Sydney Crossing

© Rona L. Schwarz

Sydney Crossing

Renee Doyle level-addict 9/4/2010 12:05:17 AM

Cool bridge capture Rona!!!! #1304714

Rob Bishop 9/4/2010 12:30:26 AM

Great composition, wonderful effect. #8880971

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 9/4/2010 12:54:12 AM

This is brilliant, Rona. What a stunning capture. Too bad they don't allow the hikers to take camera gear on the climb! Hope you entered it in people category! Good luck!

UB. #8881016

Michelle Alton 9/4/2010 3:33:17 AM

I've seen maybe hundreds of shots of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, but NEVER one like this, with "ants" all over it!

Wonderful work, Rona. #8881097

Monnie Ryan 9/4/2010 6:10:45 AM

Fantastic capture, Rona! Don't know if I'd have the stamina to make that climb, but I'd sure love to try! #8881303

Terry Cervi level-addict 9/4/2010 6:40:26 AM

This is a very cool shot, Rona! The composition is wonderful as is the gorgeous color. NICE! #8881370

Val Feldman level-addict 9/4/2010 7:58:40 AM

Wow! What a great capture! Wonderful sense of scale and perspective, excellent detail and clarity...great lines and love the diagonal flow of the bridge lines...and those colors! Just terrific! I could go on and on! :) Superb work, Rona! #8881502

Debra R. Harder 9/4/2010 9:07:28 AM

I agree with Val...WOW, Rona!! Excellent lighting, colors, details and comp. There is no way I could ever walk that bridge. Props to those that do!! Superb image!! Deb #8881691

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-addict 9/4/2010 9:15:39 AM

Great scene and colors Rona. Wonderful work.
JP #8881705

Rona L. Schwarz 9/4/2010 9:34:27 AM

Thank you all so much for your enthusiastic comments - they really made my morning! I actually have more images of these "ants" but I certainly was not one of them being severely height challenged! It is very popular, however, despite the high price tag. #8881724

Karen Celella level-addict 9/4/2010 10:12:18 AM

Beautiful image, Rona. I'm inspired to do that climb. #8881779

Nancy L. Green level-addict 9/4/2010 10:48:05 AM

GORGEOUS Rona, OUTSTANDING colors and lighting in this wonderful image!!! That is ONE HUGE bridge!!! <>< #8881814

Carol Eade level-addict 9/5/2010 9:26:57 AM

This is gorgeous, Rona, but not a tour I'd take, I'm afraid of heights...makes my palms sweat just looking at it, LOL! #8883057

Dianna Murphy 9/5/2010 12:09:44 PM

Wow, this will be a winner. #8883295

Rona L. Schwarz 9/5/2010 10:17:48 PM

Thank you Karen, Nancy, Carol and Dianna for the visit and for those kind comments! #8884091

Carol L. Fowler 9/6/2010 1:29:21 PM

Love your gradated BG- colors are fantastic! #8885111

Rona L. Schwarz 9/6/2010 3:41:08 PM

Thanks Carol! #8885280

Phyllis H. Burchett 9/7/2010 11:42:37 AM

Rona, this is AWESOME....beautiful tones! #8886975

Rona L. Schwarz 9/7/2010 12:00:44 PM

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm, Phyllis. Sorry to everyone about being behind in commenting - I am a tennis addict and my evenings have been spent watching 6 hours of recorded tennis from the U.S. Open! #8887026

Lisa B. North 9/10/2010 2:19:23 PM

What an eye-catcher! A beautifully composed pic and lovely warm colors! #8892949

Rona L. Schwarz 9/12/2010 10:04:46 PM

Thank you so much Lisa for stopping by and for the kind remarks! #8896902

Terry Cervi level-addict 10/15/2010 11:12:34 AM

Congrats on this awesome Finalist, Rona! #8968862

Lisa B. North 10/15/2010 11:45:33 AM

I'm back again to say a big fat congrats on this remarkable shot! #8969215

Carol Eade level-addict 10/15/2010 1:34:44 PM

A real terrific finalist, Rona, another congrats! #8969997

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 10/15/2010 4:07:49 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8970834

Patti Coblentz level-addict 10/15/2010 4:19:17 PM

How I missed this dynamic image is beyond is outstanding, Rona! Congratulations on your finalist!! #8970923

