While driving around Co Down, I called back to an old favourite spot of mine to watch the sun setting, a little place called the Temple of the wind, in Mount Stewart, Co Down, N Ireland.

I like it here, I hope you do too!

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Taken with my Nikon DSLR 3100 and edited in Photoshop CS5.

Exposure: 1/200sec
f-stop: f/10
ISO: 100
Lens: Nikor 18-55mm VR Lens.


sunset, bench, strangford, temple of the wind, ards, newtownards, grass, sea, lough, northern ireland, nikon, d3100, winter, mount stewart

Belfast born and bred photographer now living out in Dundonald, Northern Ireland. Concentrating mainly on Land and Seascapes, Macro and Abstract, my work is shot both in colour and Black & White making use of Adobe Photoshop.

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  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 2 years ago


  • Thank you very much :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsover 2 years ago


  • Many thanks for that! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 2 years ago

    Beautiful!!! Well shot :)))))))))))))))))))))))))

  • Thank you Vicki!!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 2 years ago

    I hope that seat was occupied later on with a view for two! :))))) Lovely capture my friend.

  • haha well, the car was just behind me while I took this photo… it also has 2 seats, so it was occupied instead! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • NatureGreeting Cards ©ccwri
    NatureGreeting...over 2 years ago

    Stunning SCENE

  • Many thanks!! :-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you Canyon!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 2 years ago

    hahaha! You little rascal!

  • Oh you know me! teeheehee ;-)

    – Chris Cardwell

  • M.S. Photography & Art
    M.S. Photograp...over 2 years ago

    Lovely shot,looks like a nice place to be,Merry Christmas!

  • Thank you so much Margaret! it really is a nice place!! Many thanks and Merry Christmas!

    – Chris Cardwell

    JUSTARTover 2 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thank you!

    – Chris Cardwell

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 2 years ago

    Great shot, congrats on the feature !

  • Thank you very much Jan!

    – Chris Cardwell

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