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Brougham Castle

By darrenackers
Brougham Castle is a historical building located about 2 miles (3.2 km) to the south-east of Penrith, Cumbria, England. Founded by Roger de Vieuxpont in the early 13th century on the site of a Roman fort, it sits near the confluence of the rivers Eamont and Lowther. In its earliest form, the castle consisted of a stone keep, with an enclosure protected by a timber bank and a wooden palisade.

Details: 1/2 sec at f/16, ISO 100
Processing: Tweaked basic settings in increase contrast.

Tags: River Castle Lake District Architecture Landscape and travel Penrith Wildlife and nature Brougham

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Ingleman 10 9 4
9 Mar 2010 10:10PM
Moody shot, great location...cheers


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9 Mar 2010 10:18PM
Great image - well done

rockfish 7 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2010 10:33PM
Lovely mist makes this a special image. Well seen and taken.
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
9 Mar 2010 10:34PM
beautiful image,well taken.
DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2010 4:28PM
I like the atmosphere of this but it feels like there are too many things within the frame and the mist means that none of them is particularly prominent. Perhaps a tighter crop, losing much of the sky and the near bank of the moat/river would simplify things a bit? I'd also be tempted by black and white, since the different regions of green, orange, blue-grey and red are also a bit confusing.
24 Mar 2010 9:58AM
Excellent shot love the mist.

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