Dieter Damschen - The Shire Sometimes I think “The Shire”, you know as the lovely home of the Hobbits, must be somewhere close to the river Elbe. Location: Schnackenburg, Germany Posted on: 25/07/2011 Photo info - 22.08.2005: NIKON D2X, 75 mm, ISO 100, f 20, 1/3 sec Tags: dieter damschen, elbe, river Cancel reply Comment We’d love you to comment on our photographs. If you can, please do so in English. And as we are here under our own names, we’d appreciate if you would do the same when commenting.* optionalYour email address will not be published.Name Email * Website * CAPTCHA Code * Comments Werner said: 25/07/2011 11:18 In the very far background I can see Frodo und Sam leaving to Mordor... Theo said: 01/08/2011 13:06 Lord of the rings would not be my first association, although I get what you mean. To me it looks like a painting of an old master. How did you get this nice painterly effect, did you move the camera during exposure?