Temple of the Four Winds

By glenalva
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.

Tags: Landscape Uk Yorkshire Architecture Folly Castle howard Temple of the four winds Landscape and travel

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Comments


Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
21 Jul 2014 12:24PM
That is beautiful. The light turns it into magic.

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glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 12:44PM
Oh what a lovely thing to say Joline........thank you!! Grin
mrswoolybill Plus
9 927 1463 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 12:55PM
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
21 Jul 2014 1:09PM
Fine composition Ali, lovely light,
Fred.
21 Jul 2014 1:20PM
beautiful light, colours & visual presentation Smile
cheesey 10 2 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 1:34PM
Wonderful comp, light and mood.
Great shot Smile.
Cheesey.
21 Jul 2014 1:56PM
Very thoughtfully composed, Ali - I do like the inclusion of the bridge to give added interest to this beautiful scene.

Richard
MalcolmS Plus
10 1.2k 13 England
21 Jul 2014 3:05PM
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
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
21 Jul 2014 5:06PM
Wonderful mood in this.

Ken
Mike_Smith Plus
9 290 1 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 6:59PM
Cracking shot, Castle Howard isn't far from where i live, but i haven't been for years
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 7:22PM
Right place, right time methinks


Adrian
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2014 11:00PM
Spotlight on - excellent
Jason
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2014 6:23AM
Thank you all so much for your encouraging feedback folks - very much appreciated indeed. Grin
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
22 Jul 2014 6:35AM
Magical light, Ali, a superb capture. Carol
22 Jul 2014 7:29AM
What a beautiful capture Ali with gorgeous light Smile
Jan
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2014 8:51AM
Many thanks Jan & Carol!! Smile
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2014 7:36AM
Amazing capture of the sunlight on the building SmileSmileSmile
Helen
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2014 8:47AM
Thank you very much Helen, it was amazing how it seemed to light it all up. Smile
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2014 12:49PM
Seen this place so many times but never with such great light as this Smile,the sky looks broody and perfect Wink
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 318 England
23 Jul 2014 8:22PM
Beautiful light and a dramatic sky, couldn't be better.
Just catching up, thank you for your comments too.
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2014 7:29AM
Thanks so much for your feedback Keith & Ollie, very much appreciated indeed!! Grin
I will be visiting myself at the end of August , lovely capture.

David
24 Jul 2014 8:41AM
Great lighting & sky in this scene, wonderful capture Ali

Brian
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2014 11:49AM
Thanks so much Brian and David! Grin
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2014 11:51AM

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
SWMahy Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 9:52PM
Black clouds and golden light are always a wonderful combination. Great shot.
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 4:11PM
Thank you Ruurd!! Grin
FionaB 9 11 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2014 9:43AM
yeah beauty

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