The Gallarus Oratory is a chapel located on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. It was highlighted in a few of the Dingle Peninsula maps as a palace to visit so we stopped in to take a look. It is a very interesting structure and, architecturally, very well designed and built.
The oratory is built of large cut stones from the area. The stones are cut on every side and end so as to fit perfectly together. The oratory’s shape has been compared to that of an upturned boat because of its sloping side walls. It is estimated that the oratory was built in the 12th century.
This image was taken with my Sony A7R II using my Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 Lens set on 18mm. The camera was set on Aperture Priority mode with the aperture set at f/11, shutter speed at 1/25th of a second and the ISO set at 100. I used a tripod for stability. This is a single image processed in Lightroom and finalized in Photoshop using Nik Silver Efex Pro.
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