A894 Kylesku Bridge was opened in 1984, and replaced the old ferry route between banks. It looks lightweight, but is 276m long.
Second photo from trip to Orkney (coast checking)
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dta (67198) 2011-08-09 3:49
Hello Bartlomiej ,
For sure , that is a important way of communication . Nevertheless , it is not so harmonious , in this so gorgeous landscape .
Excellent point of view and good capture of the light despite of the cloudy weather .
lousat (77802) 2011-08-09 3:50
This is a great memory to me,i been there 20 years ago and i remember this bridge and this magnificent cloudy atmosphere of the scottish highlands,it seems to hear the sound of bagpipes....eehehe...great quality and excellent sharpness and colors.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
tyro (20696) 2011-08-09 12:04
A beautiful view and a well composed shot too but I can't help agreeing with Denis in that it would be better without the bridge! Although the bridge is fine and certainly serves a useful purpose, nonetheless I don't think it really is in keeping with the beautiful scenery here.
It is a very long time since I was last at this place - many years before that bridge was built, and I very well remember the little ferry that used to take passengers and cars across the water.
But your picture is beautiful - lovely colours - bright reds and yellows in the foreground, the purplish hills beyond, and a lovely sky.
As usual, perfectly exposed and pin-sharp.
Graal (97819) 2011-08-09 23:59
interesujace miejsce i dobra prezentacja mostu. Interesujaca masz szuflade. Ladne jesienne kolory, to chyba wrzosowiska.
SnapRJW (31427) 2011-08-11 0:03
Hello Bartlomiej - I have to agree, this bridge is hardly a memorable piece of architecture but for travellers it must be a god-send. A well composed and managed shot with wonderful natural colours. I am off to Scotland in 4 weeks time and look forward to seeing beautiful views like this. Best regards Rosemary
GREGG (7888) 2011-08-15 11:29
muszę się wybrać na wyspy.
twoje zdjęcia do tego zachęcają,
danyy (0) 2011-08-16 0:26
un endroit d'écosse peu connu, et pourtant, il ne manque ni de beauté, ni de pittoresque avec ce pont moderne dans ces montagnes d'une rare beauté dépourvues d'arbres.
Selmik (3190) 2011-08-23 12:22
attractive wide-angle view of the bridge combined with various colours and tones of Nature and skies.
- Copyright: Bartlomiej Przezdziecki (bartekp) (4746)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-09-14
- Categories: Nature, Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: KODAK CX6330
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/512 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-08-09 3:20