Looking In by Leon Heyns

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Taken at the Christiansvaern Fort in St Croix, US Virgin Islands. Looking into the courtyard through one of the many gun turrets.
Constructed in the late 1700s of yellow brick, Fort Christiansvaern is the best preserved of the five Danish forts remaining in the West Indies. The fort is a wonderful example of Danish colonial military architecture. Although built for defense against pirate and privateers as well as to ward off slave uprising, its cannons have never known warfare. The fort is built around a small courtyard and includes corner bastions and small dark dungeons. Originally used by the Danish Army the fort later served as a jail and also for religious services.
Taken with Nikon D80 and Nikkor 14-24mm.
718 Views – 20 March 2012.

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Comments

  • Sharon Brown
    Sharon Brownover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image Leon. I love the angle…it looks very effective. Well done my friend

  • Thanks so much for your encouraging comments Polly.

    – Leon Heyns

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 3 years ago

    Ohhh Leon, è stupenda !!! Guendalyn

  • Thanks so very much Guendalyn, I appreciate your support. Graci.

    – Leon Heyns

  • Michele Filoscia
    Michele Filosciaover 3 years ago

    Superb find.

  • Thanks very much Michele.

    – Leon Heyns

  • virginian
    virginianover 3 years ago

    Peek a Boo! Sweet shot.

  • Thank you Judy.

    – Leon Heyns

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 3 years ago

    Great perspective, love it!

  • Thanks DeeZ. I love finding these shots.

    – Leon Heyns

  • Fara
    Faraover 3 years ago

    I love everything about this capture……..wonderful!!

  • Thank you Fara, I appreciate your wonderful comments.

    – Leon Heyns

  • yampy
    yampyover 3 years ago

    Cools shot

    nice framing and composition :)

  • Thanks yampy.

    – Leon Heyns

  • Deborah V Townsend
    Deborah V Town...over 3 years ago

    Ooohhh – I like this Leon :)

  • Thank you for your support Debby.

    – Leon Heyns

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyover 3 years ago

    22-08-2011

  • Wow, thanks Val, quite an honor.

    – Leon Heyns

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 3 years ago

    Great image Leon

  • Thanks so much.

    – Leon Heyns

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