Christchurch Cathedral

© John Connolly

Christchurch Cathedral

Tiia Vissak 2/27/2012 11:10:30 AM

A beautiful image! Happy "BP Birthday"! #1446011

Mike Clime 2/27/2012 11:50:59 AM

Beautiful church, nice colors and details, John! #10008107

Gord MacEachern 2/27/2012 12:03:19 PM

Congrats John, and a fantastic image to mark the occasion!! Very beautifully captured! #10008136

Robert R. Goodman 2/27/2012 12:11:34 PM

Hi John,a beautiful way to celebrate my friend.Stunning capture with beautiful color and lighting.When you add the two galleries I've had at BP it's about ten years for me to!!!! #10008159

Ann Coates 2/27/2012 12:21:38 PM

John, you had me going there with the title. Our Christchurch Cathedral is in ruins so I thought this must have been taken before but now realise it's Christchurch Cathedral in another country. Hopefully our Cathedral will look like this once again. Beautifully captured and congratulations on reaching 10 years with BP. #10008208

Ellen Hodges 2/27/2012 12:46:32 PM

Huge congrats on the 10 year BDay, John!! Gorgeous church captured to perfection!!! #10008317

Tammy M. Anderson 2/27/2012 12:46:40 PM

Happy BP Birthday. I bet most people won't be here that long. I probably won't. Beautiful capture and hope to see it again. #10008319

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 2/27/2012 1:53:46 PM

Fantastic perspective, details and colors John!,
Amalia #10008602

Daniel Ruf 2/27/2012 1:58:14 PM

Like this one a lot. #10008622

Claudia Kuhn 2/27/2012 2:47:16 PM

A beautiful church John, Happy 10th anniversary, mine is in another year. #10008840

Tammy Espino 2/27/2012 3:00:04 PM

Fantastic capture!! Your a stayer,huh, congrats!! #10008896

Carol L. Fowler 2/27/2012 3:20:46 PM

Just beautiful! I was in Christchurch once- and I recall it as very beautiful! #10009004

Monnie Ryan 2/27/2012 3:41:11 PM

Wow! Happy 10th, John - and yes, it's a perfect way to celebrate! Gorgeous! #10009058

Martha R. Mazon 2/27/2012 6:15:07 PM

10 years? My goodness! Happy BP birthday!

It's a wonderful image to recognize the occasion. Terrific perspective, lines and rich tones. #10009498

Yulianto Soeroso 2/27/2012 8:04:38 PM

beautiful color #10009716

Ian M. Hill 2/27/2012 9:03:57 PM

Happy 10 years John,and a brilliant image it is too,looks like a wonderful church! #10009825

Lorraine A. Cook 2/28/2012 2:45:30 AM

A beautiful church and a beautiful way to celebrate 10 years with BP and all the wonderful friendships that followed, John!!<:)) #10010204

Joy Rector 2/28/2012 5:32:48 AM

beautiful shot #10010689

Stan Kwasniowski 2/28/2012 8:06:14 AM

John, congratulations, wonderful image #10011188

Nancy L. Green 2/28/2012 9:08:51 AM

GREAT comp and lighting here John, VERY well done my friend!! <>< #10011347

John Connolly 2/28/2012 10:21:50 AM

Thank you for all your kind comments, they are appreciated! #10011569

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/28/2012 11:50:28 AM

Beautiful John! Love everything about it...congrats on your 10th Anniversary with BP..I began BP and got my first ever camera in 2006..met you (on line) in my first BP class!

This is cool...

jo ann c. #10011735

Hendrik Storme 2/28/2012 12:42:10 PM

Congrats and wonderful church image!!!! #10011825

Wm Nosal 2/28/2012 1:42:23 PM

Beautiful Shot, John!
Happy 10th :) #10012046

Stephen Zacker 2/28/2012 2:01:11 PM

Fantastic! Happy BP Anniv :-) #10012081

Terry Cervi 2/28/2012 3:55:34 PM

John, this is just stunning!! A fave! #10012357

John Connolly 2/28/2012 4:31:21 PM

Thank you so much Jo Ann, Hendrik, Wm, Stephen and Terry For your thoughts and kind wishes! #10012448

