P54897 - Durlston Globe, Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset - Dorset

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Durlston Globe, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Durlston Globe, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
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Date : 15th September, 2011
Photograph Reference : P54897
Camera : Sony A550
ISO : 200
Exposure Time : 1/160sec
Aperture : F11
Focal Length : 20mm
Modifications : RAW modified

Polarising filter used

The Globe was installed by George Burt in 1884.   

The plan for this shot was to photograph this early in the morning when the light would be  more favourable.   What I hadn't realised was that Durlston Castle was at that point a  building site; the Globe was accessible, but required a detour to get to as the  coastal path was closed north of here due to the building work.   This also  meant that the angle I had intended to use (facing west) was full of fencing in the  background, so I moved to the north side of the globe instead and faced south instead.  What remained of the fencing was removed with PSP.  
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