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Conwy Castle - Wales

By Irishkate  
As recommended by Peter (ddolfelin) we had a short stop in Conwy.
A lovely town enclosed within the castle walls.
Some lovely shops - had to resist buying Christmas decorations!
Many thanks for V&C and the kind award from Peter for In Need of TLC!
KateGrin

Conwy Castle is a fortification in Conwy, located in North Wales. It was built by Edward I, during his conquest of Wales, between 1283 and 1289. Constructed as part of a wider project to create the walled town of Conwy, the combined defences cost around 15,000, a huge sum for the period. Wikipedia

Tags: Landscape and travel Architecture and buildings Conwy Castle Wales

Voters: richmowil, dudler, Chinga and 49 more

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Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 1:09PM
Well, as of today there is no chance to travel there... Stunning image of this stunning location Kate...
Isabel GrinGrin
19 Oct 2020 1:24PM
A fabulous composition, Kate an excellent shot.

JohnSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.4k 2290 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 1:28PM
A very attractive angle on the castle, with the river below.
I can't help feeling that left quarter approximately of the frame is dead space, there's not really enough interest in the trees. (Could be interesting in winter with bare branches though... ) Here I'd like to crop off the first, largely hidden, tower on the left. Start with the taller tower.
Moira
19 Oct 2020 1:32PM
Excellent image
19 Oct 2020 1:32PM
a lovely view of the castle (quite impressive and in a pretty good shape, too) and i am tempted to move the camera sideways to the right to have a wider glimpse of the landscape in the bg
Smile
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
19 Oct 2020 1:47PM
Beautifully composed image of this very impressive Castle Kate
Ian
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
19 Oct 2020 2:43PM
Your choice of pot and composition lets the viewer see a gorgeous view of this castle! A very fine image!
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 2:46PM
Love the choice of POV. A very impressive building beautifully captured.. If this were mine I would produce several different versions.
mac Plus
19 9 Scotland
19 Oct 2020 2:58PM
Moira more or less echoed my thoughts. An old adage "if it does not contribute to the image - cut it out!!
This would make a tighter image, with the river leading you into the frame.
Ian
adagio Plus
2 3 2 England
19 Oct 2020 4:05PM
A lovely image of this beautiful castle.

Angela😄
SUE118 Plus
12 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 4:53PM
Happy to be your 30th vote and to award this super shot.
RLF Plus
10 18 4 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 7:58PM
A real beautiful castle
It always takes me back to my childhood playing knightsWink
Rob
19 Oct 2020 8:19PM
Stunning castle, we never made it that far when we were over last year but I'll have to make the effort again in the next few years. wonderful image
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
20 Oct 2020 9:54AM
I didn't expect you to get a picture this good Kate - the whole place is very awkward to photograph!
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2020 10:22AM
Excellent Kate, great looking castleSmileSmile

Cliff
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
20 Oct 2020 11:03AM
Many years since I visited Conwy, would have been when I was on holiday with my parents in Colwyn Bay, when I were a lad! 😃 Can't remember much about the town, but certainly remember this impressive castle, and it's a fine capture of it here, Kate 👍
Trev 😀
20 Oct 2020 2:34PM
Gorgeous capture.
Sylvia

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