Post 21 – Marlow and the River Thames at the beginning of Winter

It is not surprising that the English are said to be always talking about the weather it is because we have so much of it.  The four images below were all taken during this month-November 2012 and demonstrate the different conditions this month has brought.

Marlow Reach

A late afternoon shot of Marlow in late afternoon sunshine.  Many of the trees are still supporting green leaves as Autumn has come very late this year.

Exif.

Date:   05:11:2012  Time: 16.35.34    Camera:   Canon EOS 30D   Lens:   Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Aperture:   f/8   Shutter Speed:   1/200   ISO:  100   Focal Length:  18.0 mm

 

A Study of Marlow Bridge

I made this image on Remembrance Sunday, one of the few times Marlow Bridge is closed to traffic. Normally the bridge is busy through the day, making photography almost impossible and not a little dangerous.

Marlow Suspension Bridge was designed by William Tierney Clark and constructed 1829 – 1832 to replace the old wooden bridge that had collapsed in 1828. William Tierney Clark also designed the Széchenyi Chain Bridge across the River Danube in Budapest and is a much larger scale version of Marlow Bridge.

Exif.

Date:   11:11:2012  Time: 11.22.34    Camera:   Canon EOS 30D   Lens:   Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Aperture:   f/8   Shutter Speed:   1/400   ISO:  100   Focal Length:  18.0 mm

Marlow Weir as the mist begins to fall

A spell of cold weather as well as long periods of heavy rain have removed most of the leaves from the trees.  The heavy rain has also raised the river level, which in some ares between Marlow and Henley will have flooded the footpaths.

Exif.

Date:   23:11:2012  Time: 17.08.18    Camera:   Canon EOS 30D   Lens:   Canon EF 17-40 mm  f/4.0 L  USM

Aperture:   f/4   Shutter Speed:   1/200   ISO:  400   Focal Length:   20.0 mm

Marlow Bridge with mist approaching

Night is falling and the mist is beginning to close in on Marlow Bridge.

Exif.

Date:   23:11:2012  Time: 17.09.508    Camera:   Canon EOS 30D   Lens:   Canon EF 17-40 mm  f/4.0 L  USM

Aperture:   f/4   Shutter Speed:   1/400   ISO:  400   Focal Length:   17.0 mm

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s