Taken 13-Aug-12
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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Coastlines
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:., C.S. Lewis, Cair Paravel, Dunluce Castle, Narnia, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, sunset
Photo Info

Dimensions10800 x 7200
Original file size36.6 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken13-Aug-12 20:49
Date modified24-Aug-14 22:08
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length30 mm
Focal length (35mm)30 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/80 at f/6.3
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle was built around the year 1500. It has a history to match its dramatic cliff top setting.This atmospheric castle ruin provides many different photographic opportunities, whatever the season. It was the inspiration behind the great castle of Cair Paravel in C S Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - a book I loved as a child and still love as an adult - and I can understand why. I have photographed it on numerous occasions but this is probably my favourite, from the viewpoint of half-way up the grassy (and very slippy) bank, with the summer sun setting over the sea.