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Monastic Light

By garymcparland    
Sunrise lights up the Monastic City at Glendalough.

Glendalough in Co Wicklow is home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. This early Christian monastic settlement was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century and from this developed the ‘Monastic City’.

The ‘City’ consists of a number of monastic remains, and the most impressive being the Round Tower which stands 30m high.

Thanks Smile

Tags: Light River Sunrise Ireland Glendalough Monastery Wicklow Landscape and travel Monastic City

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15 Oct 2012 11:37AM
Nice use of light and foreground interest.

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Richsr 10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2012 11:49AM
Like your pov and the light in this Gary, a fine landscape capture
Regards Richard
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
15 Oct 2012 12:53PM
Could be me, but it looks a fraction 'hotter' than it does on FB? Still love the viewpoint though Gary!!!
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 1:01PM
Excellent light and the stones are arranged to there's enough of a line to lead you across the flow of water to the FP rather than out of frame with the water. I thinks it's a very effective comp and a great image!
garymcparland 10 338 3 Northern Ireland
15 Oct 2012 1:27PM
Thanks guys Smile
I had a quick comparison there Paul but there doesnt seem to be much in it although theses monitors in work aren't the greatest.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
15 Oct 2012 1:31PM
I'll have another look when I get home ... but the difference is miniscule matey!!!
15 Oct 2012 7:29PM
Kpow and it hits you. A striking image with appealing saturated tones and strong composition and control of exposure.
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 8:26PM
Great foreground leading the eye perfectly to the tower. Nice one Gary.

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