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Castle Gutenfels
9-Jun-2015 T.A.LeRoy

Castle Gutenfels

Kaub, Germany

Gutenfels Castle was built in 1220. It was used with the toll castle, Pfalzgrafenstein in the middle of the Rhein
and the fortified town of Kaub on the far side, to provide an impenetrable toll zone for the Holy Roman Emperor
until Prussia purchased the area (1866) and ended this toll in 1867.
The castle is part of the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site added in 2002.


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Dan Greenberg29-Nov-2017 18:47
Another sensational castle image! I love the overall foreboding mood enhanced so well by the mono processing. The composition is inspired. ~VVV~
Raymond Ma22-Dec-2015 06:01
Breathtaking! Love the tonality. V
hamery25-Nov-2015 15:01
The tone is wonderful with beautiful light on the castle, Tom. VvV
Arthur Lebacq06-Nov-2015 08:40
Great B&W work.....very well composed....well done......V
Ton T.22-Jun-2015 19:48
You can be proud Tom! This is a real masterpiece V++
M Paula Neumann22-Jun-2015 11:17
Wonderfully composed and stunning in B&W. V
Sam_C18-Jun-2015 04:58
Absolutely stunning Tom!! V++
Irene Wehrli17-Jun-2015 11:31
Proudly it looks down from the rock and your choice of bw puts some dramatic to the picture…
Looks great Tom!
Irene
Lance B17-Jun-2015 07:44
Fantastic capture, Tom. Wonderful composition and it comes across well in B&W.
Zoltán Balogh17-Jun-2015 07:44
Just beautiful! V
Shmuel Halevi17-Jun-2015 03:35
This looks very nice in B&W.
Dennis Hoyne17-Jun-2015 02:30
Outstanding! An especially dramatic image in black and white, striking composition!
Marcia Rules16-Jun-2015 23:40
Dramatic with an ace composition Tom! VV
laine16-Jun-2015 22:44
A perfect subject for B/W, Tom...
Ken Chambers ARPS16-Jun-2015 21:51
Outstanding picture in Black & White, Tom
bill friedlander16-Jun-2015 21:22
A compelling view of the castle on the hill. Enough space on the steep slope for a vineyard. V
poochdad16-Jun-2015 20:31
Photo looks almost 3-d. Very nice. Would quite like to see a colour version too. :-)
Dave Petersen Photography16-Jun-2015 20:02
I think using the monochrome really gives this an old and dramatic look. This really has a wonderful tonal range and composition. Voted
Colin Storey16-Jun-2015 19:51
Fantastic moody mono scene. v
larose forest photos16-Jun-2015 19:46
This is stunning in mono. A superb and timeless shot. V
Ceya16-Jun-2015 19:24
The history and your great processing make this capture so intriguing, Tom! Love the b&w. V
Jim Coffman16-Jun-2015 19:18
This is really beautiful, Tom! Love it in b&w!
John Reynolds LRPS16-Jun-2015 17:04
An awesome view - so much to take in. V.
joseantonio16-Jun-2015 16:38
You picked the right place for the amazing composition.V.
LynnH16-Jun-2015 16:35
Very impressive structure and wow... what a view from up there. V
Tom Munson16-Jun-2015 15:58
This is fantastic in B&W, Tom. Great work.
globalgadabout16-Jun-2015 15:31
powerful photo, and processing too...what a rich and evocative image...V
John Hamers16-Jun-2015 15:28
Superb well composed image of this Castle. Great in B&W as well !!V
The Heritage man16-Jun-2015 13:59
A great image in BW tom.
Walter Otto Koenig16-Jun-2015 13:39
Great photograph Tom. Your composition really shows how this castle had command of the Rhine. Very effective processing. work. "V"
Pepe Lugash16-Jun-2015 13:17
Hard work to build that up there...especially in 1220! Nice. BV
Hank Vander Velde16-Jun-2015 12:53
BEAUTIFUL image Tom. Great in B&W under that threatening sky.
Carol Rollins16-Jun-2015 12:28
Wow, fabulous presentation.
Carl Carbone16-Jun-2015 11:42
Spectacular image. Terrific processing.
Blandine Mangin16-Jun-2015 11:17
beautiful b&w ! v
Yvonne16-Jun-2015 11:04
A really timeless scene looking superb in b/w! v
David Lewins16-Jun-2015 10:09
WoW fantastic composition and excellent B&W treatment
Neil Marcus16-Jun-2015 09:51
A dramatic view of this austere place. "V"
. I was fascinated by your text.
Gerard Koehl16-Jun-2015 09:33
Magnifique château et très bon traitement. V
Kim16-Jun-2015 09:26
Marvelous capture Tom, great lighting and composition! V
Graeme16-Jun-2015 08:33
This castle has a fine view across the land, Tom. I like your composition of the area surrounding it as well! V
Helen Betts16-Jun-2015 07:28
Excellent perspective and a very dramatic capture of this castle. Super treatment as well. V.
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