During a boat cruise from Bingen to Sankt-Goar, we saw some 14 castles along the route, and here I post the last picture from this fabulous river sceneries.
This is a view from the west-bank of the Rhine, after disembarkment, looking across over the Kats-Castle and the town of Sankt-Goarshausen.
Previousely posted closer view pic. on the castle, also another view on town taken from the boat.
50.151, 7.7215 on the map.
Here is a useful dynamic link about Castles along the Rhine.
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Kielia (24077) 2014-05-10 6:44
I like this point of view with this well known castle, providing an impressive perspective. And the houses are an extra feature to this postcard.
jhm (146700) 2014-05-10 6:49
A lateral picture at the edges of the Rhine with the Kats-Castle and the town of Sankt-Goarshausen. as subject.
Technical perfect taken and wonderful made.
Colours and sharpness make these picture very attractive.
Nice composition and good presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
adramad (42045) 2014-05-10 7:35
A very beautiful and well-structured composition, showing a narrow stretch of the river, to give full importance to the splendid mountain so green, with magnificent castle on the top line of the facades of the population along the river, is ideal .
Great photo, beautiful natural colors, bright light and excellent clarity.
You enjoy the weekend.
ourania (39016) 2014-05-10 7:39
a very lovely view in a picture of impressive layout and sharpness. You balanced your composition in a very effective and appealing way, the row of traditional houses also works as a border and offers intriguing sense of scale. The hills and the castle are described with amazing precision, the rich and velvety green tones stand out superbly against the pale ones. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely weekend,
mesutilgim (90766) 2014-05-10 8:17
I travelled many times with the famous Lufthansa Train from Duesseldorf to Frankfurt, where you have the possibility to see those wonderfull landscapes along the Rhine river.
Your capture reminded me to those trips.
Very well seen and captured.
TFS and have a nice weekend
lgir (7267) 2014-05-10 10:18
contrast and image sharpness well rendered to give any relief to the landscape.
thanks for sharing.
npecanhuk (72092) 2014-05-10 11:55
Hi Ike! Wonderful place! Very beautiful and attractive picture! Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov and composition are all excellent! TFS - Congrats ! Cheers, Neyvan
clic (16308) 2014-05-10 12:32
So at the end of your cruise, you've been granted of a majestic 'dessert' that you captured with prime mastery; the lineup of historic buildings at bottom is much satisfying, composition-wise, as well as the castle located right on a 'sweet spot' in the frame.
Of course, those opposed green diagonals add much 'elegant allure' enhanced by the dramatic sky.
tatadalou (7305) 2014-05-10 15:48
Lovely view of this village. It's quite amusing to see this unique range of houses wisely settled below the castle.
pierrefonds (61938) 2014-05-10 16:52
The mountains are framing well the town. The point of view is showing the details, the colors of the castle and of the mountains. The good luminosity is bringing out the colors. Have a nice day.
mcmtanyel (18157) 2014-05-10 22:52
A very sharp and cheerful photo. Nice to see that the sun shines over the Rhine, too. I like the sharpness of the castle.
pajaran (56646) 2014-05-11 2:13
Interesantan tekst o mestu i starom dvorcu sa opisom, lep pogled ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto i dvorac, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto i arhitektura.
Lepo popodne i sve najbolje.
An interesting article about the place and medieval castle with a description, a nice view ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely shown the place and castle, beautiful colors.
Nice place and architecture.
Nice afternoon and all the best.
kato (11630) 2014-05-11 3:00
You're capturing well this place by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the town with a row of tasteful building in Sankt-Goarshausen and elegant castle on mountain surrounded by the lush green along the Rhine. And, it's good color contrast for buildings, mountain and sky.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-05-11 3:42
nicely composed shot of this famous Rhine view. Rained solidly on my trip down this famous river so never manged a glorious shot like this. Love it!
Enjoy your Sunday - B.
krzychu30 (15510) 2014-05-11 3:45
as I see Rhine provided You with some really exceptional views-like this one!
Excellent composition showing us some architectural jewels,like this Castle and above all the uniquness of the topograph yof this region.
Have a nice sunday
mirosu (15878) 2014-05-11 5:24
If you agree, I'll say this is one of your bests photographs (just my opinion). I like the nice view to dominant castle on the top of the rock embedded in to nice green nature.
The row of white (or better say bright) buildings add nice hue to the scene. All in superb light & clarity. There is also nice contrast against blue-white sky.
Very well done.
p.s. Thanks for your info, I am aware of it, but I'm reducing the size to TE acceptable size. In this way I can keep the photo in reasonable size for another use. Otherwise I have to keep another 3rd copy (third size, i.e. original-TE size- small size). That why I'm trying to avoid the -small size-.
Cricri (113671) 2014-05-11 6:16
Bel alignement des maisons au bord de l'eau, le château qui domine le paysage, belle réalisation qui complète celles sur le lien magnifiquement
UlfE (14641) 2014-05-11 11:50
It is always good to take a number of photos. I really enjoy thaa the three photos of the very same castle are very different. Even if both your previous posts are well-known to me I am not sure I would have noticed it if you have not told us in your note. TFS and have a fine Sunday evening!
