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U Bein Bridge, Amarapura, Myanmar


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#1 Anthony

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 18:36

At 1.3 km, this is the longest wooden bridge in the world. It is also a stunning place at sunset, which I hope my photos convey.

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#2 Coreopsis

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 18:53

As you say - stunning !
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#3 Chris Dees

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 20:30

One of the nicest placed I have been.
Did you noticed a lot of the columns are already deteriorated?
Too much glass to carry.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 05:19

Very nice, Anthony! Looks like stunning light is to be had there.

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#5 Anthony

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 14:02

Thanks for commenting, Coreopsis, Chris and Dallas.

Chris, yes, some columns have deteriorated, and the maintenance programme is not what it might be. Teak is strong and water resistant, so I am sure the bridge will be around for a while yet.

Dallas, it certainly was a Golden Hour. There is a huge amount of visual inspiration there, and a keen photographer could easily spend a couple of days there. Even the monks like to take photos.

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#6 simato73

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:35

Amazing place and light, thanks for sharing.
My favourites are the third, fourth and last of the first series, the middle shots of the second series are also nice.
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:23

I love the seventh (one before the last) of the first series.
This is a quite famous place and you managed to get original views, congratulations...
I especially like the reflections in the water in this series.
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#8 averity

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 21:51

wonderful series, such magnificent light

#9 Anthony

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 17:18

Simone, Olivier, Averity, thanks for your comments.




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