Featured Forum Thread: 'Sundial Bridge' by uscrx

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by uscrx, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
  2. dagaleaa

    dagaleaa Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 4, 2011
    Naples, Fl
    what an interesting bridge, and a great set of photographs....I am a big fan of lines and angles...always have been! Great work!!! My favorite is the first one!!
  3. Reynard

    Reynard Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 1, 2012
    Cleethorpes, UK
    A great set of photos, they really show off the lines of the bridge.


  4. RajC

    RajC Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 6, 2013
    It's a stunning bridge

    It's hard to take a bad photo of the bridge, except during the day when it's packed with tourists.
    I spent some time in the area a few years ago. The entire river canyon has myriad opportunities for wildlife and plan life, plus historical/man-made opportunities.
    The Turtle Bay museum by this bridge often has spectacular displays. Definitely worth stopping in, plus there's a nice arboretum.
  5. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    Lol trust me...I've taken really bad shots too!

    But you're right...many opportunities for photos. And my daughter is a teen volunteer at the Turtle Bay museum. She cleans animal poop with pride!
  6. Prototype

    Prototype Mu-43 Rookie

    Aug 7, 2013
    Love the bridge, especially at night. The Redding area has some great places to photograph and I've been making plans to visit it again. Thanks for posting these!
  7. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    Skimmed through your Flicker.

    I recognize "Lassen." :2thumbs:
  8. Ulfric M Douglas

    Ulfric M Douglas Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 6, 2010
    Ooh, nice bridge.
  9. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Fantastic images! Really cool structure.
  10. RajC

    RajC Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 6, 2013
    I apologize if my comment ("hard to take a bad photo ...) implied that the original images lacked any appeal. That's just the opposite- they were very stunning photos! Probably the best I've seen of that bridge.

    Kudos to your daughter, too! It's a fun place to visit and seems like it would be a great place to work.
  11. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    A most excellent series that is publication worthy! :2thumbs:
  12. MoriahMattson

    MoriahMattson Mu-43 Rookie

    Aug 3, 2013
    sensational photographs shown here, i liked them a lot as they are remarkable one for us to save them as our desktop wallpapers
  13. micz87

    micz87 Mu-43 Regular

    May 8, 2012
    I love architecture sessions over night... Beautiful symmetrical views!
  14. jfdana

    jfdana Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 23, 2013
    South Portland, ME
    The documentary about the making of the bridge, "Angle of Inspiration," is now on youtube: [ame=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PXJKUkoDxQ]Angle Of Inspiration (Sundial Bridge documentary) - YouTube[/ame]

    Or you can buy it for $100 on Amazon
  15. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    Oh man.....fascinating.

    Now I know I really didn't do justice photographing this bridge. Bridge designed by a genius.

    I'm going to photograph it again. I've done some medium format film of the bridge...I better find it. :thumbup:
  16. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    I can tell you, today everyone in Redding loves the bridge.
  17. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    Here's a scanned image of a B&W medium format taken with Hasselblad last year. Then spent the afternoon developing and printing in the darkroom.

    It's labor intensive imo. And if I'm going to end up just scanning into a JPG file..

    Actualy B&W photo looks much better... but I question why I'm still hanging on to film.

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