Colossal Castles by GabrielK

Sand Castle built by Arron McCormick at Nooosa’s Main beach, QLD Australia.

Made from sand and salt water, it takes roughly 4 hours to create, lots of experience and talent too.

Canon 40D
Sigma 10-20 @ 13mm
Shutter about 4sec
ISO 100
F 5.6
Processed in Photomatix Pro

Youtube link to 4hour time-lapse

Colossal Castles


  • GabrielK
    GabrielKabout 5 years ago

    Please have a look at the youtube link (attached on the right) to see a timelapse of the castle being built :)

  • MelDavies
    MelDaviesabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant, wonderful, love, love, love it. Stunning.

  • thank you so much Mel

    – GabrielK

  • JanieNews
    JanieNewsabout 5 years ago

    You have done the sand artist’s work proud.

  • thank you Janie, I am glad

    – GabrielK

  • RomaBea
    RomaBeaabout 5 years ago

    Wow.. this is absolutely incredible !! Superb !!

  • thank you Roma, really appreciate the comments

    – GabrielK

  • esaphotography
    esaphotographyabout 5 years ago

    Congrats for both of you. It’s impressive in this blue lighting.

  • I love sunsets and the sand castle is a unique creation, thank you Esa

    – GabrielK

  • Jordan Miscamble
    Jordan Miscambleabout 5 years ago

    Truly stunning!

  • thank you very much Jordan

    – GabrielK

  • Mark Shean
    Mark Sheanabout 5 years ago

    Great subject within a brilliant photo….superb.

  • thank you Mark on behalf of Arron too

    – GabrielK

  • Bogdan Ciocsan
    Bogdan Ciocsanabout 5 years ago

    wonderful shot Gabriel!

  • thank you, multumesc

    – GabrielK

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyabout 5 years ago

    I would love to see this in Beach Art, it is very pretty :))

  • thank you Sharon

    – GabrielK

  • sharon wingard
    sharon wingardabout 5 years ago


  • thank you Sharon

    – GabrielK

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