The Gardens of Drumlanrig | 720nm Infrared – PT.I | 35:Chronicle

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Back in early April this year, we visited Drumlanrig Castle, near Thornhill. You may remember, if you’re a regular reader, that at the time, I was shooting with my then newly internally converted 720nm IR GR [PT.III of original series]- and, what I really wanted to capture were the beautiful gardens here. Sadly, April is a little early and the groundsmen were still working their fingers to the bone in preparing these fabulous grounds for the public and, some shots of the castle itself were the best that I could steal. Once they were open however, we went back – and, what a glorious day it was to wander around and to play with light again. 

Don’t be misled by a gentle introduction – this place is stunning in any light and, I hope to do Drumlanrig’s gardens justice over coming posts. I only hope you’ll enjoy them.

R.

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9 thoughts on “The Gardens of Drumlanrig | 720nm Infrared – PT.I | 35:Chronicle

    1. Thank you, Mike. It really is a spectacular place to go. For non members of Historic Scotland there’s a small nominal fee for parking and entrance but, it really is quite small. One can spend an entire day here exploring the many different areas of the grounds and even take a tour of the house itself. I sound like the tourist board but, it’s seriously good value. Me, I just love the outside spaces here. Beautiful, peaceful, and fabulous for IR frippery. Great to hear from you, Mike!🙏🏻 Best, Rob.

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