Uphill Lincoln at Night

Given that the cathedral quarter is lit at night it seemed a perfect opportunity to grab some night shots. A full moon helped too.

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Bailgate was very quiet at 9 p.m. on a Sunday night.

and the golden towers of the cathedral were clearly visible.

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Exchequer Gate and Cathedral
Castle Gate and Cannon
Castle Gate and Cannon

The details of the cathedral’s west front were highlighted in golden-yellow light.

Whereas the south side was more in darkness and shadow.

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South Transept
Exchequer Gate
Exchequer Gate
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Heyjude

I now live in the UK, but spent several years travelling and then living in South Africa. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

19 thoughts on “Uphill Lincoln at Night”

    1. No tripod, I keep saying I will start using one, but I feel a bit daft carrying one around in a town centre! I do have a very fast lens on the camera though it is a 45mm fixed lens so I have to decide what I can include in the shot.

  1. I love night shots and that golden yellow is very appealing. I’m hoping to get a couple of nice ones in Florence but I’ll have to rely on luck and my little friend. 🙂

  2. I found this old post still sitting unread in my mailbox. I guess better late than never 😉

    There is something both mysterious and magical about a scene set in darkness compared to daylight. It’s made even better by the empty streets 🙂

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