This is Knapps Castle in the mountains of Santa Barbara, California. Ruins of an old mansion destroyed in the early 1940’s. The location overlooks the Santa Ynez Valley and Cachuma Lake.
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Featured on the Homepage of Redbubble – March 7, 2010

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  • vampvamp
    vampvampabout 5 years ago

    very nice!

  • thank you!

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchabout 5 years ago

    Oooh, that light is fabulous!

  • a bit belated…but thank you Laurie!

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...about 5 years ago

    Brilliant capture, Sherrie!

  • Sherrie Chavez
    Sherrie Chavezabout 5 years ago

    Thank you Daniel!

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...about 5 years ago

  • Thank you so much for featuring my image! :))

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • Jan  Tribe
    Jan Tribeabout 5 years ago

    congratulations on your feature!! well deserved!! gorgeous image taken at the perfect time!! Beautiful!

  • Thank you so much! I appreciate that!

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • Cathy L. Gregg
    Cathy L. Greggabout 5 years ago

    Congrats on your Feature!

  • Thank you Cathy!!

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansabout 5 years ago

    Congrats on your feature! Stunning lighting

  • Thank you Lee Anne!

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • Vicki Pelham
    Vicki Pelhamabout 5 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature! Very well done!

  • Thanks so much Vicki!

    – Sherrie Chavez

  • silvercircles
    silvercirclesabout 5 years ago

    Ooh, love the light! Was it early morning or late afternoon?
    The angle / perspective is great here as well. : )

  • Thank you! It was taken sunset. It’s kind of a magical place anytime of the day:)

    – Sherrie Chavez

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