October light on the 14th century medieval Scotney Castle near Lamberhurst in the county of Kent, England. Age has not diminished the building's beauty, or its surroundings, although not every ivy clad wall or chimney is perhaps as vertical as it was when the castle was built in or around 1378-80.
Apologies for the watermark; some of my images posted on TE have been hi-jacked and are now being used commercially on other websites, without my permission. I am realistic enough to know it is impossible to stop people sharing images on other sites and I have no real issue with that………but to make money from them is another matter.
My anti-virus software dislikes the forums on TE! So please do not think I am rude if I do not answer any comments or questions raised…………
Copyright © Brian Denton – this image is protected by copyright - the reproduction, publication, modification, transmission, or exploitation of which, whether for personal or commercial use, is strictly prohibited without my express permission.
If you want to use this image then please contact me via the Trek Earth mail forwarding service, or just visit my website by clicking below……..
Critiques | Translate
mjw364 (7512) 2013-08-28 1:41
Good morning neighbour!
A very sharp and detailed shot of this intriguing little turret! Well composed and great colour saturation.
All that ivy reminds me of the weeding I have neglected in my garden this summer!
lousat (79019) 2013-08-28 1:47
Hi Brian,in effect this castle looks very very nice,great capture of this corner and the usual spectacular quality of details in the best exposure and the high saturation too,to create the best contrast whit the blue sky,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
subhendu_bagchi (25907) 2013-08-28 2:41
it is looking like a painting Brian... The ivy clad wall of this castle is really beautiful and you showed nicely this part of the castle with nice greeneries and fine blue sky at top. Razor sharp photograph with nice and attractive colours. Great shot. Tfs.
williewhistler (14757) 2013-08-28 2:45
I do like the hint of Autumn with the lovely light striking the foliage on the warmly coloured Castle walls,such a pleasing colour palette with perfect clarity,a really lovely photograph.
All the best Les.
snunney (86300) 2013-08-28 3:58
I have a similar shot to this myself but yours benefits from a much better light. The wall coming in from the bottom right directs the viewer toward the tower and adjacent window. Beautiful warm light and colours. Superb detail.
SnapRJW (31617) 2013-08-28 4:23
Hello Brian - It looks as if two different styles of architecture are presented here.The brick work portion looks Elizabethan and the stonework tower earlier. Certainly contrasting styles and materials but over the years they have mellowed together! Quite a fancy extension to build ;) A lovely corner of English heritage with the ivy-clad walls and rambling plantings looking lovely and natural. An attractive little corner of England. Warm regards Rosemary
Nicou (124994) 2013-08-28 7:34
comme le lierre recouvree cette toure sueprbe ce vert sur la belle pierre, le sommet tout en rond avec une sueprbe architecture quelle compo et vue mervielleux.
Bravo et amitié
psamaddar (1089) 2013-08-28 8:13
Hi Brian..well spotted, captured and shared..good composition, color and light. Tfs.
rychem (25080) 2013-08-28 8:42
Beautiful architectural fragment of the castle, for me it looks like a jug :))
Technically perfect photo with great sharpness and colors
Romano46 (18466) 2013-08-28 10:04
ottimo soggeto idoneo al tuo tipo di fotografia nel quale il colore ha sempre un ruolo di primo piano.
Io penso che l'Inghilterra si addice molto bene al tuo stile per gli innumerevoli soggetti che essa può offrire ricchi di fascino e di colore.
Ovviamente sta poi a te - e lo dimostri tutti i giorni - valorizzare al massimo il soggetto traendone foto spesso indimenticabili.
Ciao e buona serata
Cricri (108601) 2013-08-28 10:35
Un temps merveilleux, le ciel bleu, une belle et douce lumière qui renforce les détails et les couleurs, charmante tour avec la végétation
romanaa (7966) 2013-08-28 12:25
this picture beautifully illustrates an audiobook By Philippa Gregory I am just listening to. Thanks for taking me into the middle ages. Wonderful light and detail.
chrisvek (7001) 2013-08-28 17:18
Very wonderful photo with splendid colors and amount of saturation.Great sharpness and contrasts.Very well done.Thank you for sharing with us!
Have a nice day
jjcordier (77372) 2013-08-28 22:04
Comme toujours, cadrage parfait, superbes couleurs et belle lumière automnale. Belle photo!
dkmurphys (50376) 2013-08-29 4:17
Charming colors of this scene. The walls with the vegetation are just perfect making me think to a fairy tale image. Well taken.
ines8 (6098) 2013-08-29 13:20
Splendid light in this beautiful picture, fine details, marvelous composition.
jcpix (13716) 2013-08-30 22:10
Good morning Brian,
Somehow I missed this beauty over the course of the last couple of days!? The all natural textures, tones and colors are exquisite...I love how this plays right along with the blue sky. The ivy on the turret almost looks like a hand reaching out, trying to reclaim this as its own. :)
This is so unlike anything I have near me, I'm always so intrigued by the architecture...how did these marvels get built before there were the tools and know-how of today's architects and designers?? And better yet, they seem to stand the test of time at a better rate! Charming and detailed with warm lighting and an inviting attraction. Enjoy the day ahead. Take care.
emka (81684) 2013-08-30 23:04
How nice is this tower with ivy on it. Splendid colours and fantastic composition. My house is also covered with ivy but it is not a castle, unfortunately :(.
have a beautiful weekend
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-10-14
- Categories: Castles, Daily Life, Nature, Architecture, Ruins
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 28-75mm F2.8 SAM, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/80 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-28 1:36