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The Bosphorus Bridge, also called the First Bosphorus Bridge (Turkish: Boğaziçi Köprüsü or 1. Boğaziçi Köprüsü) is one of the two bridges in Istanbul, Turkey, spanning the Bosphorus strait (Turkish: Boğaziçi) and thus connecting Europe and Asia (the other one is the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, which is called the Second Bosphorus Bridge.)
The bridge is located between Ortaköy (on the European side) and Beylerbeyi (on the Asian side). It is a gravity anchored suspension bridge with steel pylons and inclined hangers. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m (4,954 ft) long with a deck width of 39 m (128 ft). The distance between the towers (main span) is 1,074 m (3,524 ft) and their height over road level is 105 m (344 ft).
The clearance of the bridge from sea level is 64 m (210 ft).
The Bosphorus Bridge had the 4th longest suspension bridge span in the world when it was completed in 1973, and the longest outside the United States.
At present, it is the 16th longest suspension bridge span in the world.

Sorry by the technical details but this is a matter that I live for…
I hope you like it… shot from a ferry boat..


Model - NIKON D300
DateTime - 2010:10:11
ExposureTime - 1/250 seconds
FNumber - 18.00
ExposureProgram - Shutter priority
ISOSpeedRatings - 200
MeteringMode - Multi-segment
FocalLength - 18.00 mm
SensingMethod - One-chip color area sensor
FocalLengthIn35mmFilm - 27 mm
Image Quality - RAW
White Balance - AUTO
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