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Wow! fantastic light and composition
13 Oct 2014 6:20am
This is great !
13 Oct 2014 7:26am
Splendid. Stunning light and composition. Fantastic dramatic sky.:-)
13 Oct 2014 8:30am
@Tomek: thanks Tomek
Frame on top, fantastic light ... Beautiful picture!
13 Oct 2014 9:55am
13 Oct 2014 10:34am
Beautiful light in this shot Maria! The contrast between the dark threatening clouds and the sunlit castle is fabulous! Nicely captured! ;-)
13 Oct 2014 1:42pm
@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric :)
gorgeous setting, spectacular light !!!
this one i have yet to visit ... ;-)
13 Oct 2014 5:10pm
@franz: Thanks Franz,
Yes, the setting is nice indeed, and it's not far from many of the places in South Tyrol. I passed by this castle 3 years in a row, since it's just off the main street that I prefer to drive to get to that area.
13 Oct 2014 5:49pm
i, too, have passed by this castle several times and have admired it from afar, but i haven't visited yet.
have you ever driven through lesachtal? that's the narrow valley leading from east tyrol to carinthia, but south of the main road. if not, do it next time ... the drive is VERY nice indeed !
13 Oct 2014 8:04pm
@franz: No, I didn't...how dare you keep such secrets away from me up till now???? lol
Instantly added to my list! Thank you
I never take freeways (if possible), and I avoid motorways as well (unless I must), so I can get to drive on all the tiny rustic roads, through tiny rustic villages for the most picturesque views and sites.
I can barely wait for my next vacation! :)
Interesting photo. The sky is so dark and ominous, yet the castle looks we'll lighted.
13 Oct 2014 9:00pm
such beautiful composition, layers, clouds, colors, lighting & shadows!
Amazing castle & lovely view!
13 Oct 2014 11:19pm
14 Oct 2014 6:48am
Beautiful environment, perfectly composed image with great DOF and sharpness ! Great contrast between those beilliant colors on foreground and the stormy atmosphere on background.
14 Oct 2014 10:26pm
@Josep: Thanks Josep!
This is so beautiful. This reminds me of a castle Reinhard took us to on our way from the Großglockner to Millstatt. How I wish we could return for another visit.
15 Oct 2014 2:13am
@Judy aka L@dybug: Just when I thought I'd add another castle to my list, it seems I cannot locate this Reinhard castle that you are referring too :((((
Thanks Judy, and I hope you could return for another visit some day...
wonderful composition and interesting tonal contrast between foreground and dark clouds!
15 Oct 2014 12:35pm
wonderful light. love the clouds
22 Oct 2014 11:43pm
Gorgeous lights and colors! Excellent capture!
3 Nov 2014 7:51am
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