Another view of the Chateau de Venes, website (since the twelfth century) situated between Albi and Castres in the Tarn, Midi - Pyrenees in the heart of the land of plenty. It is part of the municipality of Lautrec and is located near the Episcopal City of Albi listed as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2010.
The building with the square tower that apreçoit the background must date from the fifteenth sciècle, it is based on much older foundations probably on original foundations, so the twelfth. Behind the wall in the foreground is the old broad and deep well preserved in this part of the castle moat.
"The castle played an important role during the Wars of Religion.'s Religious war between Catholics and Protestants
Several battles were delivered to venes between Catholics and Protestants. On 8 July 1562, Venes fell to Protestant Castres while President Bernuy and Captain Crépiac who stood there a garrison of 300 men were absent. Despite strong resistance, almost all soldiers died with weapons in hand. Survivors among 60 to 80 prisoners were brought in Castres, executed and their bodies thrown into a well ... "http://www.gites-tarn-chateau-venes.com/le-chateau-actuel.html
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mesutilgim (96744) 2014-07-15 2:19
Very nice capture with good pov and layout.
Nice cloudy sky creates a perfect background.
TFS and best regards
dta (81084) 2014-07-15 2:21
Bonjour MAgaly ,
Très beau cadrage de cette tour et de ce pilier qui ressortent de la verdure et du ciel bleu .
snunney (104729) 2014-07-15 3:52
The adjacent trees make a splendid frame for the ancient stones. I like very much the lighting and pleasing natural tones. Very good rendering of the textural detail.
tenretin (2657) 2014-07-15 9:47
Nice capture with gorgeous colors.
bukitgolfb301 (44279) 2014-07-15 12:11
Hi dear Magaly how are you recently?
Sorry for my alate reaction and reply.
So wonderful composed framework via tight vertical framework.
What a marvelous and splendidily soft / calm color touch - light at all!
All the best and have a good day! Takero from hot Tokyo
jjcordier (79297) 2014-07-15 22:25
Belle lumière et bon cadrage vertical associant les deux tours....de tailles bien différentes!
- Copyright: Magaly PAGANO (Giustiniani) (3632)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-07-14
- Categories: Castles, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 1100D, Canon EF-S 18-55 IS f3.5:5.6, 52mm circular polarizer
- Exposure: f/20.0, 1/40 seconds
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- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-15 1:53