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Game of Thrones: The Dark Hedges

Posted by
Bill (Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) on 11 July 2016 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I have to confess that I have not seen an episode of The Game of Thrones. However, I do know that some of it was filmed in Northern Ireland so I thought I would upload two of the locations used in the series; you can view the second tomorrow.

You can see both locations as well as some others in this clip

Devi from Chennai, India

what a lovely avenue...Beautiful capture with all the shadows and light !

11 Jul 2016 5:16am

@Devi: Thanks, Devi.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Wow, yes, that does look spooky . . even in daylight !

11 Jul 2016 6:03am

@Ronnie 2¢: Not with the number of tourist that are usually there! I had to wait for a quiet moment before I snapped.

Harmonia from Bondues, France

I didn't see "Game of Thrones" but I appreciate this shot... ;-)

11 Jul 2016 8:59am

@Harmonia: Thank you, Harmonia :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition and play with the light and branches .

11 Jul 2016 9:08am

@Mhelene: Thanks, Mhelene :)

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful verdant tree canopies accompanied by a PoV that adds excellent depth to this composition!!

11 Jul 2016 11:44am

@Steven: Thank you, Steven.

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A fabulous image of the tree lined road. Those trees are so magnificent! Don't know if I would want to walk down there in the dark. The trees would be quite ominous looking!

11 Jul 2016 4:01pm

@Elaine Hancock: I was glad I was there on a sunny day!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Kind of spooky looking - something about those trees looks a bit sinister. I have not sen Game of Thrones either.

11 Jul 2016 5:32pm

@Ruthiebear: I would avoid them in the dark! Interestingly, I was just watching a news item about the Dark Hedges a few minutes ago on TV. They have become a big tourist attractions and couples are even having wedding photos taken there.

Jean-Luc.M from Nancy, France

Nice capture of a nice place !

11 Jul 2016 8:57pm

@Jean-Luc.M: Thanks, Jean-Luc

L'Angevine from Angers, France


12 Jul 2016 7:36am

@L'Angevine: Merci, L'Angevine:)