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 10/15/2010 4:29:18 PM

Powerful, dynamic, and gorgeous image,

Congrats with best wishes for the next round!
Debby #8971018

Carol L. Fowler 10/15/2010 4:31:09 PM

Big Congrats! #8971037

Val Feldman level-addict 10/15/2010 5:25:42 PM

I could save my congrats after this goes gold (because all the hair on my arm stood up when I looked at this the first time - my usual "Gold Indicator" (!) :) but will offer hearty congrats to you now, too, just because....Fantastic image, outstanding work, Rona and I sure hope my hairy arms haven't failed me! LOL!!! All the best! ~Val #8971474

R. J. Laudenbacher level-addict 10/15/2010 6:42:51 PM

A big congrat to you Rona on this outstanding Finalist. Hope to see it with Gold. #8971730

Renata Gusciora level-addict 10/15/2010 7:54:31 PM

Wow!I guess I missed this one!:O What a terrific shot!Awesome tones and composition,Rona!HUge congratulations on this outstanding finalist!!!:-) #8971957

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/15/2010 10:33:04 PM

simple and gorgeous... congratulations! #8972429

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 10/16/2010 9:57:58 AM

Beautiful capture and CONGRATZ on the Finalist Award. Good Luck up next!

UB. #8973826

Merna L. Nobile 10/16/2010 12:00:19 PM

Every month, with our camera in hand, we go out and find what we hope will be the “winning photo.”
Those of us that don’t get recognized, just continue to search for that special image, until one day the Congratulations come pouring in from some of the best artist and friends anyone could image.
So to the Better Photo winners for the month of September, I congratulate you on a job so well done.
My very best to all of you, Merna Nobile

Debra R. Harder 10/16/2010 12:09:00 PM

WTG, Rona! Congratulations on another AWESOME finalist! This is EXCELLENT!! Deb #8974338

Rona L. Schwarz 10/16/2010 1:39:00 PM

Many, many thanks to each of you - I truly appreciate your comments and congratulations! #8974650

Leslie McLain level-addict 10/16/2010 5:53:46 PM

Beautiful capture and colors, Rona. Congrats. #8975202

Ellen Hodges level-addict 10/16/2010 6:57:26 PM

Congrats and very best luck on this super wonderful finalist, Rona!! #8975382

Freddy Bland 10/16/2010 7:21:49 PM

Wonderful dynamics to this awesome finalist, Rona!! Truly beautiful!! #8975453

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 10/17/2010 4:06:54 PM

on your 1st Place WINNER! 8o) #8977620

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 10/17/2010 4:08:25 PM

Congratulations, Rona, on your awesome First Place Winner! #8977635

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-addict 10/17/2010 4:09:48 PM

Superb, Rona! Congratulations! #8977651

Kim Andelkovic level-addict 10/17/2010 4:09:59 PM

Congrats big time first place, you rock lady :-)

I hope you got to climb this bridge, I did and its awesome. #8977652

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/17/2010 4:14:53 PM

Congratulations, Rona on this fantastic first place winner!!! #8977689

Heather Pickard 10/17/2010 4:34:22 PM

WTG Rona!!
WOOOO HOOO for you!
Congrats on your brilliant 1st place win! #8977803

Patti Coblentz level-addict 10/17/2010 4:48:32 PM

Huge congratulations on your stunning 1st place win, Rona!! #8977898

Renata Gusciora level-addict 10/17/2010 4:54:51 PM

Huge congratulations on this incredible First Place Winner,Rona!!!:-) #8977927

Steve M. Harrington level-addict 10/17/2010 5:04:34 PM

Better on you, Rona! :) A wonderful winner!
Steve #8977968

Anita Hogue 10/17/2010 5:07:18 PM

-WOW WOW, this is absolutely awesome! I am so happy for you! So brilliant! Congratulstions, Rona!
(I really thought you would win on your butterfly but hey, this is awesome!!!, I truly love it} #8977982

Ellen Hodges level-addict 10/17/2010 5:30:58 PM

Huge congrats on this awesome winner, Rona!!! yeah!!!! #8978118

Sabrina Ryan level-addict 10/17/2010 5:36:26 PM

Congratulations on this Excellent First Place Winning Image, Rona! #8978173

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 10/17/2010 5:36:48 PM

WTG Rona. CONGRATZ on getting into the Winners Circle with a First Place win!

