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Durham Castle, Framwellgate Bridge

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Framwellgate Bridge is a medieval masonry arch bridge across the River Wear, in Durham, England. It is a Grade I listed building. The bridge was constructed in the early twelfth century (around 1120).

As old bridges go they don't really get better than this. In the foreground your have the River Wear, perfect for a long exposure to smoothen the flow. In the midground you have the beautiful bridge and to top it of Durham Castle (and the Cathedral if you have a wide angel) as a backdrop. This location suited both daylight and nighttime photography as they light the castle and bridge up. I found that this location works really well as a mono as it creates the impression of a historic shot. Autumn is a fantastic time to visit when the leaves on the trees gain some colour or even better some time in winter when it normally normally snows.

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2 Framwelgate Waterside, Durham, County Durham DH1, UK

2 Framwelgate Waterside
DurhamCounty Durham DH1
United Kingdom

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