Neuschwanstein by berndt2

I was only going to post a shot of this castle if I could add anything to the shots of the castle already on Redbubble. In this case – I think so. This was taken with an ultrawide angle lens (10-20mm) at a time of spring when swathes of colour were only just starting to displace the snow still on the ground.

(I went to Germany when it was already starting to get warm in the early spring of April, not quite intuitively grasping the fact that just because it’s getting warm elsewhere doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s warm In The German Alps . In other words, my sneakers and jeans weren’t exactly entirely fitting attire for the trip to Bavaria’s famous castle.)

For anyone wanting to go there, it’s definitely worth it (I went during the quieter non-summer period) – also worth checking out the cute nearby village. Once you’re at the castle, the view from the bridge is pretty good but if you want BETTER you need to walk a bit higher where the trails are less ‘safe’. Sadly, the “Classic” shot on the postcards and jigsaw puzzles requires quite a lengthy trek to get to, and my understanding of German was rudimentary enough to recognise “Life Threatening Danger” on trail signage so I was prevented from taking that famous shot.

Bernd Talasch doesn’t remember being hatched in a research laboratory in Omaha in the late 1950s so maybe that never happened. (Placeholder bio – remember to replace).

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  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersover 4 years ago

    What a shot!! . . .

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 4 years ago

    what a fantastic viewpoint for this brilliant capture with that sprinkling of snow and spring sunshine..

  • Daniel Sorine
    Daniel Sorineover 4 years ago

    Really cool. Looks like the kind of place Clint Eastwood and Charles Bronson would climb up to in the middle of a cold wintry night to help the Madchen in distress escape from her evil captors.

  • Russ Styles
    Russ Stylesover 4 years ago

    THIS is awesome….

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    Beautiful scene…nicely captured

  • Scottb1977
    Scottb1977over 4 years ago


  • JeannieBlue
    JeannieBlueover 1 year ago


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