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/28/2012 5:55:27 PM

It's a fabulous image to celebrate your BP-Day John. It has been a wonderful time with BP and your pictures and here's hoping for another 10. #10012625

Phillip R. Connolly 2/28/2012 6:35:15 PM

An excellent capture, John....we have lived here for 39 years in May and I have never been inside Christchurch Cathedral!! Carolyn has, but I will have to make a date to check it out soon. By the way, happy 9th anniversary on BP...2003 to 2013 will make the 10th!! ;-)

Phil #10012711

John Connolly 2/29/2012 1:14:49 PM

Thanks Reynaldo and Phil! #10014108

Patrick Rouzes 2/29/2012 6:33:38 PM

Beautiful colors, tones, clarity, perspective, subtle lighting & beauty captured here, John! Happy anniversasy, my friend! Leave it up to brother to correct you-lol. #10014545

Agnes Fegan 2/29/2012 7:07:29 PM

A really beautiful image of this church John ... and Happy BP anniversary! #10014606

Emile Abbott 3/1/2012 8:07:21 AM

Congratulations on 10 years on BP John. It has been very nice viewing through your eyes and camera. Keep up those morning walks my friend and lets have at least 10 more years. #10015686

isabel C. Zepeda 3/1/2012 8:10:52 AM


Beautiful and colorful place,Happy BP aniversary :)

Ysa... #10015698

Marilyn K. Lincecum 3/1/2012 8:25:32 AM

Beautiful church..wonderful perspective and color. Congratulations on your 10 years !! #10015747

John Connolly 3/1/2012 1:30:08 PM

Thank you Patrick, Agnes, Emile, Ysa and Marilyn, I appreciate your onput here! #10016377

Heather Loewenhardt 3/2/2012 12:02:42 AM

Wow the perspective, colour and detail are amazing! Well done. #10017251

John Connolly 3/2/2012 1:29:59 PM

Thanks Heather, it is good to hear from you again! #10018256

Jeffrey M. Smith 3/4/2012 4:07:29 PM

Just OUT-BLOODY-STANDING/FAN-BLOODY-TASTIC! Seems I have missed more than a few winners since being away!
The DoF is probably the best I have ever seen! A definite winner in my book!

PS: Sorry its been a while since I commented, was on vacation (if you want to call it that!) at the veterans Hospital in minneapolis MN #10021753

Bill Houghton 3/7/2012 1:28:46 PM

John, this is really beautiful. I have been wanting to photograph some of our churches. This inspires me. Take care, Bill #10027432

Stephen Zacker 3/13/2012 3:59:46 AM

Fantastic perspective #10035862

Ellen Hodges 3/25/2012 7:10:29 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck on a fabulous finalist, John!!! #10054285

Wm Nosal 3/25/2012 7:13:34 PM

Congratulations, John! #10054323

Kathy Salerni 3/25/2012 7:15:23 PM

Big congrats on your well deserved Finalist, John! #10054341

Robert R. Goodman 3/25/2012 7:15:57 PM

A big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #10054345

Tiia Vissak 3/25/2012 7:30:03 PM

Congratulations! #10054523

Heather Loewenhardt 3/25/2012 7:39:14 PM

Congratulations on this lovely image getting a finalist button. Good luck in the next round. #10054655

Graham Robards 3/25/2012 7:50:07 PM

Hey John, congratulations on your finalist! Best of luck in the next round!

Pat #10054829

Tammy Espino 3/25/2012 7:56:41 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist!! #10054929

Patti Coblentz 3/25/2012 8:18:16 PM

What a beautiful image to celebrate with, John...and it gets a finalist making the celebration even better!! :)
Congratulations! #10055154

Katherine Kuhn 3/25/2012 8:26:00 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Maybe you'll be celebrating more than your BP anniversary with this one!

