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Culzean Castle
Ian Cameron

Culzean Castle

Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland.

A definite tourist hotspot I had to wait ages for this scene to clear and I was desperate to make use of this amazing dappled sky. In the end I seized a thirty second lull in the traffic and I was delighted with the result. The camera was kept absolutely horizontal to prevent any distortion of the castle's vertical walls. I then cropped some foreground vegetation to present the image at it's best.

Pentax 67 II ,55-100 zoom,Fujichrome Velvia
F16 at 1/8 sec, polariser to maintain best detail in sky. full exif

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wandertheglobe29-Dec-2010 21:08
Very nice, worth the effort!
Tom Briggs31-Mar-2007 15:03
Ian ... wonderful shot ... evrything is JUST right ...
David Barrett28-Mar-2007 17:57
Well worth all the effort,Ian.Stunning image and sky!V
stuart reid28-Mar-2007 17:24
I used to visit this castle on school trips when I was a youngster. You have captured it magnificently.
Enny28-Mar-2007 10:22
terrific image, all perfect.
Stuart Smith28-Mar-2007 04:26
WOW! You do amazing work.
papajim28-Mar-2007 00:57
Almost a fairy tale castle.
Victoria27-Mar-2007 22:47
This is amazing beautiful , awesome
Glendower27-Mar-2007 22:20
Outstanding composition, great clouds.
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