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10-Jun-2015 T.A.LeRoy

Wellmich, Germany

Tower of Burg Maus
Burg Maus meaning Mouse Castle - construction started in 1356.
Local folklore attributes the name to the Counts of Katzenelnbogen's mocking of the Electors of Trier during the 30 years of construction,
who reportedly said that the castle was the "mouse" that would be eaten by the "cat" of Burg Katz.


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Ann Cleeves27-Nov-2015 16:38
Magnificent!
GFatone10-Nov-2015 19:09
excellent exposure! V
Casey02-Sep-2015 18:09
Very nice shot! Very good detail in what should be the shadows. Nice star effect and still have a good exposure on the foreground. Nicely done! V!
Ika Zinka Eferl01-Aug-2015 15:37
Wow, perfect!V
rogerdbi31-Jul-2015 04:17
❤♡❤♡
Carol Rollins29-Jul-2015 12:46
Outstanding composition and beautiful image. You placed the sun perfectly!
Zoltán Balogh28-Jul-2015 06:49
Fantastic photograph, I love it! V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal28-Jul-2015 06:26
Beautiful angle and capture Tom, love it. V
Bryan Murahashi28-Jul-2015 04:16
Great capture of this sun rays above the castle tower.
Bryan Murahashi28-Jul-2015 04:16
Great capture of this sun rays above the castle tower.
Dennis Hoyne28-Jul-2015 02:26
A fantastic composition! Superb camera work, Tom.
Gill Kopy28-Jul-2015 01:17
Nicely placed star ! Love the history of this tower V
woody3428-Jul-2015 01:09
Great perspective and that amazing light, beautiful...V
Frank Brault28-Jul-2015 01:01
Superbly composed and so beautiful with the sunburst. V
Hank Vander Velde27-Jul-2015 22:28
Beautiful well captured image Tom. Great sunburst.
Jeff Real27-Jul-2015 22:15
This is a wonderful subject and I really love this light...awesome work, Tom ~V~
Al B27-Jul-2015 22:10
Superlatives do no equal the final results!
FANTASTIC!
I agree with Ceya....excellent work here, Tom
+++BV+++
laine27-Jul-2015 21:16
I love the angle up to view the height of this ancient beauty...the sun's bling is a perfect addition. V
Sam Rua27-Jul-2015 20:39
Nice comp and capture of this sunburst, Tom. Cool stuff. V
Johnny JAG27-Jul-2015 19:35
You have a flare for this sort of thing
Colin Storey27-Jul-2015 18:55
Perfectly composed and taken with that sunflare. v
Kim27-Jul-2015 18:01
Great composition and use of the light! V
Martin Lamoon27-Jul-2015 17:59
Great shot and info on the tower.
v
Anitta Vuorisola27-Jul-2015 17:06
Awesome angle, I love your sun star! V
joseantonio27-Jul-2015 16:43
Excellent timing to get the sun just there.V
Blandine Mangin27-Jul-2015 16:27
superb ! v
Chris Spracklen27-Jul-2015 16:13
Terrific composition and use of light, Tom. *V*
Walter Otto Koenig27-Jul-2015 15:44
Great with this perspective and sunburst. Seems it was a Katz and Maus game back then Tom. "V"
Helen Betts27-Jul-2015 15:38
Love your low perspective, and that brilliant sun is dynamite! V.
Bill Miller27-Jul-2015 13:53
Very good. I guess it you are a mouse it would take a long time to build a castle.
Jim Coffman27-Jul-2015 13:31
Love this one,Tom! Well done!
Neil Marcus27-Jul-2015 12:48
A straight shot amplified to interest by the sun rays. The somber look and height of the castle makes it look formidable.
Ceya27-Jul-2015 12:26
There is so much beauty in this capture that it's almost exploding! The lovely flowers and bushes in the foreground, the exquisite tower, and the sunbeams like a star through the top of the tree! Great work, Tom! V
Graeme27-Jul-2015 11:07
Great perspective of the tower and I love the starlight too, Tom.V
Yvonne27-Jul-2015 10:24
Wonderful angle and capture of the sun burst... very interesting story too! v
Gerard Koehl27-Jul-2015 10:08
Splendide. V
hamery27-Jul-2015 10:07
U can capture the sunbrust in everyday and everyway when there is a sunny day. In this special compositon; U have to wait ... Cross your finger for a sunny day ... Stood there and wait until the sun travel pass your pov then shot. Once u have missed it, U have to come back another day !
Beautiful taken, Tom. Big Vote !
MarcViskens27-Jul-2015 09:35
very beautiful shot Tom
Irene Wehrli27-Jul-2015 09:11
Beautiful viewpoint, excellent with the sunbeams through the leaves!
Irene
Chris Morton27-Jul-2015 08:50
a brave shot straight into the sun
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