UB. #8978178

Freddy Bland 10/17/2010 5:39:48 PM

HUGE congrats, Rona, on a stunning first place winner!! Way to go!!! #8978195

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 10/17/2010 5:48:23 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Gold Medal Winner, Rona! WTG! #8978269

R. J. Laudenbacher level-addict 10/17/2010 6:00:01 PM

WTG Rona!!!!! I am so happy for you. Congrtulations on your First Place Win...this is an outstanding shot!!!!!! :) #8978338

Michelle Alton level-addict 10/17/2010 6:04:06 PM

I saw this Big Win coming, Rona! Except I saw it as a GP! Huge congratulations! #8978354

Terry Cervi level-addict 10/17/2010 6:31:11 PM

Well WooooHoooo, Rona!! Congrats on this most excellent First Place win! #8978521

Sam Britt 10/17/2010 7:17:17 PM

Big Congratulations on this First Place winner, Rona! #8978700

Denny E. Barnes level-addict 10/17/2010 7:40:57 PM

Outstanding, Rona!! Congratulations on your excellent and well deserved First Place win!! WTG!! #8978774

Sharon Sawyer level-addict 10/17/2010 7:58:22 PM

Whooo Hoooooo!!! WTG, Rona! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved FIRST PLACE WIN!!! #8978831

Liz blahh level-addict 10/17/2010 7:59:14 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winning image! #8978835

Debra R. Harder 10/17/2010 8:12:37 PM


Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-addict 10/17/2010 8:16:58 PM

Big congrats on your first place win Rona. Awesome.
JP #8978900

Val Feldman level-addict 10/17/2010 9:30:05 PM

The old "hair standing up on my arms" reaction to a great over-the-top shot works every time! I knew it, I knew it!!! So happy for you, Rona - The biggest of congrats to you on a splendid First Place Winner!!!! #8979022

Lynne S. Fried 10/17/2010 10:48:31 PM

Congratulations Rona...this photo and you deserve this award. WTG!

Debbie Hartley level-addict 10/18/2010 12:14:00 AM

Congratulations Rona! #8979256

Mary K. Robison level-addict 10/18/2010 1:51:23 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved First Place Winner! #8979268

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/18/2010 2:26:10 AM

huge congrats on you fantastic first prize!!! #8979295

Renee Doyle level-addict 10/18/2010 3:22:24 AM

Big congratulations to you Rona on your wonderful First Prize Winner!!! It's always cool to watch the bridge climbers :-) #8979417

Tiia Vissak level-addict 10/18/2010 3:30:01 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #8979444

Nadia Paul level-addict 10/18/2010 4:16:03 AM

What a fabulous capture Rona - congrats on your winner! #8979610

Julie Burnett level-addict 10/18/2010 4:52:29 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous First place Winner, Rona!! #8979734

Irene Colling level-addict 10/18/2010 5:59:59 AM

Spectacular color and detail Rona.

(It appears that you were not one of the brave persons who climbed the bridge.)

Congratulations on the winning photo. #8979986

Carla Capra level-addict 10/18/2010 6:57:53 AM

G'morning Rona!
Congratulations on your spectacular image and win!
;) CC #8980192

Mitch Spence level-addict 10/18/2010 8:23:41 AM

Big congratulations, Rona, on your dizzying first place winner. #8980471

Monnie Ryan 10/18/2010 8:28:29 AM

Fabulous, Rona -- congratulations!! #8980482

Julianne Bradford 10/18/2010 9:52:23 AM

A stunning first place winner with terrific composition Rona. Congratulations well deserved! #8980666

Richard B. Hallick 10/18/2010 11:17:44 AM

Beautiful image. Stunning colors. Congratulations on the well-seserved first place award! #8980846

David Stegmeir 10/18/2010 11:38:38 AM

Congratulations Rona. This is fantastic. #8980937

Joseph T. Pilonero level-addict 10/18/2010 11:57:59 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! Rona. I had not seen this one by you. Love the simplicity, the story it tells with the people crossing, the lines and the color. Great winner. TED #8980966

