Rio–Antirrio Bridge, Greece

Posted by Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 14 May 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The 2,880 metre long cable-stayed suspension bridge that crosses the gulf of Corinth near Patras in Greece.

I see the automatic exif data is missing on this image for some reason. It was photographed handheld using a Nikon D700 and 70-300vr lens at 165mm; 1/800th of a second and f5.6. ISO was 200 which is the normal base iso for the D700.

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Jerry from Aberdeen, United States

Congratulations on a beautiful photo.

14 May 2012 5:05am

@Jerry: Thanks Jerry!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

This sky is so sculptural !
That's finally normal, in Greece.

14 May 2012 6:56am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gérard!....as we were there in Spring rather than Summer we had some really interesting skies (for photography that is!)

L'Angevine from Angers, France

très bien cadré

14 May 2012 7:08am

@L'Angevine: Thanks!

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Can't beat some dramatic clouds to make a scene come alive! Great photo.

14 May 2012 8:17am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Superb! The bridge seems so fragile under the huge cumulonimbus!

14 May 2012 8:56am

Punit from Pune, India

The contrast of the lines of the bridge and the dramatic clouds a the top is wonderful!

14 May 2012 9:11am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Incredible how the cloud formations mimic the points on this bridge. Amazing shot.

14 May 2012 9:50am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Excellent!

14 May 2012 11:13am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

What a sight portrayed in the most beautiful b&w tone and masterful composition! Love this so much Ian!

14 May 2012 12:46pm

Ari from Turku, Finland

Powerful elements

14 May 2012 2:08pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Waouh !! Exceptional b&w !!

14 May 2012 4:47pm

Andrew Atkinson from Hartlepool, United Kingdom

Ian, fantastic. The tones are spot on and as always excellent composition. There arn't ant camera/lens details for the shot.

14 May 2012 4:58pm

@Andrew Atkinson: Hi Andrew - yes, the automatic exif data was missing when I uploaded the photo so I added it into my text underneath the photo instead.

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

that's the way to shoot a bridge! Loving the grandstand in the sky also...nice one Ian, another signature Bramham image!

14 May 2012 7:07pm

Wolfen from Villefranche S/S, France

Tout simplement magnifique !! 5 *****
Toutes mes félicitations !

14 May 2012 9:04pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Wonderful range of tones and balance composition in this image.

14 May 2012 10:56pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

marvelous. wonderful clouds

14 May 2012 11:11pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fabulous photo! the various layers present in this composition are just superb! excellent work!

15 May 2012 3:32am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

excellent shot
Have a lovely day :)

15 May 2012 8:35am

bahman parandin from kermanshah, Iran

great work with nice composition.+++++

15 May 2012 4:16pm

Roland Theys from Gerpinnes, Belgium

wonderful B+W

15 May 2012 5:07pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Fantastic!!!

15 May 2012 9:16pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Those clouds above are amazing; everything came together for you!

15 May 2012 10:35pm

k@ from Paris, France

I love the interplay, as if the top of the bridge was pointing to the clouds in order to pierce them all. Graphic & poetic as well.

16 May 2012 6:31am

bahman parandin from kermanshah, Iran

great work with nice edit.

17 May 2012 10:04am

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Very nice, Ian! Excellent job.

19 May 2012 1:43am

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Fantastic composition! Beautiful grey tones.

19 May 2012 11:43am

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

Beautiful picture. The black and white is very nice. Good day

20 May 2012 7:49am

shooter from United Kingdom

Love the sense of scale on this Ian and the tones are just peachy.

21 May 2012 7:18pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

bravo, makes a Greek very proud*

25 May 2012 12:46pm

Bron from Canberra, Australia

Fabulous!

26 May 2012 8:45am

Silvia Ganora Photography from Domodossola, Italy

Wonderful!

26 May 2012 12:10pm

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

Look at that big sky....amazing!

2 Jun 2012 8:00am

Ranita Imposible from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Excellent!

8 Jun 2012 8:51am

ocorti from Vevey, Switzerland

amazing

15 Jul 2012 9:00pm

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