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Captured on Nikon D200 with Nikkor 20mm lens F11 1/125th sec
Sepia toning added with Photoshop CS
Mid afternoon September
Horse Island is a National Trust property on Strangford Lough which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty*
Named by the Vikings as Strong Fjiord ~ Strangford Lough is a spectacular sea lough, studded with islands and boasting mile upon mile of hidden coves, sandy beaches, rocky outcrops and sheltered inlets.
With its picturesque villages, rare wildlife and breathtaking views of the Mourne mountains, the lough is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a hugely popular attraction for visitors from all over the world.
People have been living around Strangford Lough for 9,000 years and there are ancient remains from prehistoric times. The Lough has been used by people for business and pleasure over the centuries.