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Goward Dolmen

By garymcparland    
The second in my series of Dolmens, This granite dolmen of around the 3rd millennium B.C is located about 2 miles north-east of Hilltown, Co Down.
Its largest stone is the enormous capstone which has fallen sideways, revealing the megalithic chamber it once covered, in which a cremation urn and a flint arrowhead were found in 1834. Stones standing independently at the eastern side of the monument suggest that it may once have had a forecourt facade like a court-tomb.

I gave it similar treatment as the previous image in PS to try to give it an ethereal look.

Viewed large is best Smile

Tags: General Digitally manipulated Dolmen Megalith Landscape and travel

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Comments


Jules33 10 10 Scotland
28 Jan 2007 6:16PM
Good use of foreground interest.

Great treatment which works well with this subject matter.

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28 Jan 2007 6:19PM
Very eerie, Like what you've done with it, Almost looks like a painting.
Karen
argh22 10 2 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2007 6:21PM
Brilliant image - love it.
Anna
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
28 Jan 2007 6:53PM
Great mood, fantastic detail.

rgds
Paul
blackbird 10 159 15 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2007 7:01PM
i love the effect you have produced here, how do you it?
garymcparland 10 333 3 Northern Ireland
28 Jan 2007 7:15PM
Thanks everyone.

Merille it starts life as a HDR image which is created in a program called Photomatix, if you google it you will find plenty of info on creating HDRs. I then just play around with Hue and saturation in PS and do a bit of dodging and burning.
It seems to work well with these types of subjects.

Gary Smile
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2007 8:33PM
Good treatment, atmospheric image.
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
30 Jan 2007 4:46PM
Stunning work,love the f/g detail.
Should of got more attention (sorry I missed it before now).



~Alley~

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