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The Bridge Again

By Alan_Baseley  
After yesterday's foray back into the warm summer sunshine, it's back to to the cold winter sunshine.
More images of the former railway bridge over the River Calder, taken over the weekend.
All the images are variations of a 5 shot, handheld HDR

V1--HDR and adjusted in Topaz
V2--HDR and with a PS curves adjustment
V3--V2 converted to mono
V4--HDR "fiddled" with in PS
V5--A blend of V1 & V4

Tags: Snow Sun Architecture Hdr Digitally manipulated Railway bridge River calder Landscape and travel

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paddyman 9 66 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 9:29AM
nice image of the bridge,V1 as come out ok,not over done like a lot of HDR shots,

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Freila 7 107
6 Dec 2010 9:45AM
V1 for me to Alan and I like the B/W
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
6 Dec 2010 9:49AM
Good work, Alan, torn between V's 1 & 2. Carol
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 9:58AM
Love them all
Rob66 8 1 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 9:58AM
Great shot - the processing has really made this stand out.
Metro6R4 7 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 10:10AM
This photo stands out from the crowd.... Well done.
V1 definetly works best.
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
6 Dec 2010 12:06PM
V1 and 3 for different reasons.
Can you see the profile in the clouds on the left of the image? Looks like one of Scrooge's spiritsSmile
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 1:11PM
wonderful st of captures cracking light and colour v1 for me today a cracker Wink
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
6 Dec 2010 1:16PM
Some interesting variations -- v1 appeals most, perhaps 2 and 3--- a well done experiment!
RTDS 9 Cyprus
6 Dec 2010 2:13PM
Great set of images.
I like them all.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
6 Dec 2010 3:07PM
Much prefer V1. Great sky and love the lead in of shadows and light plus footprints.

6 Dec 2010 3:09PM
Excellent details ,well taken.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 3:35PM
This is an excellent image, and having looked at and admired each version, I have come back to V1 as being my favourite because I particularly like the detail in the footprints and shadows going across them. Yes, there IS a face in the sky.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 3:37PM
1 and 3 work best for me, very nicely done

Absolutely stunning, a fantastic composition, colours and light, the shadows on the bridge are lovely.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
6 Dec 2010 4:29PM
Terrific series. Composition is first class. V1 is an absolute cracker.
What a great image - V1 & 3 for me

OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2010 6:12PM
Great work Alan, very nice light and colours V1 and 2 for me, very well done.
6 Dec 2010 6:25PM
Great set Alan v1 and v3 for me but all excellent.
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
6 Dec 2010 6:34PM
Superb set of variants. Love the perspective in this image, as well as the lovely light, tones and textures. V1 for me.
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
6 Dec 2010 6:56PM
definately V1 for us,good use of HDR.
6 Dec 2010 7:19PM
A cracking shot, Alan, with all versions being well processed but it's V1 for me today.
paulcr 13 1.5k 9 Ireland
6 Dec 2010 7:20PM
I think V3 enhances the light and shadow far better. Paul
moiral 8 12 Scotland
6 Dec 2010 8:27PM
All good but V2 my favourite. Moira
V1 and 3 for me Alan, well done.

Anjantoo 10 7 1 England
7 Dec 2010 12:28AM
Amazing work, love all of them but prefer V1. It just looks sooooo good!
7 Dec 2010 5:02PM
good work, V1 for me.
7 Dec 2010 6:06PM
Super set, v.1 stands out for me too. Superb.
Suehh 11 39 6 England
7 Dec 2010 11:55PM
Love this - all of them - but V2 is my favourite.

Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
9 Dec 2010 9:28AM
Good set Alan...V2 for me
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 11:26AM
V1 for me - a real beauty.

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
23 Dec 2010 8:27PM
Terrific light, shadows and composition Alan. I can't choose between the first three versions as they are all excellent

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