ANZAC Bridge, Sydney parades before a Spring Sunset

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Comments (14) on October 28, 2008

What for a nice picture of this bridge! The sunset colours in the sky is wodnerful!

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Marilyn Whiteley on October 28, 2008

Stunning photo, Ian! Beautifully done.

Tamás Borbély on October 29, 2008

Specially nice photo Ian ! My best regards, Tamás

EVA_L on October 29, 2008

Giant siluet and a beautiful Spring sunset, Yan!

Best wishes. Eva

Ian Stehbens on October 30, 2008

Like a soldier on the final parade of the day, this pylon (one of two) on the ANZAC Bridge stands still and upright. It is one of our bridges of which we are proud and adds to the reputation deservedly earned by the Harbour Bridge.

Thanks so very much, Digga Twigga, Marilyn, Tamás, and Eva for your appreciative remarks.

Ian / Yan

Tom Lussier Photogra… on October 31, 2008

Well it looks like the good Lord certainly cooperated with you on this one by providing an exceptional sunset Ian. You made the most of it too. Striking silhouette shot. "Spring Sunset" for you while we're having Fall Sunsets here in North America. :)

Best regards, Tom

Ian Stehbens on November 1, 2008

Dear Tom [and Marilyn],

Marilyn and I have discussed the notion in photography of being a receiver of the image over against the notions of capture, taking or shooting. We prefer the less aggressive of the two mindsets. A Mennonite from Harrisonburg VA, Howard Zehr, recently published "The Little Book of Contemplative Photography. Seeing with wonder, respect and humility" in which he expounds on this idea.

The "wonder" which you infer in your comment is what I experienced at the time and was so pleased to be at that vantage point with my 300mm lens at the time. Again this was without a tripod, a tree trunk sufficed.

Thanks for your affirmation. Enjoy Fall and all its colour. And vote well.


M and R on November 6, 2008

Good. R

Ian Stehbens on November 7, 2008

Thanks Robyn


Liviu Chirilă on November 10, 2008

Very good shot of an impressive bridge! Well done, as usual. Greetings, Liviu

Jewels on November 13, 2008

The bridge and its delicate lines really make a wonderful contrast against the beautiful golden sky. Lovely photo, Ian.

Regards, Julie

Ian Stehbens on November 15, 2008

Dear Liviu and Julie,

It is wonderful to share with you both. Thankyou both for your gracious and affirming comments. I am so pleased that I had my camera with me at the time, for the colour of the sunset surprised me.

Warm regards,


Paweł Klasa © on April 18, 2009

Great colours!! Greetings, Paweł

Ian Stehbens on April 22, 2009

Thanks Pawel! Delighted that you appreciate this sunset.


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