Ducketts Grove – Monochrome Madness Challenge

Ducketts Grove

Getting back on track for this weeks challenge with some more ruin-hunting shots, I thought I would go back to January and re-visit the stunning ruins at Ducketts Grove in Co. Carlow. These shots were all edited in mono, but I was not to sure about the composition on this image, so I did a little editing to improve. Ducketts Grove is always a fascinating place to visit, with its stunning architecture, in the crenellated Gothic revival style. It dates back to a Georgian mansion built in the early 1700’s. I cant believe that this is my 27th straight week in a row to contribute an image to the challenge. If you are into Black & White photography as much as I am, then I highly recommend that you head on over to Leanne Cole’s blog where you can either contribute your own B&W images or view the images of some really good photographers. The Challenge goes live later today depending on your time zone 🙂

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About edmooneyphotography

Photographer, Blogger, Ruinhunter, with an unhealthy obsession for history, mythology and the arcane.
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15 Responses to Ducketts Grove – Monochrome Madness Challenge

  1. Sounds like a fascinating place to visit. Perhaps on my visit to Ireland next summer. Would it take long from Birr Co. Offaly to get there?

  2. I love the angle, architecture- and a great shot!!

  3. lauramacky says:

    Beautiful! Good you got those birds in there. Funny it’s the first thing I noticed. O_O

  4. steevbeed says:

    What obliging birds – they make this picture for me.

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  6. quarksire says:

    such a kewl shot 🙂

  7. Thank you for liking “Autumn Splendor.” Great photo! 🙂 I also like the architecture of this place. There are so many interesting details to look at even in this small portion of the ruins. The birds are a nice touch too. 🙂

  8. Ed/Laura – I love the bird inclusion too. It adds present tense and movement to the shot.

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