PiotrF (13424) 2014-05-11 12:56
Lovely view of this nice palace. Beautiful photo of this place with splendid composition and attractive details.
jcpix (13846) 2014-05-11 16:13
Great way to cap off the trio of pics from this particular location. The wide view gives us a great look at how the town and castle is positioned amongst the hillsides. I especially like how the contrasting white buildings stretch from side to side of the frame, with the dominant castle up top as an anchor point. Lovely rich colors and smooth, natural light. And to think this is just one of the many picturesque scenes along the water ways, amazing! Enjoy the new week. All the best.
jemaflor (91349) 2014-05-11 23:26
Beautiful landscape and photo, the view is well taken, good composition in result with this castle erched and all these houses on the edge of the river.
delpeoples (56054) 2014-05-12 0:21
Another beautiful view of this picturesque part of Germany, this time with some blue sky and puffy clouds. The light is much kinder to you here than in previous versions. I like the rich greenery and those remarkable textures in the hill. The little houses are dwarfed by the hill/mountain and the crowning glory is the castle, which looks straight out of a Grimms Fairytale.
Warmest wishes for a good week
Kamilutka (8105) 2014-05-12 4:49
the scenery along this river indeed is very pretty and no wonder you ended up with nice portfolio from this area. The castle on the top of the green hills seems to be towering over the row of the houses right on the bank of the river. The POV from another bank (?) offers very nice panorama view and the composition has been neatly framed at the bottom.
Well attractive place and well presented
Nicou (133510) 2014-05-12 7:03
quelle vue dece château sueprbe il domine le tout sur son éperon rocheux fanbtastique et en fond cette lignée de maisons suerpbe vue et compo.
Bravo et amitié
cornejo (37729) 2014-05-12 9:51
Hello Ike, lovely view of this interesting village on the banks of the river with the beautiful castle on the hill, very well composed and captured by a great POV with very good and nice photo. An interesting image of a nice place, with good sharpness, light, color and quality. Nice good job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
RhodieIke (11744) 2014-05-13 21:23
Great photo of this splendid Castle on the Rhine.
It must have felt so strong and safe years ago when these Castle were first built and the various people who were privileged to live and fight and protect their land and home.
Super Pov, including modern day living.
jurek1951 (42196) 2014-05-13 21:37
a very effective photo with spectacular composition and splendid architectural details, the POV is excellent,
mkamionka (33695) 2014-05-14 6:56
I like very much this wide composition: the houses at the bottom seem so tiny. It is amazing effect. The two worlds seems separated from each other completely.
Everything in a lovely setting with pleasant natural colors.
Very well done!
Didi (59738) 2014-05-14 9:15
You gave a priority on the background
Nice view on the castle
Miguel82 (27024) 2014-05-14 9:20
What a superb picture of landscape with different layers, Rhine river, a town with slate roofs houses, a castle on a green hill, all the best Ike, regards
eldancer1 (33953) 2014-05-15 7:27
One of my dream vacation is to take the river cruise in Europe, maybe someday. Beautiful capture of this village and the castle, the small sliver of the river worked well with the composition. Good lighting an sharp details. Well done, tfs.
nikkitta (17066) 2014-05-15 17:38
Last photo that works as a firework
Good weather, fine composition of the tipical shore of the Rhin, village , winegards and the castle on top
One of the capture of this serie
Buen fin de semana
Thanks for the lint at the castles a really good one
Silvio1953 (133860) 2014-05-17 8:16
Ciao Ike, great view of fantastic castle, lovely comosition, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
rychem (30395) 2014-05-17 11:27
The castle along the Rhine are simply fantastic, this here towering over the river looks like a castle from a fairy tale, perfect photo with great depth, compliments
COSTANTINO (61447) 2014-05-20 7:11
Hello dear friend
lovely and perfect postcard remitted to
all of us from the west bank of the Phine
its a sharp and cheerful photo
you balanced this composition in a very
effective and appealing way
I liked this castle on the top of
the mounatins dominating the photo
its a wonderful place
have a nice evening
claudeD (36628) 2014-05-27 8:26
very fine picture showing this typical view from the Rhein valley. Excellent composition and sharpness.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
macjake (63232) 2014-06-12 9:38
easy to see my many people have been enjoying this view.
having the smaller homes lined up along the bottom is such a fine way to anchor the shot, and having the castle as the icing on the cake above just makes it all worth while doesn't it!
really like this one, and its good to see you had some attractive weather conditions!
jmdias (60014) 2014-06-22 6:45
amazing scenery and here you got a better weather that let you to get a formidable picture. I liked the line of the building in the edge of the river and the castle dominating the landscape. marvelous details. TFS.
abmdsudi (48830) 2014-08-11 2:52
A lovely refreshing view with typical village along the river where the almost all white houses are packed along the banks drawing attention, and what a lovely tranquil verdant stretching up to the imposing castle. Plenty of detail and interest here. Well captured and processed, Wonderful shot and tfs.
swapankumarroy (2847) 2014-08-19 8:14
A nice castle is on top of the mountain surrounded by lush green with unique skyline on the embankment of the famous river Rhine. A great composition, beautiful color and POV. Well done.
with warm regards,
berek (45455) 2014-09-12 21:57
a beautiful castle and the atmosphere was incredible. I like this place very much. nature, trees and architectural wonders. of a very successful compositions.
Have a nice weekend.
NorthernLight (2383) 2014-10-07 1:19
lofty towers the castle on the rock above the village. I wonder if it looked similarly in the Middle Ages. Probably.
Images of castles and old ruins I always like to look at. Also this picture is fine. You have placed very nice this impressive castle complex in the picture. Colors, sharpness and contrast as always very good.
Have a nice day
fritzi007 (9953) 2014-12-21 15:33
very good, interesting photo and comment, well done!
Royaldevon (34773) 2015-10-11 13:55
A journey down the Rhine is definitely interesting!
There are many castles, towns and other boats to see.
This is a particularly attractive scene, with the houses cosily spread along the water's edge, whilst the castle sits watchful on the steep hillside, like a huge bird of prey! It's a well composed photograph, with a firm diagonal and respecting the rule of thirds.
My warm regards,
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (65269)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-05-30
- Categories: Castles, Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-10 6:39