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FITCIP Apr 8, 2012 5:33 PM

kings private chapel at dover castle
 
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I visited Dover Castle once more today, even though the weather dreadful. a real pea souper of a day. fog was thick enough to mist up the lense in 10 secs.

so into the castle itself i ventured...

the first shot is leading from the castle ground floor, up to the private chambers of the king himself. it is intended as an artistic shot, and although i have a well lit picture of this coridoor, i favoured this one. through the back of the chambers and onto the second and third shots, which are of the king's own private chapel. only he would ever use these rooms, privately and alone.

i visited every inch of the castle's interior today but chose to keep to a minimum of my 3 favourite shots. i may post some of the grand banquet room and kings bedroom at a later time.

hope you enjoy these.

regards,
john

geoper2 Apr 8, 2012 6:05 PM

wow you are l-u-c-k-y. What a great place, I would feel awe if I entered there. Thanks for sharing and for the history behind it.

FITCIP Apr 8, 2012 6:18 PM

glad you liked the pics and write up geoper2, it really is an amazing place. and a deep sense of awe is really felt when walking around this place. check out the ww2 post also from todays visit. ive still got the goosebumps lol

FITCIP Apr 8, 2012 6:42 PM

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ran the first pic through a pp program on my smart phone of all things. came up with this. interesting? i quite like it lol

happy_peasant Apr 8, 2012 9:16 PM

That is a very well shot picture. (I only see the first one for some reason if there are supposed to be more.) And yeah, thanks for the history. It adds to the shot.

(Edit next morning) Now I can see them all, and they are all fine shots. A good place to visit.

Steve

catalex54 Apr 9, 2012 12:56 AM

Beautiful and fascinating shoots in low light conditions, dear John!! Well done

jjdog2 Apr 9, 2012 8:09 AM

Nice work John and thanks for sharing.

jj

FITCIP Apr 9, 2012 8:42 AM

thank you Steve, Alex and jj for your kind words. it really is a great place to visit and as i have membership to the English Heritage i shall be visiting as many of their castles and stately manors throughout the year. including a summer visit back here im sure. thanks guys

john


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