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Cathedral Colorized
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Cathedral Colorized
Cathedral Colorized
A view of the dome and barrel vaulting of St. Matthew's Cathedral in DC.
I first converted the image to b/w, then painted on new colors throughout, for a 'hand-tinted' look.
08-12 Digital Darkroom Finalist

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Nikki McDonald
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    Beautiful tones, Chris, and a lovely composition.

8/7/2012 4:00:27 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Beautiful, wonderful hand tining job. :O)

8/7/2012 4:03:53 AM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful

8/7/2012 4:30:38 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Fantastic capture and DD work, Chris.

8/7/2012 4:40:56 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Wow, this is fabulously done, Chris. Lots of work involved it seems, good luck!

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8/7/2012 6:05:38 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Fabulous image, Chris... excellent composition and details, and I love the colors! Well done!

8/7/2012 6:40:26 AM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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Wonderful job on the hand tinting, resulting in a beautiful image.

8/7/2012 7:09:57 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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This is STUNNING! (Do you ever get tired of hearing me say that? LOL)

8/7/2012 10:48:10 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Marvelous work Chris!

8/7/2012 12:54:54 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Love the way you painted on the colors, Chris! Wonderful POV and comp, too.

8/7/2012 4:24:17 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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It looks beautiful. Nice work!!
8/7/2012 4:00:13 AM

Thank you all very much! (Dayna, the answer is no, of course!! ;)

8/8/2012 3:46:42 AM

 
Carol L. Quina
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GORGEOUS!

8/8/2012 8:40:43 PM

 
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Great symmetry, colours and detail Chris!! Beautiful!

8/9/2012 12:39:27 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you both!

8/9/2012 3:40:14 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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So beautiful Chris and inspirational.

8/9/2012 10:43:29 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Reynaldo!

8/9/2012 12:04:07 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Lucky you..what a beautiful view, Chris!

8/9/2012 4:55:22 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Ken!

8/9/2012 5:35:07 PM

 
Michael S. McCook
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Nice job Chris...great idea to hand tint!

8/15/2012 8:20:55 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Michael; was a fun exercise!

8/26/2012 5:48:54 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Love it when a favorite goes on. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round, Chris.

9/24/2012 11:59:03 AM

 
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Congrats on this awesome finalist Christopher!

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9/24/2012 12:12:53 PM

 
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Congrats on this awesome finalist Christopher!

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9/24/2012 12:14:23 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats Chris on this awesome finalist!! :)

9/24/2012 12:56:34 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Chris!

9/24/2012 1:11:40 PM

 
Dayna Cain
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Congrats Chris! This is an AMAZING finalist!

9/24/2012 2:17:49 PM

 
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Very effective

9/24/2012 2:35:56 PM

 
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Very effective

9/24/2012 2:38:56 PM

 
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Very interesting and quite beautiful. Congraulations.

9/24/2012 2:43:03 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Chris!

9/24/2012 4:36:42 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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So beautiful, Chris - big congratulations on your finalist!

9/24/2012 4:46:09 PM

 
Peggy J. Pfister
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Beautiful work, Chris! Congrats on the finalist!

9/24/2012 6:49:17 PM

 
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist Chris!

9/24/2012 7:13:27 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you all very much, Judges included; this was my first major attempt at colorizing an entire image this way. An interesting and fun exercise!

9/24/2012 7:18:06 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Good to see this again, Chris. CONGRATZ and good luck on this and your other beautiful Finalist!

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9/24/2012 8:10:59 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Fabulous!! Congratulations!!

9/24/2012 8:59:01 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Magnificent, Congratulations Chris.

9/24/2012 9:18:44 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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So happy to see this beauty with a badge - congratulations Chris!

9/25/2012 3:33:56 AM

 
Marcy B. Reman
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WOW! Beautiful. Amazing artistry. Congrats on a well deserved finalist.

9/25/2012 4:50:41 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, folks!

9/25/2012 6:19:29 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Ah ha! My favorite. Congratulations, Chris.

9/25/2012 11:00:38 AM

 
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Huge congrats on this stunning finalist, Chris!!!

9/25/2012 4:43:16 PM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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Congratulations. The hand-painting is amazing. This should go far.

9/25/2012 8:08:16 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you all very much! Fingers crossed, Richard!

9/26/2012 4:01:32 AM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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Terrific! Well done and Congratulations!

9/27/2012 9:43:42 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Errick!

9/27/2012 12:50:33 PM

 
Carol L. Quina
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Congratulations Chris on this beautiful finalist!

9/27/2012 10:26:38 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Carol!

9/28/2012 5:06:25 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WOW! Sorry this is so belated, Chris...I am still making my way through all the Finalists. Super Congratulations to you! This is truly spectacular - what extraordinary work! So much going on - beautifully composed - and then such artistry (and patience) to do your own hand-tinting! Next up...GOLD, I'm sure!

9/30/2012 10:10:17 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you very much, Rona!

10/1/2012 5:01:24 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Congrats Chris..terrific finalist!!

10/1/2012 9:52:33 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Julianne!

10/1/2012 6:25:57 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

10/5/2012 1:51:16 PM

 
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