Pont du Gard

© Terry A. Stoa

Pont du Gard

Uploaded: May 12, 2013

Description

The Pont du Gard aqueduct bridge constructed by the Romans near Nimes (southern France). Built in the 1st century AD, the Pont du Gard is the highest of all Roman aqueduct bridges and is the best preserved after the Aqueduct of Segovia. It was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1985 because of its historical importance.
In this revisited image from our April 2012 trip to Provence I used CS6 and Nik's filter plug-ins to bring out additional details in the sky.
Photo taken April 2012

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i

Comments

Martha R. Mazon level-classic May 12, 2013

Terrific lines, warm tones and reflections, Terry, and the clouds look great! #1527926

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 12, 2013

Beautifully taken and quite natural looking, Terry - isn't this the most remarkable structure! #10691281

Terry A. Stoa May 12, 2013

Thank you for the nice comments Martha, Joanna, and Nikki.

And yes, Nikki - Pont du Gard is one marvelous piece of engineering! #10691599

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 13, 2013

Very nice capture and treatment, Terry. I would love to stand beneath it one day!!!

UB. #10691993

Michelle Alton May 13, 2013

Gorgeous...and it's so amazing that this architectural wonder still stands after 2000 years! #10692007

Carol Quina level-classic May 13, 2013

A beautiful capture of this terrific place! Lovely water/motion blur, great lines, colors & comp. #10692455

Terry A. Stoa May 13, 2013

Thanks Usman, Michelle, and Carol. I'd go back in a heartbeat! #10692465

Nancy Marie Ricketts June 30, 2013

Congratulations, Terry, on your fantastic finalist! #10750164

Terry A. Stoa July 01, 2013

Thanks a lot, Nancy. #10751455

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