It is the largest castle in Wales and the second largest in Britain after Windsor Castle. Built mainly between 1268 and 1271, it is an early example of a concentric castle.
The castle is being renovated, hence the scaffolding and you can see how one of the towers has been cleaned up
The pic was shot in RAW and processed in Photoshop Camera Raw to produce two files, one for the sky and one for the castle. Layers and masking were then used in CS3 with various tweaks using adjustment layers
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