Forth Road Bridge Sunrise: Stunning and rare photo shows Forth bridges silhouetted against the sunrise

A stunning photo shows the Forth bridges silhouetted against the sunrise- a rare shadow effect which only occurs twice a year.

Monday, 15th March 2021, 11:53 am
Updated Monday, 15th March 2021, 12:26 pm
52 year-old Martin Brown captured the sun rising over the Queensferry Crossing, the Forth Road Bridge and the ‘iconic’ Forth Rail Bridge this morning (Photo: Martin Brown).

Martin Brown, 52, captured the stunning and rare effect of the sun rising over the Queensferry Crossing, the Forth Road Bridge and the Forth Rail Bridge at 6.30am this morning.

Mr Brown went down to a beach near his home in Blackness, near Falkirk, during frosty weather to capture the view over the Firth of Forth.

Martin, dad-of-two, said: "There's two times a year when you can capture photos like this.

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"It's when the sun comes back round and you can get an ideal shot on the horizon.

"The bridges look magical when silhouetted in the sunrise, it really makes them stand out more.

"I was up early this morning and rather than hang out the window and disturb my wife to get a photo of the sunrise, I decided to go down onto the beach, 500 yards from my home.

"It was a lovely morning, it was a bit frosty when I was there.

"I'm definitely lucky to have a view like this on my doorstep especially during lockdown, I think there's only a few other houses that see the view we see."

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