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Drottningholm Palace, royal gardens

Drottningholm Palace, royal gardens

The 17th century Drottningholm Palace is located an hour's ferry ride from Stockholm, on Lake Mälaren, and this time our cruise was delightful, with the sun shining and a mostly blue sky. The palace, together with its theater, park and Chinese pavilion, has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The interior was lavish, but no photos were permitted, unfortunately. The royal family lives in apartments in a wing of the palace that is not open to the public.

Thanks to William Barletta for helping me with the processing!

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/320s f/13.0 at 40.0mm iso200 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
burtmann08-Sep-2012 12:14
Another winner Helen. Not only is the palace well composed and shown against the beautiful cloudy sky, but I also like the way you show the circular contours in the foreground. Don't forget to return my birds when your finished with them ;-))) V
Milan Vogrin08-Sep-2012 10:33
Great scene!V!
Gilles Navet08-Sep-2012 06:57
equilibre de la composition, tout les plan son net, avec le bassin et les pigeon enplus
Superbe et impeccable
Bravo V Gilles
fotabug08-Sep-2012 00:48
Gorgeous building and excellent composition
J S Quesada08-Sep-2012 00:21
Grand shot with excellent clarity of this fantastic palace and gardens. V
bill friedlander08-Sep-2012 00:04
A small country place for the royal family. A grand sweeping view of this majestic building and its well manicured gardens. V
woody3407-Sep-2012 23:41
Spectacular Palace, Wonderful capture in details and light..V
Karen Stuebing07-Sep-2012 22:19
Lovely architecture and grounds. Wonderful wide angle and depth in this image. Even some visitors to the pond. Beautiful. V.
Martin Lamoon07-Sep-2012 21:34
Stunning view of the palace. V
Colin Storey07-Sep-2012 21:08
Fantastic image of this impressive place. v
Stephanie07-Sep-2012 20:53
This reminds me of Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Beautiful compo and scene Helen! BV
Jim Coffman07-Sep-2012 20:40
Beautiful! Clarity and detail are just excellent,Helen...