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Started Jun 11, 2014 | Photos thread
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Re: Ruins...
In reply to LouHolland, Jun 12, 2014

LouHolland wrote:

Ruins of Brederode Castle, Santpoort, Holland. I love the light very today, but I've to bring it back the way I see and expirienced it, it seems the camera has it's own idea and that is not alway I see it. (sometimes


E3 14-54mm - don't forget to enlarge, Lou

The framing of foliage has the effect of a telescopic view back through centuries of time. This effect is heightened by the viewer's shaded vantage point, looking out into a highlighted past; it's almost a movie effect.

Overall, this is a picture of aspiration. With different knowledge and materials, the builders without doubt would have constructed more grandly than what modern eyes might see as "a hollow pile of bricks." The bit of modern roof hints at the the builders' aspirations, and the future.

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