One of my favourite subjects, Dunluce Castle. Again, (taken same day as Dunseverick) I used an ND filter and a 0.6nd nd grad for the sky. Vignetting was quite severe because of the wide angle lens/nd filter combo, corrected this in photoshop but not completely removed as I think it looks nice. I was lucky the clouds were moving into the frame rather than sideways as it seems to have focused attention on the castle. Thanks for looking!
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jovejupiter (234) 2009-02-04 17:16
Nice wide angle shot Douglas. The vignetting is not bad, and I think you're right - a little is nice. I also love the blur from the water and clouds. How long was this exposure? Great shot. Well done.
colinb (1590) 2009-02-04 19:04
I like the wide angle in this shot. the sweep of clouds over the ancient castle makes for quite the dramatic scene. Well done!
nibspics (358) 2009-02-04 21:10
Nice photo Douglas,
I agree, the movement of the clouds towards the castle really adds to the photo. Nice composition of the jagged coastline. TFS
alainh (35579) 2009-02-04 21:19
i undestand that it's one of your favorite subjects, the place is magique !! and your shots are splendids. the 0,6 ND make a very mysterious sky and sea
pauloog (11747) 2009-02-04 22:57
A fantastic view, romantic and wild. The sea and the sky all seem to converge to the castle. Great depth by including the rocku foreground.
HimalAnda (7892) 2009-02-04 23:10
The composition is very good and I like the strange effect of the long exposure on the clouds.
The castle is not sharp enough (it seems to be blur), but that's a good picture !
bema (26205) 2009-02-04 23:26
beautiful landscape, pretty motive and an excellent capture of yours.. my compliments..
have a fine day, with my best wishes, Bernd
JonnyU (497) 2009-02-05 2:11
Very nice composed, and I don't mind the vignetting.
cihandoger (344) 2009-02-05 6:51
Excellent photo. Congratulations.
codiac (1746) 2009-02-05 12:44
Love this spot too Douglas, very nice capture. great movement in the clouds and i like the misty effect on the water.
ajschenning (226) 2009-02-07 9:15
Gr8 image very moody like it a lot regards aj
- Copyright: Douglas Craig (douglascraig) (260)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-02-02
- Categories: Castles, Ruins
- Camera: Canon EOS5D, Canon EF17-40mm f4L, 0.6 ND grad
- Exposure: f/22
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Favorites - Landscape 05 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2009-02-04 15:22