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Corfe Castle.

By UrbaneMagick
Corfe Castle stands around eight miles from where I live.

Corfe was a Royalist stronghold laid sige to by Cromwells Parliamentarian forces..the results of the siege are what you see today.

Corfe castle is an impressive backdrop as you enter into the village of Corfe itself..jaw dropping really!!

Hope you like it.


Tags: Castle Architecture Castles Ruins Black and white English civil war Civil war Corfe castle Swanage Corfe

Voters: morpheus1955, gazlowe, paskinmj and 25 more

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4 Jul 2012 2:42PM
Superb shot Gareth, I love the pov and composition, very hammer house of horror me thinks Smile


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4 Jul 2012 2:45PM
cheers Hugh.
think perhaps this is my best version of it..unless I'm very wrong!
4 Jul 2012 3:46PM
I agree, reminds me f the old horror classics....superb! Infact its worth an award! Grin
4 Jul 2012 3:55PM
blimey Clint............. huge thankyou matey!!
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2012 5:03PM
Great image, lots of mood and dramaGrin
4 Jul 2012 5:15PM
thankyou Diane.
Porthos Plus
7 14 1 Northern Ireland
4 Jul 2012 5:35PM
Love the drama in this image....Derek
Very dramatic place, I agree with the others, remaind me of the horoor films.
4 Jul 2012 6:09PM
thankyou Porthos & Helana.

4 Jul 2012 8:31PM
Nice perspective and well processed.

4 Jul 2012 9:24PM
Thankyou Gerry,

Gareth, Its a a very dramatic and out of this world image. Very creative. Deep
Tibetan 5 3 England
5 Jul 2012 7:21AM
I love old Buildings and Castles and this suits B&W very nicely, great range of tones!, flipping good shot for a Penguin not easy with flippers lol. thank you for your comment Gareth, Regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
5 Jul 2012 7:53AM
tis hard hitting the button with the flippers Leon...hence so many bad shots..occasssionally I get lucky though Smile

Fantastic viewpoint, wonderfully presented

5 Jul 2012 8:55AM
cheers Jody Smile
What a flipping good shot Wink - more dark deeds ancient and meant - these really are your forte, Gareth, splendid ... Carol GrinGrinGrin
5 Jul 2012 4:22PM
Thankyou Carol...much appreciated Smile
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
5 Jul 2012 5:39PM
You've showcased this so well, Gareth Smile

Wouldn't it be interesting to see what this looked like 'pre-siege'??

Now I can vote on this 'cos the Vote button is there but it wasn't there on your latest! Bah.

5 Jul 2012 5:45PM
Hi Andrew,
ahh thanks bud....I took the latest upload off..........will only upload it again if totally out of stuff :-p

Hope tings are good Singapore side.

Gareth Smile
fazzer Plus
8 54 7 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2012 7:56PM
cracking image,loving that moody sky it really suits the castle ruins Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Jul 2012 7:23AM
Very impressive, like a giant jaw the those towers a d walls stand out!
Hope you're better
6 Jul 2012 9:16AM
thankyou Annette.
just poorly, throat & ear infection..but nice of you to ask Smile
The ruins and sky look superb .
Dramatic, atmospheric image, well done on the awardWink
6 Jul 2012 9:45PM
Thankyou Michaela.
11 12 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2012 9:14PM
Well done Gareth this has loads of mood and atmosphere.
15 Jul 2012 9:26PM
Thankyou Simon, appreciated.

My best so far I think.

27 Jul 2012 11:23AM
Nice conversion and I love the Sky Steve
27 Jul 2012 12:26PM
Thanks Steve..the sky is different to the original..and is actually unconverted & still in colour..just a stormy one.

The original sky was cloudless .

Thanks for the votes..much appreciated.


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