Stan Kwasniowski 3/25/2012 9:03:15 PM

John, congratulations #10055431

Marijana Fajgl 3/26/2012 12:33:23 AM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, John! #10055923

Ann Coates 3/26/2012 2:34:34 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist John. #10056048

Douglas Perry 3/26/2012 3:16:41 AM

Congrats to you John! #10056142

Tammy M. Anderson 3/26/2012 3:19:03 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, John. I knew we would see this again. #10056150

Hendrik Storme 3/26/2012 4:28:55 AM

Big congrats!!!! #10056352

Stefania Barbier 3/26/2012 8:35:47 AM

huge congratulations John, it's a beauty! #10057263

Inge Linden 3/26/2012 8:43:37 AM

Congratulations! #10057279

Reynaldo D. Reyes 3/26/2012 8:56:16 AM

Fabulous image John and so well deserved on this commendation. Congratulations! #10057356

Lydia Williams 3/26/2012 9:54:52 AM

Congratulations on this finalist John...what a wonderful image to commemorate your birthday with BP...It is gorgeous and well deserving! #10057663

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/26/2012 10:24:14 AM

Amazing capture! Wonderful image, big congrats on your finalist John!

jo ann c. #10057760

Emile Abbott 3/26/2012 11:34:46 AM

Congrats on finalist, John #10057957

Debbie Bray 3/26/2012 11:44:02 AM

Big congrats John, on both your 10th anniversary, and your finalist! #10057996

Gord MacEachern 3/26/2012 12:42:41 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalists John!!
Good luck next round!! #10058239

Leslie McLain 3/26/2012 2:15:21 PM

Congrats on both of your beautiful finalists, John. #10058558

Lorraine A. Cook 3/26/2012 3:11:56 PM

FABULOUS IMAGE and I am glad the judges agree, John!!!


I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU, John!!<:)) #10058705

Patrick Rouzes 3/26/2012 4:18:35 PM

HEYYYY, John, Congratulations on both well-deserving finalist, my friend! Good luck! #10058953

Barbara Mason 3/26/2012 4:31:40 PM

Another finalist and what a beauty John congratulations on this on your Betterphoto membership for 10 years !!! #10059010

Nancy L. Green 3/26/2012 4:33:03 PM

CONGRATULATIONS John, this is WONDERFUL!! <>< #10059013

Renee Doyle 3/26/2012 7:06:14 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist John!! #10059560

Martha R. Mazon 3/26/2012 7:19:31 PM

Congrats on this terrific finalist, John!! #10059611

Carol L. Fowler 3/26/2012 9:08:44 PM

Beautiful! Congrats on your Finalists! #10059913

Lorna Shutter 3/27/2012 4:24:27 AM

Wow! 10 years already?! No wonder you're so good at what you do! CONGRATULATIONS on both of your AWESOME Finalists this month, John!!!!! ... and Happy BP Birthday!!!!! GOOD LUCK in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #10060454

John Connolly 3/27/2012 2:31:25 PM

Thank you for all your kind comments, they are really appreciated! #10061694

Randy D. Dinkins 3/27/2012 4:53:00 PM

Beautiful shot, big congrats on your tenth (and finalist :)!! #10061994

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 3/28/2012 7:03:24 AM

Congratulations on your TWO finalist Johnny!!

This is an outstanding contender
What a way to celebrate your Tenth Anniversary!!

ALLEN O. HOWARD 3/28/2012 10:01:50 AM

Fantastic presentation John! Colors, details, composition and depth of field. Congratulations!!! #10063222

isabel C. Zepeda 3/28/2012 12:14:11 PM


CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist

Ysa... #10063419

Daniel Ruf 3/28/2012 2:28:07 PM

Big congrats. #10063600

Phyllis A. Houghton 3/28/2012 7:15:42 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalists. The colors and comp are magnificent #10063826

John Connolly 3/29/2012 2:21:44 PM

Thank you so much Randy, Melodie, Allen, Ysa, Daniel and Phyllis for you kind comments, they are really appreciated! #10065872

Merna L. Nobile 3/30/2012 10:07:19 AM

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna #10067210

John Connolly 3/30/2012 2:14:25 PM

Thank you Merna! #10067657

Kathy Salerni 3/30/2012 7:09:04 PM

I missed your two Finalists, John! My heartfelt congratulations on both! Beautiful! #10068029

John Connolly 3/31/2012 1:56:47 PM

Thank you so much Kathy! #10069101

Stan J. Bendkowski 4/15/2012 2:34:59 AM

Big Congratulations on your excellent finalist, John! #10091324

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As this is my 10th Birthday on BP, I thought this would be a nice image to celebrate the occasion!

Captured at 2.2 seconds, f11.0 and ISO-200.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 22/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 2/27/2012 10:57:56 AM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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