you'd been over the seas to China! A lovely composition and capture, Ronnie, framing the bridge within the bridge 👍
Trev 😀
19 Sep 2019 3:35PM
Excellent composition.

bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
19 Sep 2019 6:02PM
Well composed and beautifully detailed Ronnie - Like the deep blue water.
14 Oct 2019 9:05AM
a fine addition this bridge makes as well Ronnie good to see Jasmine in the shot


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