Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

Conwy castle

Posted by
Anthony Morgan Lambert (Bielefeld, Germany) on 29 January 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Taken in North Wales

FUJIFILM FinePix A210 1/300 second F/7.5 ISO 100 8 mm

A few shots this week that are a bit abstract or different.

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

love how the black and white makes the pointing stand out

29 Jan 2009 5:47am

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

very nice shot, it is a lovely castle

29 Jan 2009 6:29am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

I can't place which side of the castle this photo was taken from as the walls don't look tall enough. Great photo though Anthony.

29 Jan 2009 6:44am

@Mike: I´ve only been there the once to be honest !! we parked in a large car park beside the walls outside of town and then walked through a gateway and walked up onto the walls.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Its so impressive!! The castles not bad either lol!

29 Jan 2009 6:45am

@Linerberry: Cheerrs me dears !!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Outstanding view, I'd print and put it in the living room...why not dream awake?

29 Jan 2009 1:25pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

That's wonderful, I'd print and hang on the wall, why not daydream lol

29 Jan 2009 1:26pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, Wales., United Kingdom

Us Taff's must have been a wild lot,for our oppressors, to spend all that money, building castles all round Wales to keep us in order...Didn't work did it,were still annoying the hell out of them. ;>))

29 Jan 2009 2:29pm

@Jeff: "As long as we beat the English,we don´t care" !!!!!

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

superb view!

29 Jan 2009 2:31pm

@Sarito: thanks for the comment

EYES WIDE SHUT from United Kingdom

This is superb, Anthony. Fabulous in mono, allowing the stonework to shine through

29 Jan 2009 4:27pm

@EYES WIDE SHUT: Castles are just made for B+W I think.

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Great lines and composition, Anthony. How old is this castle?

29 Jan 2009 5:17pm

@Stephen Phillips: It was built between 1283 and 1289
Have a look !!

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

great detail and processing. It's so interesting to see places across the world like this!

29 Jan 2009 6:38pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

I bet those walls could absorb the biggest cannonballs, another fine shot really showing the sturdiness of this iconic castle.

29 Jan 2009 6:55pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

A great shot Anthony and in b&w it really brings out the details in the stone.

29 Jan 2009 7:16pm

john4jack from Corvallis, United States

Exquisite photograph. Well done.

29 Jan 2009 7:18pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

With this framing, it reminds me the Carcassone city walls

29 Jan 2009 8:23pm

Fliss from Melbourne Beach, United States

I do love castles.... the older the better... though can't say that I have been in any...

30 Jan 2009 1:56am

@Fliss: A trip to Wales wold take care of that !!

Ken McCoy from Orlando-Daytona Beach, FL, United States

Great castle shots! I like this one best. Are you & Alun on holiday together? :)

2 Feb 2009 9:31pm

@Ken McCoy: No,not at the moment !! We´re both using shots from the archives I think.Although we were probably together taking some of these shots.We always try to meet up in Wales in the summer !!

1/300 second
ISO 100
8 mm