• Main arch, crossing the highway
  • North arch
  • Part of the South arch is visible here

Complesso di Santiago Calatrava a RE - Ponte Nord [Santiago Calatrava bridge at a local highway exit - North section]

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30.000+ views!

Ma quanto faceva freddo?!? :)

[I nearly freezed my hards shooting this... it took me about forty minutes, and it was COLD!!]

ISO 100 / 13mm / f/16 / 30 seconds / Sigma 10-20mm

Giampaolo Squarcina, Andrea_b., and 141 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. thieubob 65 months ago | reply

    This is realy an amazing shot!

  2. Le***Refs *PHOTOGRAPHIE* 65 months ago | reply

    great capture!!

    bonjour je suis l'administrateur du groupe: www.flickr.com/groups/dans_la_nuit/

    nous aimerions que vous ajouter ceci au pool...merci :)

  3. ilonqua 64 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Enlighted Bridges, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  4. lefotodifabio 61 months ago | reply

    Sti kazzi che scatto spettacolare...complimenti
    sto provando anch'io...ehhe imparero'!

  5. flickrolf 60 months ago | reply

    You are invited to post this wonderful lightscaping picture in
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    The winner will be allowed to choose the next theme.
    Post until the end of May. Than we will be voting.
    please, post your picture here
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  6. Sidfire 60 months ago | reply

    great shot :)

  7. a2roland 58 months ago | reply

    Great Shot........What's your true WORTH for a photo you ask?, well, as an Award Winning Photographer:
    Here's a simple but Extremely useful test for all you Flickr Photogs
    to determine whether your shots are COMMERCIALLY VIABLE :-)
    Take an unframed / framed photo and put it on the street for sale,
    pick a few random passersby to ask how much they would pay for it,
    specially, if their answer is "I don't need to buy a photo"...........
    if you're satisfied with whatever they ARE willing to pay for it
    regardless........then THAT's your TRUE WORTH for that photo!.
    As far as what MAKES a Great photo?, a few things in short.....in this ---> Order: Composition / Content / Lighting / Focus , Symmetry (watch out for SPOILERS like jagged edges, off frame Subjects / Objects sticking in the frame and distractions such as a piece of crumpled paper in what otherwise amounted to be a calm and peaceful scene.
    Wider fields and greater Depth, Colors / Tone / White Balance
    and Shades.
    Highlights should not be washed out and Shadows should not be overcast! (unless of course the intent is such) to find the right BALANCE between the two is true GENIUS!.
    Either, number of objects has to be as many as possible in a
    frame or, even if it is just ONE object, you have to have as many
    sub objects as possible, for instance you could shoot a landscape
    with lots of trees clouds and fields with shades of sunlight and a
    barnyard in the distance with maybe a windmill at sunset,
    that gives you enough objects, OR JUST have a tree in a photo
    but if the tree shows finer details in leaves and branches and
    ribs and veins, you've got yourself a great photo as well. Another good example would be, Sand, which by itself is just that, SAND!, but if the photo also shows the fine details in hundreds and thousands of sand grains taken at right angles with proper lighting and the right focus, you end up getting a great shot!
    So, a compromise between many objects in a single frame OR just one object with attention to details....Last but not least is…. Sharpening, it’s an art to do this , (always zoom to 100% BEFORE sharpening) do not over or undersharpen the image, Unless the intent was such
    Always resize the image BEFORE sharpening. And Remember to take your shots from a spot most others can't get to, or time, most others are sleeping, after all there are Millions of people taking pictures of Statue of Liberty or Times Square why should anyone pay for or look at your pics? Unless of course it's RADICALLY different or taken from a 100 story building.......Hanging upside down, :-)
    Good Luck to ALL and…Happy Snapping!! :-)

    Norman Zeb
    Email: a2roland@yahoo.com

  8. nickydancer 58 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Il Bello dell'Italia (post1 - comment1), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  9. •·.·•ë£ï§å•·.·• (AWAY) 58 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Best of Flickr (admin invited), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  10. Toni_V 55 months ago | reply

    Faaaaaaaaaaantastic !!!

  11. arachnia9 [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

    I applaud your efforts. Amazing shot!

  12. W&Ps Photos 54 months ago | reply

    This one jumps out at you! Wonderful perspective, composition and lighting, thanks for posting.

  13. diegofornero (destino2003) 46 months ago | reply

    complimenti, gran bello scatto!

  14. Been Around 43 months ago | reply

    EXCELLENT SHOT, BELLISSIMO SCATTO


    SEEN IN IL BELLO DELL’ITALIA
    Post 1 – Comment 1

  15. Sir Francis Canker Photography © 32 months ago | reply

    Freddo ma e venuto bene!
    Spettacolare.
    ...and faved!

  16. mlhradio 28 months ago | reply

    Congratulations on receiving more than 25,000 views -- that's quite impressive! Now that you've reached this milestone, you might want to consider graduating this photograph from the 'Views: 5000' group to the 'Views: 25,000' group, which can be found here: www.flickr.com/groups/views25000/

    Once again, congratulations and hopefully your photos will receive many more views in the future! Reminder: Photos should only be in one 'Views:xx' group at a time. (This is an automatic message posted to all items in the 'Views: 5000' group that receive more than 25,000 views. There is no need to reply to this message.)

  17. sid_napo_orso_capo 26 months ago | reply

    passo spesso sotto il ponte mai di notte, mi sa che ci devo andare, e stupenda foto

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