Bear River Estuary and Bridges

Daily Image - 22 November 2011 - Bear River Estuary and Bridges

This is one of my favourite views around the Annapolis Basin. Unfortunately it only shows itself from late fall to early spring, when the leaves are off the trees, unblocking the view. Although infinitely superior for daily use, the new highway bridge doesn’t have the same nostalgic visual appeal of the old one-lane, iron swing bridge it replaced. I have many fond memories of crossing that old bridge… especially in the fog.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 200mm – ISO 200 – f8 – 1/250.

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About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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2 Responses to Bear River Estuary and Bridges

  1. sandi Gargano says:

    Nice view!

  2. Gregory Jamieson says:

    Hi Gerry!

    I know where you took that picture from the time we lived in Bear River. To the right is a cape cod home (in the distance), There used to be a fantastic location up behind the house and to the right. It might be grown up now. When I lived there the house was vacant and you could go up and take pictures without worrying that the owner would use his shotgun. I think some one is living in the house now.

    Greg

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