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Porto.Ponte de Dom Luis I
12-DEC-2016

Porto.Ponte de Dom Luis I

Completed in 1886 by a student of Gustave Eiffel, the bridge’s top deck is now reserved for pedestrians, as well as one of the city’s metro lines; the lower deck bears regular traffic, as well as narrow walkways for those on foot.The bridge's construction was significant, as the area’s foot traffic once navigated a bridge made from old port boats lashed together. To make matters worse, the river was wild back then, with no upstream dams. When Napoleon invaded in 1809, scores were crushed and drowned in the rushing river as a panicked stampede proved too much for the makeshift bridge

Canon EOS 70D
1s f/5.0 at 24.0mm iso200 full exif

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lovediary17-Feb-2017 17:15
Amazing construction and thanks for the background captions. V
Yiannis Pavlis04-Feb-2017 13:41
Excellent capture
Jean D11-Jan-2017 01:23
Awesome night capture, lovely scene with perfect exposure. A joy to view. ~V
George28-Dec-2016 19:31
Beautiful shot!V
Julie Oldfield18-Dec-2016 18:27
Wow! Superb. V
Nora van Beek18-Dec-2016 17:33
Fantastic composition and capture! The lights are so beautiful! V
Jeff Real18-Dec-2016 14:58
I love night photos of cities and this one is incredible....love it ~V~
Helen Betts18-Dec-2016 14:03
Spectacular capture of this bridge, from an excellent vantage point. Super light as well. V.
Neil Marcus18-Dec-2016 10:15
An impressive image at this POV.
Yvonne18-Dec-2016 10:02
What a superb angle to capture the bridge...and wonderful to include the scenery over
the bridge .. v
John Reynolds LRPS18-Dec-2016 09:38
An impressive bridge, well shown. V.
victorswan18-Dec-2016 09:03
Great compo Jose lovely lighting on this remarkable bridge nice work BV
Ken Chambers ARPS18-Dec-2016 05:50
Quite a remarkable bridge, Jose
Dallas Hyatt18-Dec-2016 05:42
Very cool! Great shot!
Paco López18-Dec-2016 05:13
Un precioso juego de luces y formas! V!
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