“Lindisfarne Priory, original home to the Lindisfarne Gospels, was an important centre of early Christianity, and the home of St Cuthbert. Today you can marvel at the ornate carvings on the extensive ruins of the monastic buildings and enjoy the serenity that first drew the monks here. One of the most famous visitor attractions in North East England, Lindisfarne Priory will stay in your memory forever” English Heritage

Shot taken at Holy Island (Lindisfarne), Northumberland, with a Panasonic Lumix G1, 14-45mm lens.

RAW conversion via Lightroom and CS3.

Much better when viewed in large format.

Also from the Holy Island series:

The Priory Ruins

The Remnants of a Once Glorious Vision

Lindisfarne Priory (HDR)

A Permanent View of the Castle

The Priory’s Neighboring Church

Holy Island Church


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  • Janis Read-Walters
    Janis Read-Wal...about 4 years ago

    fabulous Ryan this is superb in black and white, love it :o)

  • thank you ever so much Janis, really pleased you like it :) extra thanks for the fav ;)

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • shortarcasart
    shortarcasartabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot Ryan

  • thank you

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • Aggpup
    Aggpupabout 4 years ago

    You make it look an eerie place

  • I was sort of going for that with this one; not so much eerie, but mysterious

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

    Just love this Old Priory, looks great in B&W!

  • thank you Ray

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • anaisnais
    anaisnaisabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful take, your point of view adds further interest to the architecture here….kindest thoughts, Anna-Marie.

  • thank you ever so much Anna-Marie, appreciate that

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosabout 4 years ago

    Really lovely B&W work.

  • thank you

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 4 years ago

    absolutely magnificent capture

  • thank you Kathy

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • PSL1
    PSL1about 4 years ago

    A fantastic composition Ryan. Great details and I really like the soft light,

  • thanks Peter, glad you like it

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganabout 4 years ago

    a beautiful image Ryan

  • thank you Tina

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

  • neilbrown
    neilbrownabout 4 years ago

    Nice slice of b&w, I like the vanilla b&w best!

  • cheers mate, appreciate the visit and comment

    – Ryan Davison Crisp

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