Christine Czernin level-addict 10/18/2010 12:45:26 PM

A fantastic winner,Rona.
The simple lines and golden hues make it a very worthy winner.
Congratulations. #8981070

Clyde P. Smith 10/18/2010 12:57:26 PM

Congratulations on your 1st Place Win Rona. #8981106

Amanda D. Austwick level-addict 10/18/2010 2:51:52 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Rona, on this wonderful Win!!! #8981270

Carol L. Fowler 10/18/2010 3:51:29 PM

BIG Congrats on the WIN! #8981392

Jeana Clark level-addict 10/18/2010 4:19:53 PM

Outstanding first Place Winner Rona!!!
Awesome color and light!!!!

~J~ #8981428

Carol Eade level-addict 10/18/2010 4:56:20 PM

A wonderful first place image, Rona, big congratulations! #8981512

Rony Sagy 10/18/2010 5:53:44 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular win, Rona. #8981692

Angie M. Davis 10/18/2010 6:38:47 PM

Gorgeous!! Congratulations! #8981870

Rona L. Schwarz 10/18/2010 7:38:08 PM

I want to thank each and every one of you for such kind and thoughtful comments and such warm congratulations. This is a wonderful community at BP and I am very honored and proud to be a part of it! #8981939

Anne McKinnell 10/18/2010 7:42:06 PM

I really like the clarity and colours in this lovely shot. Congratulations on your winner! #8981954

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 10/18/2010 9:16:24 PM

Congratulations Rona, on this "take your breath away" First Place win! #8982083

Karen Celella level-addict 10/19/2010 3:11:12 AM

Huge congratulations on your amazing first place winner, Rona. I'm really thrilled for you! #8982331

Jeff Robinson level-addict 10/19/2010 4:43:01 AM

Congrats Rona on this Fantastic 1st Place Win! Jeff #8982542

Lindley Johnson level-addict 10/19/2010 11:34:02 AM

I certainly couldn't climb this bridge, but I can absolutely enjoy looking at your stunning image of it! Huge congratulations on your fantastic First Place Winner, Rona! #8983573

Valentin M. Armianu level-addict 10/19/2010 12:02:40 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner!! #8983656

Ann Coates level-addict 10/19/2010 7:07:36 PM

I can see why this is a winner. It is spectacular. Congratulations. #8984525

Rona L. Schwarz 10/19/2010 10:17:50 PM

Thank you all again for taking the time to stop by. This has really been exciting for me and I have enjoyed reading your comments. #8984751

Bill Currier level-addict 10/20/2010 6:19:04 PM

Rona, way to go!! What a great photo. I love the feel and color. Simply marvelous!! Congrats on your first place finish. Well deserved. #8986377

Rona L. Schwarz 10/20/2010 9:24:04 PM

Thanks for those kind words, Bill! #8986664

Kathleen Brennan 10/21/2010 3:05:05 PM

A big congratulations to you, Rona! Sorry I have been out of the loop and did not see this earlier1 #8988289

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/22/2010 11:02:38 AM

Sorry so late commenting Rona, I have been out of town....CONGRATULATIONS on your win!!! This is one of my favorites. #8989816

Cindy Bendush level-addict 10/24/2010 11:41:39 PM

The gorgeous tones, light, composition and scale make this image exceptional! Big congratulations on your win Rona! #8993731

Rona L. Schwarz 10/25/2010 9:40:27 AM

Thank you Kathleen, Phyllis, and Cindy for taking the time to visit - I really appreciate those congratulatory comments! #8994677

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 11/12/2010 7:23:01 AM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Rona! Magnificent!!! #9029884

Paul D. 4/11/2011 1:56:38 PM

Rona, how did I miss this one? Wow, what perspective! You captured it so well, if you're afraid of heights, this shot will give you the shakes. Great job capturing the feeling! #9345654

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1/200s @ f/11, ISO 250, 18-200mm @ 200mm. (T&P)
There are several ways to experience Sydney's Harbour Bridge. The BridgeClimb tour - not for those afraid of heights - takes you on a guided walking tour to the very top of Harbour Bridge, 439 feet above sea level.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D2X

Uploaded on 9/3/2010 9:39:28 PM

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Camera: Nikon D2X Digital SLR Camera

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