The Roman Pool at The Hearst Castle

The Roman Pool at The Hearst Castle.

I lived in the West Coast for 20 years and had never made it to the Hearst Castle until now. I was driving from Los Angeles to San Francisco on HWY 1 and had to make a stop at the castle. This place is crazy, from the moment I saw it from the HWY to the moment I walked out my jaw was on the ground. At the top of my favorites, the Roman Pool.

Modeled after ancient Roman baths, this meticulously detailed, majestic pool is tiled from ceiling to floor, and features eight statues of Roman gods, goddesses and heroes.”

I edited this with one of my HDR Presets.


  • Chantal Knight says:

    Nice shot. I’ve been there. Absolute wonderful!

  • Richard Daugherty says:

    Beautiful shot! By the way, what did you have to go through in order to legally publish this image? I have a few myself, but don’t want the State of California knocking on my door …

    • Edin Chavez says:

      Thank you Richard, as long as its not commercial you should be ok.

      • Richard Daugherty says:

        That’s what I thought, but my communication with their representative leads me to believe that any publication, commercial or otherwise, is prohibited without written permission. Best to get in touch with them and make sure …