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Bridge Blues

By WhiteRose1  
Another from the same evening but a little bit closer, taken from St Katherine's Pier. I like the darker tower positioned against the lighter sky, and vice versa but, to be honest, it was a bit fortuitous as the colours were changing so quickly. With a 2.5sec shutter speed I couldn't guarantee what the final colours were going to look like. I was tempted to tone this down a bit but it really was this vibrant.

Iso200, f9, 2.5secs, 24mm, tripod and remote release.

A very big thank you for the UAs on my last image (PMs sent) and to all who viewed and/or commented.

Dave

Tags: London Travel Night Architecture Low light Tower bridge River thames

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fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
29 Jul 2012 6:58AM
A fine well composed night time shot, which I would be proud of, but does not have the appeal of your previous upload.

Albert

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BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 7:14AM
A fantastic image composed very well. The colours are exceptionalGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
marktc 5 85 14 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 7:15AM
Another terrific image Dave, I really love the colours and the light. More please!
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
29 Jul 2012 7:47AM
Another wonderful night image, Dave, but I do agree with Albert, I preferred the previous image. Carol
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
29 Jul 2012 7:48AM
a grand display of colour nicely captured Dave, nice one.
ant.
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 8:07AM
It was great to see the torch and the queen flying this way on the opening ceremony of the Olympics - I can almost hear the James Bond music as I look at this now WinkWink
So different from your last upload of the bridge - so I wouldn't compare them personally
Helen
annettep38 Plus
5 218 39 Costa Rica
29 Jul 2012 8:08AM
Amazing light... I wonder why the colours seem so different!
29 Jul 2012 8:23AM
Well good work and image
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 8:32AM
Brilliant shot, great composition and colours.

Hugh
charlotte 11 34 2 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 8:41AM
Very nice Dave.

Charlotte
29 Jul 2012 8:43AM
Lovely composition, colours, light and interest.

Great capture, Dave.

P.
CaroleS Plus
6 415 3 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 8:59AM
Very vibrant colours, a good capture.
Carole
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
29 Jul 2012 9:10AM
The Magic of our Capital City - A most perfect image.
Joan.
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 9:12AM
You've made a wonderfully vibrant and superbly detailed image Dave. Love the composition and, like Helen, I'm not comparing this with your last upload. Each has to stand on its own and this is another good 'un from you! Smile
Ann
You captured what was there at that time, and you did it well, I like the colours and I agree with you I also like the darker tower in the lighter sky, Good work Dave.

John
woolybill1 Plus
9 22 67 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 9:31AM
Excellent composition and use of the bridge as internal frame for the more modern architecture.
Regards
Bill
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
29 Jul 2012 9:51AM
With the colours changing so fast you could get a great variety of results from the very same viewpoint: love the way this one has worked out though.
And as ever so concisely composed.
Ronnie.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
29 Jul 2012 9:51AM
Wonderful image here Dave.

Ken
netta1234 Plus
4 332 2 Wales
29 Jul 2012 10:06AM
Brilliant shot Smile
Netta
Humblebee 4 1 England
29 Jul 2012 10:10AM
Simply stunning. It's almost like having a before and after all in one shot - no need to compare, each one is unique ... Carol
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
29 Jul 2012 10:27AM
It does look very stunning when lit up like this......

Ade
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
29 Jul 2012 10:36AM
Total Pro excellent capture Dave, every thing about this is right.

Regards

Trev.
29 Jul 2012 10:56AM
did not realise the colours were a changing feast bit of a lucky dip then but has worked well a nice clean defined capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
29 Jul 2012 11:05AM
Great comp and excellent night-time capture. The colours are amazing.

Ann
29 Jul 2012 11:13AM
Dave, very nice comp, stunning colours. I like the lighting on the left tower, think it gives stronger contrast and detail....a very well balanced
comp...........top work......


Paul.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
29 Jul 2012 11:13AM
Beautiful piece of night photography; I love the different colours.
Rende
29 Jul 2012 11:50AM
The breathtaking view!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards, Valery
29 Jul 2012 12:44PM
A stunning image, Dave. The blue light falling on one of the towers has made it a masterpiece. Deep
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 12:53PM
Stunning image Dave.
The colours are magnificent.
Loved the last one and this one.
KateGrinGrinGrin
29 Jul 2012 12:57PM
Agree with above, and your previous upload is my fave of the two Smile Having said that, this is still a super shot, Dave, and I'd be really chuffed if it was mine Wink
Trev Smile
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
29 Jul 2012 12:57PM
A magnificent sight and really great photography. - gary
29 Jul 2012 1:26PM
Hi Dave ... i LOVE the color and light , its amazing ....and i DO wish this image was mine ....Wink

Linda Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 2:09PM
excellent shot good to see
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
29 Jul 2012 2:10PM
Superb--- What fun!
Tibetan 4 3 England
29 Jul 2012 2:22PM
Very nice I like the idea of that it's used to be quite dull in the old days nice one,regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
29 Jul 2012 3:11PM
As usual Dave this is spot on. Very good night time photography. Another beautiful shot of Tower bridge Smile

Mark
Jat_Riski 8 87 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 3:23PM
Beautiful night shot, Dave.
Ayoob 5 Australia
29 Jul 2012 3:27PM
An amazing shot ,Dave-wonderful work ,very well done......GrinGrinGrin
KingBee Plus
10 485 2 Scotland
29 Jul 2012 4:04PM
Very much up to the usual standard! Beautiful lighting.

