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Fortress Rheinfels
25-Oct-2015 T.A.LeRoy

Fortress Rheinfels

St. Goar, Germany

The counts of Katzenelnbogen founded Rheinfels Castle around 1245.
In 1479 the castle came to the landgraves of Hessen who expanded Rheinfels to a fortress.
Then in 1794 Rheinfels fell, without a fight, to the French revolutionary army, that blew it up.
Since 1925 Rheinfels Fortress is a property of the city of St. Goar and houses a museum and a
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Range View 19-Dec-2017 21:46
A spectacular scene captured on this beautiful dark night. V
Ellen Michaels18-Dec-2017 23:56
Wonderful night capture.
Martin Lamoon17-Dec-2017 21:28
A fine night capture.
Hennie & Lies Lammers17-Dec-2017 19:17
Wonderful night capture Tom
1moremile16-Dec-2017 21:51
Incredible view and photography. Voted.
Colin Storey16-Dec-2017 19:00
Stunning work, this is an amazing night image of the castle.
Jeff Real16-Dec-2017 14:41
This is just incredible photography!
janescottcumming16-Dec-2017 14:39
Must be viewed in original to truly appreciate. Spectacular. V
Bryan Murahashi16-Dec-2017 05:23
Beautifully illuminated scene and photo.
Hank Vander Velde16-Dec-2017 02:19
Beautiful night shot.
Stephanie16-Dec-2017 00:12
Beautiful! V
Don Mottershead15-Dec-2017 23:42
Excellent exposure. A unique image.
bill friedlander15-Dec-2017 18:47
Very well done, the impact is very high! V
Blandine Mangin15-Dec-2017 17:51
superb view ! v
fotabug15-Dec-2017 15:31
Wonderful night scene!
Marcia Colelli15-Dec-2017 15:23
Wonderful night capture of this interesting scene. V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal15-Dec-2017 14:03
Beautiful night shot Tom, well done. V
Yvonne15-Dec-2017 10:23
What an amazing night scene... v
Bill Miller15-Dec-2017 06:35
A really lovely night time view.
Paco López15-Dec-2017 05:06
Beautiful... V!
laine15-Dec-2017 04:48
It has survived centuries and still looks amazing. V
Liz Bickel15-Dec-2017 04:15
I love seeing this fortress at night. The darkness surrounding the lighted area gives the scene perspective. Good handling of the exposure. Super work.
Nirvan Hope15-Dec-2017 01:06
A wonderful night image of the fortress.
Range View 14-Dec-2017 22:05
Skillfully captured, this is a superb image Tom.
joseantonio14-Dec-2017 20:45
looks so lovely at night.V.
MarcViskens14-Dec-2017 20:12
Very beautiful Tom
Walter Otto Koenig14-Dec-2017 18:10
Wonderful night shot with this lighting and exposure. Nice that you still got some blue in the sky. "V"
Neil Marcus14-Dec-2017 17:47
The dark portion around the castle says much about the location. An excellent night view from this vantage poit. "VV"
poochdad14-Dec-2017 16:09
A very interesting night scene of this historic place. Thanks for including the background info as well.
Pieter Bos14-Dec-2017 16:01
Not easy to photograph whem it is that dark. Well done. ~V
globalgadabout14-Dec-2017 16:01
a wonderful scene so astutely the lights scattered around the frame...
Tom Munson14-Dec-2017 15:58
Amazing night capture, Tom. Beautiful work!
danad14-Dec-2017 15:22
Superb night shot ! V.
Jim Coffman14-Dec-2017 15:19
Fantastic image, Tom!!
Helen Betts14-Dec-2017 14:49
Beautiful night shot of this impressive fortress. The light is just excellent. V.
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