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I took this shot of Stonehenge whilst in the area to visit Bath University with my son. This place is so popular that it is nigh on impossible to see it without loads of people around. This shot was one of the few
I got from a decent angle but with no people on it.

I converted to black and white (actually to 8-bit grayscale) as I thought that conveyed more of a primeval atmoshpere. Have also tweaked the contrast and brightness and reduced levels - mainly highlights and
midtones.

Some info about Stonehenge from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonehenge

"Stonehenge is a Neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monument located near Amesbury in the English county
of Wiltshire, about 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular
setting of large standing stones and is one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world. Archaeologists
think that the standing stones were erected between 2500 BC and 2000 BC although the surrounding circular
earth bank and ditch, which constitute the earliest phase of the monument, have been dated to about 3100
BC."

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Additional Photos by Leon Smith (cobbydale) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 64 N: 548] (1958)
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