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I love Castle Howard and its grounds in North Yorkshire. When we visited on this particular day it had been pouring down all morning, so we spent some time wandering through the house. Then, in the afternoon some totally unexpected lovely stormy light broke through the clouds and I loved how the stonework 'lit up' on the Temple of The Four Winds........which has always fascinated me.

Many thanks for the C&Cs on my previous uploads - much appreciated folks.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF-S15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Oct 2013 - 2:07 PM
Focal Length:15mm
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Temple of the Four Winds
Username:glenalva glenalva
Uploaded:21 Jul 2014 - 12:18 PM
Tags:Architecture, Castle howard, Folly, Landscape, Landscape / travel, Temple of the four winds, Uk, Yorkshire
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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 12:24 PM

That is beautiful. The light turns it into magic.

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glenalva
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21 Jul 2014 - 12:44 PM

Oh what a lovely thing to say Joline........thank you!! Grin

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8531 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 12:55 PM

It's amazing how a dark, menacing sky can cast such intense light. This says Yorkshire perfectly for me, I like the way you have combined architectural detail with a broad, rolling vista.
Moira

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
21 Jul 2014 - 1:09 PM

Fine composition Ali, lovely light,
Fred.

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sawsengee
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21 Jul 2014 - 1:20 PM

beautiful light, colours & visual presentation Smile

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cheesey
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21 Jul 2014 - 1:34 PM

Wonderful comp, light and mood.
Great shot Smile.
Cheesey.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 1:56 PM

Very thoughtfully composed, Ali - I do like the inclusion of the bridge to give added interest to this beautiful scene.

Richard

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MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 3:05 PM

Got this spot on Ali, I like to see these sort of skies, they're so much more atmospheric, especially when combined with the rich light that you have found. Well done.

Malcolm

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franken
franken e2 Member 123273 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 5:06 PM

Wonderful mood in this.

Ken

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7213 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 6:59 PM

Cracking shot, Castle Howard isn't far from where i live, but i haven't been for years

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96187 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 7:22 PM

Right place, right time methinks


Adrian

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4261 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2014 - 11:00 PM

Spotlight on - excellent
Jason

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
22 Jul 2014 - 6:23 AM

Thank you all so much for your encouraging feedback folks - very much appreciated indeed. Grin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2014 - 6:35 AM

Magical light, Ali, a superb capture. Carol

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janlea
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22 Jul 2014 - 7:29 AM

What a beautiful capture Ali with gorgeous light Smile
Jan

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
22 Jul 2014 - 8:51 AM

Many thanks Jan & Carol!! Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2014 - 7:36 AM

Amazing capture of the sunlight on the building SmileSmileSmile
Helen

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
23 Jul 2014 - 8:47 AM

Thank you very much Helen, it was amazing how it seemed to light it all up. Smile

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oll1e
oll1e e2 Member 757 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2014 - 12:49 PM

Seen this place so many times but never with such great light as this Smile,the sky looks broody and perfect Wink

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101507 forum postsdark_lord vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2014 - 8:22 PM

Beautiful light and a dramatic sky, couldn't be better.
Just catching up, thank you for your comments too.

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glenalva
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24 Jul 2014 - 7:29 AM

Thanks so much for your feedback Keith & Ollie, very much appreciated indeed!! Grin

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Craggwildlife
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24 Jul 2014 - 8:32 AM

I will be visiting myself at the end of August , lovely capture.

David

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brian17302
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24 Jul 2014 - 8:41 AM

Great lighting & sky in this scene, wonderful capture Ali

Brian

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glenalva
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24 Jul 2014 - 11:49 AM

Thanks so much Brian and David! Grin

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glenalva
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24 Jul 2014 - 11:51 AM


Quote: I will be visiting myself at the end of August , lovely capture.

David

How wonderful D.......I love it there so much, such a beautiful building and estate. Grin

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SWMahy
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31 Jul 2014 - 9:52 PM

Black clouds and golden light are always a wonderful combination. Great shot.

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glenalva
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1 Aug 2014 - 4:11 PM

Thank you Ruurd!! Grin

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FionaB
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2 Aug 2014 - 9:43 AM

yeah beauty

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