My camera seems to have become an extension of my amateur photographer eyes! All photos prior to 2007 are scanned and were taken with a Fuji camera.



Friday, 20 August 2010

Weekend Reflections: Maintenon castle, Eure et Loir, France, 2010

Originally built in the 12th and 13th centuries, it has been added to several times to make it a lovely Renaissance home. It was subsequently partly rebuilt for king Louis the 14th's 'secret' and second wife, Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon. A contribution to Weekend Reflections. More about Maintenon castle this way.

20 comments:

tapirgal said...

A perfect reflection, and what can I say about the castle except that I want to go there!

VP said...

Not a bad place for a secret wife. This is the kind of reflection I like more and it is really stunning"

joo said...

The castel is fabulous and your photo shows its beauty perfectly!

Small City Scenes said...

I'll be the secret 'wife' just to live there---LOL!!
You know if you flipped this shot one would never know. great reflection. MB

Cezar and Léia said...

So beautiful Castle and lovely reflections in this picture, great work, you are always talented with your camera!
*** I want to visit Loire Valley someday!My teacher said it's necessary at least one week to see ( not everything ) those that are more famous and charming.
****We have SUN here! Finally! :)
Hugs
Léia

Sylvia K said...

Fantastic! And like tapirgal, I want to go there!! Gorgeous reflections of a gorgeous castle!

Sylvia

James said...

Capturing a reflection like this is like a dream for me. I agree with Tapirgal I want to go there.
Great shot!

Malyss said...

Aussi parfait à l'endroit qu'à l'envers! j'y inventerais bien une histoire..

jabblog said...

Just beautiful! A fairy tale palace.

michael said...

Great photo of a beautiful castle. I looks like a postcard.

Perry said...

Great reflection of an awesome castle! Here is my entry.

Limar said...

Beautiful castle with a beautiful reflection :)

jennyfreckles said...

What a beautiful place. I too wouldn't mind being the secret wife if I got to live here!

EG Wow said...

OH! I'd really like to tour that castle! The reflection is gorgeous, Ciel!

Woody said...

Breathtaking.

Dimple said...

Lovely reflections of a beautiful building.
Thanks for coming by!

Francisca said...

Woah! Perfect, Ciel!

Elisa said...

What a wonderful reflection of the castle. It seems like a mirror
Greetings from Argentina
Elisa, at Serendipity

Cildemer said...

Magnifique photo pour un château de rêve!

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Merci pour le partage et beau dimanche*******

'Tsuki said...

Il est décidément superbe, ce château... Merci de partager avec nous ce mémorable endroit grâce à ces photos si agréables à contempler.