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Ballintoy County Antrim Coastal Northern Ireland | Photo Art Print

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As I look at this photograph, I'm immediately drawn to the captivating coastal panorama of Ballintoy in County Antrim. The first thing that catches my eye is the dynamic interplay between the ocean's azure and frothy white waves crashing against the rugged coastline. This interaction between the sea and the land creates a serene yet powerful composition.

The weather-beaten rocks and cliffs of Ballintoy's shoreline are notable. They speak to the raw beauty and strength of nature that this area is renowned for. The rich blues of the sea, contrasted with the neutral tones of the shoreline, create a sense of depth and spaciousness. This color palette invites viewers to immerse themselves in the wild seascape, feeling the might and tranquility of this place.

Ballintoy, a small village in Northern Ireland, is more than just a scenic location. It's a place steeped in history and culture, nestled in the historic barony of Cary. The village, with a population of just 150, is known for its commercial and social facilities, including tourist accommodations, restaurants, and small shops. The distinctive white Ballintoy Parish Church, built in 1813, sits on a hill above the harbor, embodying the village's historical significance​.

The area's cultural relevance extends beyond its natural beauty. Ballintoy gained international attention when it was used as the fictional town of Lordsport in the Isle of Pyke during the second season of HBO's medieval fantasy television series "Game of Thrones." This association with a globally popular show adds another layer of interest to the photograph.

Furthermore, nearby landmarks like the listed Bendhu House, the ruins of Dunseverick Castle, and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, which salmon fishermen have used for over 300 years, underscore the region's rich heritage. Though not directly visible in the photograph, these elements contribute to the deep sense of history and tradition that imbues this coastal landscape​.

This photograph is not just an image; it's a gateway to the captivating natural beauty and rich history of Ballintoy in County Antrim. It's a testament to the serene power of nature and the enduring allure of this quaint Northern Irish village.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2019

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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