Hohenschwangau Castle (taken from Neuschwanstein Castle, with the town of Hohenschwangau below), overlooking lake Alpsee in southern Bavaria. If you have time it is recommended to cross Maria's bridge and proceed to the lookout to include both castles with the lake and mountains as a backdrop. The scene looks doubly gorgeous when the mountains on the German Austrian border are snowcapped. The weather here was gloomy & overcast but I still liked the view.
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snunney (106601) 2014-08-06 3:45
The castle makes a splendid focal point of view standing out against the wooded mountainside like a beacon. I like the inclusion of the village bottom left, which adds some nice splashes of colour. The gloomy weather helps create a particular mood very apt to the subject.
jhm (160077) 2014-08-06 4:13
On my screen a little dark certainly the foreground, but a nice view about this Hohenschwangau Castle
Excellent perspective and depth picture with lovely colours.
This panorama view makes your picture very attractive.
Nice photo job, TFS.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-08-06 4:29
wonderful shot of this beautiful old castle. It gives us such a great idea of its setting and the way it stands guard over the lakeside. The clouds actually add to the mood here I think.
Regards - B.
pierrefonds (71167) 2014-08-06 4:37
The presence of the castle has an effect of scale. The point of view is showing the details and the colors of the mountains. The prsence of the haze or fog is giving a good contrast to the colors. Have a nice day.
Nicou (151132) 2014-08-06 6:37
Quelle vue et image superbe quel château sur la colline avec ces montagnes verdoyantes superbe cet enchaînement ce tons splendide compo.
bravo et amitié
photographer_sg (4414) 2014-08-06 7:49
Superb view of the misty mountains and the lush green vegetation. The castle is perfectly placed and focussed against the darker background. Lovely atmosphere with excellent sharpness and colours. The buildings on the left foreground add further colours and fine balance to the scene.
Thanks for sharing this beautiful picture.
cornejo (46826) 2014-08-06 10:12
Hi Chris, great view of this beautiful and interesting castle surrounded by beautiful nature, very well captured with a great pov, pretty good in this picture. An interesting image of a lovely place with good sharpness, depth and quality. A very good job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy rest of the week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Didi (60590) 2014-08-06 10:54
Wonderful high position witn an interesting spotlight on the castle
ikeharel (78381) 2014-08-06 10:58
Good evening Chris,
Contrast of the golden edifice of the castle against the green forest.
High terrain provided a great and wide background to the main subject - the castle, al;ong the Alpine lake on side's. Imprerssive location.
Silvio1953 (153075) 2014-08-06 14:34
Ciao Chris, great POV on fantastic castle, fascinating landscape, splendid light, wonderful colors and good clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
PiotrF (22898) 2014-08-06 15:18
amazing view of this castle with mountain in background.Nicely captured with good lighting control and nice details. Love the colors. Well done.
npecanhuk (78587) 2014-08-06 19:20
Very attractive picture!
I miss a bit more of sharpness, but I do enjoy the composition, chosen pov, exposure and colors!
TFS - congrats,
jjcordier (79297) 2014-08-06 22:48
Le temps était très couvert et donne une atmosphère particulière à cette photo. Très beau point de vue sur Hohenschwangau, le lac et les montagnes environnantes.
jemaflor (103135) 2014-08-06 23:40
Great landscape and pov with the castle in a focal point of your view, great contrast between castle and forest, well managed, tfs.
dkmurphys (64639) 2014-08-07 5:32
Spectacular rise of this big castle in the top of that hill. Well taken, enjoy a nice evening.
Cricri (125930) 2014-08-07 12:10
Très bon POV sur le château qui ressort du vert qui l'entourent et un joli graphisme du paysage de montagne, douce lumière, très jolie
resat1972 (7576) 2014-08-07 12:28
a great castle
green tones are very good
Royaldevon (43449) 2014-08-07 13:04
Your photograph demonstrates quite clearly how an interesting photograph can be take, with clear details, even when the light is poor.
The castle makes a wonderful focal point, almost glowing with colour and stands protectively above the town.
The fading mountains help to create an interesting if gloomy sense of depth.
My warm regards,
Graal (103038) 2014-08-08 2:42
landscape is beautiful. Good shot from fine high POV. Nice glance on famous castle in Bayern. Well done photo. I like it.
Have a nice WE.
Tue (43464) 2014-08-08 9:57
The composition of this photo is really good with the castle, its yellow bricks standing out nicely against the dark forest, well placed in the foreground. The silhouettes of the mountains form a wonderful background.
mesutilgim (97504) 2014-08-10 12:13
Hello dear Chris,
Very nice capture of this famous castle in Bavaria with it's surrounding. Good layout and perfect light management.
TFS and best regards
stego (24132) 2014-08-10 21:58
Great compo, that shows the castle, that stands out in its environment and uses the mountains to make a nice graphical arrangement. I like also its atmosphere, with the darkness and fog on the BG. Maybe it is wee UE, but nothing important.
dip (23892) 2014-08-19 6:21
very nice capture of the picturesque scenery,
excellent point of view,very well composed!
thanks for sharing,
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-08-21 10:18
Somehow I never invasion seeing like this to be in Germany. Beautiful and breathtaking scene especially the lighting on the castle which made it standout even more against the forested mountains in the bg. Good pov and nice details. Well done, tfs.
Angshu (56760) 2014-10-02 22:50
The famous castle looks beautiful nestled amongst the deep green foliage. The river on the left and the small town nestles in the bottom corner. A fine postcard despite challenging light!
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (117897)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-07-28
- Categories: Castles
- Camera: Nikon D 90, Polarizing Filter
- Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-08-06 3:40