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This is part of 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 standard 35mm Four Thirds lens with a touch of hdr.


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

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kalmost 3 years ago

    came up awesome, well done mate :)

  • Awe thanks gorgeous…..

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 3 years ago

    Love this building, it is a joy from all the angles you have taken

  • Sometimes I do take them straight on but I do enjoy taking architecture from angles….

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Poete100
    Poete100almost 3 years ago

    The angle is terrific…photo is awesome and I do love the clouds!!! Well done Larry!

  • Awe thank you my sweet friend.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsalmost 3 years ago

    Terrific capture Larry!!…wonderful architecture!!

  • I love it when you leave a comment, but I just appreciate knowing that you are having a look.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Anthony Hedger Photography
    Anthony Hedger...almost 3 years ago

    Ok, enough now, LOL Larry, PERFECTION my friend

  • It looks like we might be back in Hailsham for Oct 2012.
    Will keep you informed.
    If we are, we will meet up again…?
    Dawn and I are looking at the Shetland Islands and the Northern Lights..?

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Anthony Hedger Photography
    Anthony Hedger...almost 3 years ago

    sounds good to me mate

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinalealmost 3 years ago

    Really lovely capture Larry

  • Hi Neighbour….
    How’s it going up the road in Romsey ???
    .Thanks for the comment.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...almost 3 years ago

    What a magnificent building…

    Wonderful composition.

  • Thanks mate…. Glad you like it.
    You’re a star.

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakealmost 3 years ago

    Isn’t a fairytale castle? You have captured it so beautifully! A fav!

  • I just hope that my photography does justice to whatever I take,

    – Larry Lingard-Davis

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