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Summer in the City

As you could see in my previous photos in the Portland series, the weather was fantastic, so of course the water of the Willamette River attracted quite a few people, even though there are only a few bathing opportunities along the river. Here is one though, right next to the large bridges that carry Interstate-5, which created an interesting contrast.

The photo was taken from Hawthorne Bridge and shows three other bridges: Marquam Bridge, the busiest bridge in Oregon, carrying the Interstate-5 across the Willamette River, and behind it Tilikum Crossing, a cable-stayed bridge, opened in 2015 and behind that one the Ross Island Bridge, a cantilever truss bridge from 1926.

A close-up photo of the sunbathing people is found in the WS.

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Exif Data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-HX400V
Software: PaintShop Pro 16,00
Exposure Time: 1/640 sec
F-Stop: f/4.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 80
Focal Length: 1730/100 mm
Date Taken: 2019-07-24 17:17
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode
File Size: 2372 kb

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