A Bridge to Freedom

Remember the Cold War?  Well, if you are at all interested in that part of history, then you may have heard of Glienecke Bridge (Glienecker Brücke in German), one of the few places in the world where Blue and Red stood toe-to-toe.  This bridge to freedom, which spans the Havel river between Berlin (on the far side of this photo) and Potsdam (where I stood to take this shot) was also known as the “Bridge of Spies”, a place the U.S. and Russian would sometimes meet up to swap spies.

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January 17, 2011 - 21:11

Toad Hollow Fabulous work my friend! Perfect job on the post processing, definitely one of your more compelling pieces!! I love it.

January 17, 2011 - 21:11

Mark Blundell Really nice crisp image Jacques – I’m liking the misty bit under the first arch in the distance.

January 17, 2011 - 21:18

Jacques Thanks, Gentlemen!

January 17, 2011 - 21:18

murphyz Excellent processing; this looks great.

January 17, 2011 - 21:19

Bob Lussier Wow. Exceptional processing and composition on this. Love it.

January 17, 2011 - 21:26

Chris Wray Love the texture and color. Top-notch processing, my friend.

January 17, 2011 - 21:41

Scott Stunning shot!

January 17, 2011 - 21:43

Rob Hanson Whoa, cool! The ‘Freq does landscapes! And very well I might add. I’m loving the detail in the stonework on the left, along with everything else in here.

January 17, 2011 - 22:10

Jerry Denham As usual, Jacques, you present a fantastic image. I am agreeing with Rob on the detail all the way through the shot. Impressive!

January 17, 2011 - 22:35

Derrick Wonderful shot, thanks for sharing.

January 17, 2011 - 23:11

John Sotiriou Super composition and post processing. The write up isn’t too shabby either! Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

January 18, 2011 - 00:12

Jim Denham Great image and great history! Nice mix Jacques!

January 18, 2011 - 02:51

John Tammaro Beautiful shot Jacques

January 18, 2011 - 13:54

Jan Winther Great shot! Even greater when you have some history to go with the image!!

January 18, 2011 - 17:27

Chris Kenison I absolutely love this image. Great detail. Great perspective! Awesome job, Jacques!

January 18, 2011 - 22:42

Chris Stern Beautiful landscape and love how you processed it. I look forward to seeing more landscape photos in the future.

January 19, 2011 - 06:57

Adam Romanowicz Excellent colors and lines. And interesting background info!

January 24, 2011 - 22:41

Jacques Thanks again folks! I really am glad many of you dig this one, another shot that is outside my typical fare.

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