yellowbear

19 Nov 2014 91 views
 
supporter of
atom rss 1.0 rss 2.0
web browser google del.icio.us digg technorati
| lost password
birth date
cancel
photoblog image Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle

https://www.flickr.com/photos/figgis-minor/15448382972/

 

Seen from the railway station, he says stating the blindingly obvious 

Corfe Castle

https://www.flickr.com/photos/figgis-minor/15448382972/

 

Seen from the railway station, he says stating the blindingly obvious 

comments (21)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 19 Nov 2014, 00:25
Instantly recognisable, Bill.

The station is in better condition than that big house on the hill.
Bill Phillips: Clearly it was Jerry built unlike the station which the Victorians built
I like the station myself Bill... from this angle the castle reminds me of ground zero on 911....petersad
Bill Phillips: Oh dear Peter, that is not a cheering thought
  • gutteridge
  • Where latitude and attitude meet
  • 19 Nov 2014, 04:02
What happened to you yesterday Bill?
Bill Phillips: I forgot to post a picture. I did in the end
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 19 Nov 2014, 05:03
Wonderful shot, love the treatment. That old castle on the top of the hill had its best time years ago...
Bill Phillips: It was doing OK until the civil war but was on the side of the royalists and the parliamentarians ordered it destroyed. It was never quite the same after that
The station seems to be in the middle of nowhere Bill! Fine capture.
Bill Phillips: It is a couple of minutes walk from the centre of the village Richard
  • Chris
  • England
  • 19 Nov 2014, 06:26
Thank heaven the building stayed intact after closure. The signal box is a new one though, completed couple of years ago
Bill Phillips: I didn't know that. It has been blended in very well
The castle is a winner, as far as ruins go, Bill, but I'm still taking in the beauty of this quaint railway station!
Bill Phillips: In a way the castle was a loser bring on the wrong side in English Civil war. Something else we did years before you Americans had one. The station building is a delight
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 19 Nov 2014, 07:27
I have the feel to be at the beginning of the 20th century - a fine composition - but I don't understand your words: "he (who?) says stating the blindlingy obvious" ???
Bill Phillips: Hahaha me stating the obvious that this is a picture of the castle from the railway station
  • Richard Trim
  • Suffolk: Where the sun rises first in England
  • 19 Nov 2014, 08:24
Looks like a model railway that you store under your bed .. I like the couple in the bottom right corner
Bill Phillips: 7/6 in Gammages toy department.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 19 Nov 2014, 08:58
None of this looks really real, Bill - and I bow to your talent
Bill Phillips: It isn't Lisl. It is my train set. The castle is made from plasticine and the track is oo guage
It looks quite interesting from down here.
Bill Phillips: A relic of the English Civil War Mary. The railway wasn't running then of coursegrin
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 19 Nov 2014, 12:40
I agree with Richard - your processing is turning it into a model set - perhaps appropriate for this fascination we have with pickling our steam heritage. Not saying I don't like it - just saying.
Bill Phillips: The Hornby OO Corfe castle set. Perhaps we like these old railways because they hark back to a time when we knew who we were
A fine shot Bill. When we were there two years ago this platform and the footbridge were closed to passengers because, if I recall, they were working on the signal box.
Bill Phillips: According to Chris the signal box is new and built at the time you were there
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 19 Nov 2014, 14:11
This HDR result is excellent
Bill Phillips: Thanks Louis. I tried not to go OTT!
I've been to Corfe several times but not seen the station. I must make a point of it next time I go.

This almost has the quality of a water colour
Bill Phillips: The trip on the train from Swanage is a pleasant 20 minute trip Ian. Three image HDR in Photomatix and Lightroom
Really love this image Bill. It's like an illustration from a storybook
Bill Phillips: Must be the childhood influence of Thomas the tank engine Janet
The ghosts in Corfe Castle must be turning in there grave at this.You can't blame your cold for this.
Bill Phillips: Oh bog off you miserable old scrot. This picture is fun.
  • Alan
  • Merry England
  • 19 Nov 2014, 18:38
Another lovely "painting" feel to this. Apart of the clothes worn by the people, it has a timeless feel to it. Well, obviously post dates 1645 as the castle is in ruins. Ah.. probably later, too as we didn't have trains then.. oh.. whatever.
Interesting treatment, Bill - perhaps just a tad too much?
  • John Prior
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 19 Nov 2014, 20:09
What a great view. Corfe does have a place apart feel and seems unchanged
great view point. nice treatment too

Leave a comment

must fill in
[stop comment form]
show
for this photo I'm in a any and all comments icon ShMood©
camera unknown
exposure mode full manual
shutterspeed unknown
aperture f/0.0
sensitivity unknown
focal length 0.0mm
Caring 2 of 2Caring 2 of 2
What the Butler Saw?What the Butler ...
Dyrham ParkDyrham Park

Warning