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the source of secrets by ssilence the source of secrets by ssilence
This is the castle Neuschwanstein. I shot it a few days ago. Comment it if you was there yourself ;) (Wink)
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rfbgal Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I was there a few years ago. What an amazing place. The mountain setting is wonderful. I love this photo of it and the way it looks like something out of a dream. A dark, mysterious dream! Most photos of Neuschwanstein focus on the beauty of the castle. While this shows the castle's fairytale beauty, the haze and amount of darkness above the castle make it appear dark and mysterious. Almost as though if you looked away and back again it might disappear. Good work to show something that has been photographed thousands of times in a unique and interesting way.
spenczar777 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Photo-Grafixx Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
wunderschönes bild..
QuirkyChik Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011  Student Filmographer
I used to live in Germany and I remember going to this castle. Very beautiful shot <3
TimePortalStudios Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011   Photographer
Awesome shot!!!!! :clap: So very true of the castle, for King Ludwig II lived in his own secret hideaway within these walls ;) He nearly bankrupted Germany building that thing.
ruthsantcortis Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
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Fragola-chan Featured By Owner May 2, 2010   Traditional Artist
Since I saw your gallery, my wish to travel to Germany has become even bigger :D

Keep up the good work!
Avender Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2009  Student Digital Artist
I love that castle, I was inside this summer - lovely architecture.
mimose-stock Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
ich war da :wave:
aber da war nich so genialer nebel :(
dafür der erste schnee ;)
leider is der eine turm eingezäunt, oder?
TheOrderOfHedwig Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2009
it's beautiful!
i've been there too, a couple years ago.
the weather was just that grey and misty like here.
great job anyway!
Lynda-P Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2009
Brings back happy memories.Visited here when I was alot younger.Thankfully sunny when I was there.
Morphine-Cloud Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2008
Perfect !! =O
SkycladGypsy Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
I've always wanted to go there.
inspiredcreativity Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Beautifully framed and composed. I have always loved this castle and all the pics I can find of it. The stormy clouds above the castle bring great drama to the scene.

Very well done.
Smith6841 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2008   Writer
Wow. I haven't been, but I should go. lol. great picture :D
SushiArmi Featured By Owner May 5, 2008  Student General Artist
creepy and beautiful
Loozer-s Featured By Owner May 2, 2008
I thought I just saw my mom on the castle roof...! Love the shot by the way.
Adsarta Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Ich bin schon dort gewesen, vor etwa drei Jahren und es ist wirklich ein Märchenschloss. Das war eigentlich auch die Idee, die Ludwig, der König von Bayern, für das Schloss hatte - die Opern Wagners mit den Legenden, die ihre Grung sind, noch einmal zu beleben, wie in seiner Kindheit. Das musst du aber bestimmt schon wissen. :) Tja, meine Hauptidee - das ist das klassische Foto von dem Schloss - Blick von der Marienbrücke - habe ich selbst gemacht, aber an einem sonnigen Tag im Sommer. Es war etwa 12:00 Uhr, die Sonne direkt über dem Schloss - tragisch :ashamed: Dein Foto erinnert mich an die Sogmund-Legende und wiedergibt die Stimmung der Wagners Musik auf eine fabelchafte weise. Ich beneide dich ein wenig ;)
bea-neri Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2008  Professional Photographer
This is truly a great image. This is a fairy castle
EracexxMi Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2008   Photographer
looks like a fairytale castle
Teo-Hoble Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007  Student Digital Artist
I can't believe that place is for real... It's just TOO beautiful!!!
daniel-mac Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2007
:faint: awesome shot
Hettar7 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
the fogginess covering the castle gives it a fairytale feel. very romantic. it makes me want to see it in person.
artahh Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
I've been there!
It's a really breathtaking place and the nature around it is beuatiful.
Standing on that bridge was a bit crepy though.hah
But I love this shot.
gingercakes Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2007
how the hell did u get that angle on it?! u happen to own a helicopter?...
Lord-Alex Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2007  Professional Photographer
It's like in a dream....
Engwahiliel Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2007
I love Neuschwanstein. I haven't been there myself yet. :O_o:

The fog makes it really stunning, well done.
silentlady Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006
darkish castle:) nice shot!!!
Reesa-chan Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2006
That's definitely one of the more interesting shots I've seen of Neuschwanstein. I almost didn't recognize it!
BrooklynPhoto Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2006   Photographer
I studyed this castle well I was in German class. I wish I could have showed this picture for my project. It's so cool, the effect is prefect!
Heaza Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006
I have been there!! Its so beautiful!
fanficbug Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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I hope I have helped a bit.

(Sorry if I have posted this on another one of your works, I have been doing this for a few hours. @.@)
Katarynaa Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2006
It seems not real.... Make impress...
Xendrez Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2006
You captured a fable on a pic!
Walktall159 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2006
Excellent shot. The fog and clouds almost make it seem unreall.
deppsslave Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2006
I love this shot of Neuschwanstein! I live in Ohio, but one of my biggest dreams is to go and see this castle (Germany, right?) It's breath takingly beautiful! I am constantly in awe of your photos. I'm taking a photo class right now, maybe someday I can get as good as you!
salgadinho Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2006
Shit.....I could search all dictionay......and i would find the right words to describe it! Amazing! Great pic you got there!
eugenmales Featured By Owner May 14, 2006
Finvara Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
Biste auch aufn Hügel geklettert für das Foto :)
sekhmet-neseret Featured By Owner May 1, 2006
is it a manipulated photo??
SovereignAxe Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2006  Professional Photographer
Not only have a been to this castle, but I'm also commenting because I love the picture. The fog and the sky look so erie-it's different from all the other Neuschwanstein pics I've seen. Is all of that real or did you add it in editing?

When I went to Germany we stayed in this little farm house across from the lake and we could see the castle wayyyy off in the distance. It was surreal to actually be there-so awesome.
sketcherjak Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2005
OOoo! I've been there! You've captured it beautifuly!
Tetty Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2005
Hehe i have a photo of it in my gallery to..but it is from the tunnel, you go out of the castle..[link] ;)
RaposaNegra Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2005
Awesome! It seems a cloud castle! It deserves a print!
hypophotogenic Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2005
Truly amazing
bpAddict Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2005
That's so eerie. Looks like it came out of a scary book.
karkarodon Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2005
Oh my lord... this is just stunning. Both the building and how you captured it.
bouncing-splitpin Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2005
i think i've been there, its amzing
petite-gavroche Featured By Owner May 27, 2005
Well, I haven't been there myself, so you must forgive me my comment ;) I've seen a plenty of photos taken in Neuschwanstein, but this one is at least one of the best.. Just little disadvantge is this brigther part of landscape beside the castle... but it's only my twisted opinion ;)
demonicmonkies Featured By Owner May 14, 2005
What a beautiful,beautiful castle.And possibly,an even more beautiful photograph of it! I would love to be there. Exactly where is it?
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Jun 11, 2003, 11:24:54 AM