Another image from Scotland. Eilean Donan Castle located in Loch Duich, next to the Skye-Bridge connecting the Isle of Skye to the Scottish main-land.
This is my contribution to Monochrome Madness organized by Leanne Cole.
“Monochrome Madness” is now in its fifth year of existence. Look at Leanne’s site on Wednesday (Australian time), to see many more monochrome images created by many other talented photographers from all over the world.
I’d also encourage you to participate. The conditions are published in each of her Monochrome Madness posts.
Although this image has a slight IR look, it isn’t. The leaves of the willow are fresh and still bright, especially when the sun shines on them.
Above the river, with a fantastic view over the Ruhr valley, the Earl of Mark built a medieval castle on a hill. It was built in the 13th century and was one of four castles to govern his property.
During the 16th and 17th century this castle decayed slowly, but was reconstructed at the end of the 18th century. Since 1909 the ruin is conserved as a historical monument. you can visit the castle and even climb up the tower to enjoy the view. In the atrium you can now find a restaurant.
More of my images can be seen at my own blog.