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The Bridge of Aura

Posted by
ursulakatariina (Ed, Sweden) on 10 December 2012 in Cityscape & Urban.

Now I'm gonna show few shots I took with the Ilford Sportsman in Turku, Finland. All were shot on a dark day while the snow was slowly covering the ground.
This is one of the bridges crossing the River Aura. Bridge is called 'The bridge of Aura', it was opened for traffic in 1907, it is 47 meters long and 12 meters wide.
I have adjusted the contrast a little and added the watermark on these photos, but that's it, no other tricks.
Thank you daddy for scanning and sending the pictures!

Canon MG5100 series

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is almost a historical view. I have personally experienced that same camera, this hobby about 50 years ago. The camera has to set the values ​​of trying to guess or a separate light meter form. Not just a simple thing.

10 Dec 2012 5:19am

@Jypyä Pop: Thanks.
I totally forgot that you have the light meter too! I actually saw it in your computer room on the day we left... I don't know if I would have known how to use it, but I could have tried! Maybe next time when we come to Turku. :)

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

It has a really old feel to it

10 Dec 2012 7:28am

@Christine: Thank you!

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Great picture, even an old camera, you can get some good pictures!:-))Haleja.

Happy Monday for both of you!

10 Dec 2012 8:48am

@Oiva: Thank you!

Have a good evening!

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

It looks absolutely timeless

10 Dec 2012 11:12am

@CElliottUK: It helps to create the feeling when there aren't any cars on the bridge.

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Beautifully moody shot, I had one back in the early sixties but for the life of me i can't remember which model it was, I do know I swapped it for an early Ricoh.

10 Dec 2012 7:11pm

@Jeff: Thank you.
I think I'm gonna have many great moments with that old camera when I go to Finland next time!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

It gives it an old time feel, with this dark atmosphere.

10 Dec 2012 7:37pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you. It also helps the subject is really old!

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

It does feel timeless, great work

10 Dec 2012 8:25pm

@The Mouse: Thank you!

Romina from tehran, Iran

Uhh like that sadness moment ;)

11 Dec 2012 3:10am

@Romina: Thank you!

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