This is the first image in an ongoing set of Chateau Chenonceau which I took on my last visit to France in Sept 2011.
This fairytale chateau Chenonceau was built on the River Cher and owes a lot of its charm to women.
Built in 1513AD by Katherine Briconnet , then made more attractive by Diane de Poitiers, then made famous by Catherine de Medici.
Click here if you would like to read more about the history of this extremely photographic location…
Click on image to enlarge or to just appreciate the detail.

taken with a Lumix G2 using a 42- 200mm zoom Four Thirds lens with a touch of hdr.
Post Op done on Picasa3


I live at Riddells Creek in the Macedon Ranges of Victoria, and have been involved in Horticulture all my life.
I play Blues Harmonica and Bodhran’ in my spare time, as well as getting involved with Genealogy and Medieval History,
I have also been acting for 40 years and was lucky to be cast as a judge in the movie “Stricly Ballroon”…
But my camera is my passion.

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  • Larry Lingard-Davis
    Larry Lingard-...almost 3 years ago

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 3 years ago


  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonalmost 3 years ago

    Wow!! Amazing reflection…does my head in! :)

  • Now that’s a comment.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • cclaude
    cclaudeover 2 years ago

    An original take on Chenonceau…Very graphic.

  • Thanks.
    Glad you like it.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • steppeland
    steppelandover 2 years ago

    Fabulous Reflections – Features May week 3 (05/23/2012)
    Fantastic work, congrats!

  • Thanks so much for this feature,
    I really appreciate it.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 2 years ago

    This is fabulous Larry – I really have to get to grips with editing and processing to be able to produce something like this ;)

  • Like I tell everyone Mattie……..without having to train yourself with something like Photoshop, you only have to get the FREE download from Google called “Picasa3” and you can do heaps…
    It’s all done with a slide bar and your own imagination… It’s so easy.
    But if you do download it, just make sure that it isn’t your main photo viewing program.
    B/Mail me if you want to know anything… I have been using it for years..

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

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