A Cornish Adventure Part 3: Pendennis Castle

Caught in the Sights
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 50mm f11.0 1/125s Caught in the Sights

On the most easterly tip of Falmouth sits Pendennis Castle, a fort built by King Henry VIII which saw use right up until WWII.

This proved to be a much better day out for the kids than originally expected; the big collection of big guns providing plenty of entertainment. We even got to see one of the 25lb Howitzers fired at midday.

Pendennis Castle
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 18mm f8.0 1/160s Pendennis Castle
Pendennis Castle
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 19mm f8.0 1/125s Pendennis Castle
Ready, aim, fire!
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 29mm f8.0 1/125s Ready, aim, fire!
Firing the 25lb Howizter
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 50mm f5.6 1/500s Firing the 25lb Howizter
Mini cannon
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 24mm f5.6 1/500s Made to size
Gun Battery
FUJIFILM X-E2 Samyang 8mm f8 1/680s Gun Battery
Down the Cannon Sights
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 28mm f10.0 1/150s Down the Cannon Sights
Rockstars
FUJIFILM X-E2 XC 16mm f4.0 1/280s Rockstars

The castle’s sights also made a good subject for my Samyang fisheye which provided a unique perspective.

WWII Bunker
FUJIFILM X-E2 Samyang 8mm f8 1/125s WWII Bunker
Howitzer
FUJIFILM X-E2 Samyang 8mm f8 1/350s Big Guns
Pendennis Castle
FUJIFILM X-E2 Samyang 8mm f8 1/600s Pendennis Castle
Inside the castle
FUJIFILM X-E2 XF 18mm f2.0 1/125s Inside the castle

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