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October 22nd, 2021, 21:14
One of the things I like to do is collect images that I find evocative, as inspiration for fantasy locations. I wonder if anyone has any good ones?

Here's an old colourised image of the ruins at Virginia Water.

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October 22nd, 2021, 22:33
I have seen many in photographs but don't have any saved. My collection of images on my computer are mainly screenshots I make and some general fantasy artwork. If I come across any though will try to remember to share here.
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October 22nd, 2021, 22:36
Originally Posted by wolfgrimdark View Post
I have seen many in photographs but don't have any saved. My collection of images on my computer are mainly screenshots I make and some general fantasy artwork. If I come across any though will try to remember to share here.
Please do. Your modded screencaps from the Beth games are very good, IMO.
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October 23rd, 2021, 17:45
A couple more.

The Canyon Steps in Ecuador.



The inverted tower at Quinta de Regaleira.

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October 23rd, 2021, 20:09
The ruins of an abbey (Villers Abbey), very close to where I live. They lease it as an outdoor theatre in summer, which makes for a great experience.





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October 23rd, 2021, 21:07
I particularly like the winter scene. Love that winter sunlight.
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October 23rd, 2021, 21:39
Oh yes, I like the image with a tich of snow, that makes me want to strap on armor and a sword and get to exploring!!

And Ripper's inverted tower could be the perfect entrance to many an enticing haunt! Sign me up for that one. -)
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Originally Posted by Carnifex View Post
Oh yes, I like the image with a tich of snow, that makes me want to strap on armor and a sword and get to exploring!!

And Ripper's inverted tower could be the perfect entrance to many an enticing haunt! Sign me up for that one. -)
Yes, and that inverted tower was actually used for Tarot ceremonies - it's everything you'd want it to be!
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October 23rd, 2021, 22:09
Well, the inverted tower and the Canyon Steps look like they've materialized from an epic fantasy setting, they're really beautiful!
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October 23rd, 2021, 22:45
Puzzlewood, Forest of Dean. One of Tolkien's inspirations.





The Forest of Dean is unfortunate, as, for me, Dean is not an ancient name, but the bleach-blonde loudmouth that used to run the pub.

This one from the Isle of Skye.

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October 23rd, 2021, 22:58
Great thread. Keep these pictures coming. Fantastic!
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Oh man, I'm feeling a roadtrip coming up in my future!
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October 29th, 2021, 19:39
Close the rift! or Aliens! or Bow to the Sun God! or etc:



A genuine critter that actually exists:



A fungal mass:



All taken in my locality.
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October 29th, 2021, 21:42
Ahaha, that rift reminds me of the vehicle used to transport folks to the past in the telly show La Brea! Nice pictures, all of them. -)
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November 17th, 2021, 14:35
As a variation on the theme that @JDR13 posted:



And one that's possibly just interesting:



Autumn is a great time for photos.
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November 17th, 2021, 18:33
Those are really some stellar autumn shots!
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November 18th, 2021, 01:35
Hmmm…looks like the 18th Green on a killer golf course!!
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The only golf course I have committed to memory is the Augusta National, where I caddied as a kid, and….well, it ain't that one! -p
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