Regards.

Bob
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
29 Jul 2012 4:05PM
I really like this low light shot Dave, nice one.

Best Matt
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 4:07PM
Take it that the ''rings'' are on the other side?
outstanding again
beautifully captured
Lillian
saltireblue Plus
6 5.8k 33 Norway
29 Jul 2012 4:31PM
Like the fact that the towere are not clolour co-ordinated, as they usually are. Interesting to see the five rings pulled up to the horizontal uneder the upper structure...wonder why?
No point trying to compare this with your previous image from here, Dave, as they are so different and so good in their own right that they don't deserve to be compared. The one is not inferior to the other.


Oh, and had you waited a few days, you might have captured Golden Balls passing under the bridgeGrin

Malc
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 5:44PM
great image Dave, stunning colours.

Gareth Smile
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 6:09PM
A belter! I don't think Tower bridge has ever looked so splendid! Well captured.
PS - Re: Holland Park if you decide to go see the Holland House extensive gardens right up to the giant chess board and the lovely Japanese Kyoto Gardens. IB
29 Jul 2012 6:22PM
Hi Dave bet your inheaven at the moment love your shots , still look throshots on here but dont download , regards gray
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
29 Jul 2012 6:48PM
Simply stunning

Peter
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 6:58PM
Excellent rendering of a difficult subject.


Ray
Leilani 11 29 3 England
29 Jul 2012 7:29PM
Spectacular capture! Beautiful colours Dave and superb quality! Smile
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
29 Jul 2012 10:09PM
Good work Dave.
Regards Richard
carper123 Plus
4 914 8 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 10:20PM
Brilliant Dave, you know how i love vibrant colours and this picture is awesome, no i cant give you another award ( it certainly deserves it ) SadWink. Great work.
Well done my friend.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 10:53PM
Blue is my favourite colour, nice shot, Peter..
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
30 Jul 2012 12:02AM
Dave,
Not much I can say but "wow -- great low light shot."
Thanks for including the technical details.
Nicely done.
-=\Walter
posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 1:50AM
And so is this !

Barry
moiral 6 12 Scotland
30 Jul 2012 7:55AM
As always, beautifully composed and taken Dave. I really like the vibrant colours here. Moira
jdinne 13 16 England
30 Jul 2012 9:19AM
Wow Dave, stunning colours, another image of quality............

john
Plenty good colour in this Tower Bridge. Two and a half shutter speed was my choice a lot of times.
Well done. WesternRed.
30 Jul 2012 12:29PM
What a stunning shot Dave,beautiful lighting..Lin
PattiW 10 24 2 United States
30 Jul 2012 12:31PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
SandraKay Plus
9 233 4 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 12:36PM
Gorgeous capture.
Sandra
Gerryrys 4 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 4:27PM
Love it. Grin

Gerry
30 Jul 2012 4:41PM
Good composition. Great colours and saturation. As always tack sharp. Nice perspective.
dven Plus
11 25 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 5:00PM
Absolutely stunning

dven
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 5:21PM
A really stunning shot Dave. Congratulations on all the awards. Thoroughly deserved
Jim
clintQB 4 51 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 7:56PM
stunning shot.......excellent exposure, night shots are tricky
LexEquine 10 19 United States
30 Jul 2012 8:57PM
'Super Color, Details, & Compo!' ~ LEx Wink
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 10:17PM
i've never seen it with many colourful lights, well composed shot Dave.
regards
Yung
30 Jul 2012 11:18PM
That's a stand out shot Dave. Excellent image.
Alun
BarbaraR 10 16 1 England
31 Jul 2012 11:27AM
Stunning capture Dave.
The only thing I would wish away would be the cranes.

B.
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2012 12:21PM
Nice image captured.
Matt
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2012 7:12PM
Fantastic Dave your photos are outstanding Smile
Rob
31 Jul 2012 7:45PM
The colours certainly give a wow factor Dave.
Paul
31 Jul 2012 8:41PM
A magnificant photo
Ely
1 Aug 2012 8:49AM
Taken at just the right time stunning.
1 Aug 2012 5:41PM
Another brilliant Image . fabulous to see. GillSmile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
1 Aug 2012 8:10PM
A fabulous view of the bridge at night, I think it looks its best after dark
You've hit the jackpot with this one.. Fantastic timing..Wink
pamkelly 4 47 England
13 Aug 2012 7:28PM
Terrific night shot. Stunning colours.
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2012 8:58PM
A lovely composition and night shot well caught

Ian

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