Cathedral Colorized

© Christopher J. Budny

Cathedral Colorized

Nikki McDonald level-classic 8/7/2012 4:00:27 AM

Beautiful tones, Chris, and a lovely composition. #1479142

Dr Silly level-classic 8/7/2012 4:03:53 AM

Beautiful, wonderful hand tining job. :O)
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Joy Rector level-classic 8/7/2012 4:30:38 AM

beautiful #10266095

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/7/2012 4:40:56 AM

Fantastic capture and DD work, Chris. #10266105

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/7/2012 6:05:38 AM

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

UB. #10266183

Carol Flisak level-classic 8/7/2012 6:40:26 AM

Fabulous image, Chris... excellent composition and details, and I love the colors! Well done! #10266208

Richard B. Hallick level-classic 8/7/2012 7:09:57 AM

Wonderful job on the hand tinting, resulting in a beautiful image. #10266251

Dayna Cain level-classic 8/7/2012 10:48:10 AM

This is STUNNING! (Do you ever get tired of hearing me say that? LOL) #10266490

David M. Montero level-classic 8/7/2012 12:54:54 PM

Marvelous work Chris! #10266650

Lindley Johnson level-classic 8/7/2012 4:24:17 PM

Love the way you painted on the colors, Chris! Wonderful POV and comp, too. #10266840

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 8/8/2012 3:46:42 AM

Carolyn Fletcher:
It looks beautiful. Nice work!!
8/7/2012 4:00:13 AM

Thank you all very much! (Dayna, the answer is no, of course!! ;) #10267288

Carol L. Quina level-classic 8/8/2012 8:40:43 PM

GORGEOUS! #10268334

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/9/2012 12:39:27 AM

Great symmetry, colours and detail Chris!! Beautiful! #10268478

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 8/9/2012 3:40:14 AM

Thank you both! #10268593

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 8/9/2012 10:43:29 AM

So beautiful Chris and inspirational. #10269075

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 8/9/2012 12:04:07 PM

Thank you, Reynaldo! #10269151

Ken Smith level-classic 8/9/2012 4:55:22 PM

Lucky you..what a beautiful view, Chris! #10269438

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 8/9/2012 5:35:07 PM

Thank you, Ken! #10269485

Michael S. McCook level-classic 8/15/2012 8:20:55 PM

Nice job Chris...great idea to hand tint! #10277618

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 8/26/2012 5:48:54 PM

Thanks, Michael; was a fun exercise! #10291520

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/24/2012 11:59:03 AM

Love it when a favorite goes on. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round, Chris. #10336296

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/24/2012 12:12:53 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Christopher!

jo ann c. #10336347

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/24/2012 12:14:23 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Christopher!

jo ann c. #10336352

Tammy Espino level-classic 9/24/2012 12:56:34 PM

Congrats Chris on this awesome finalist!! :) #10336619

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/24/2012 1:11:40 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Chris! #10336752

Dayna Cain level-classic 9/24/2012 2:17:49 PM

Congrats Chris! This is an AMAZING finalist! #10337167

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 9/24/2012 2:35:56 PM

Very effective #10337280

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 9/24/2012 2:38:56 PM

Very effective #10337297

Mary L. Olson level-classic 9/24/2012 2:43:03 PM

Very interesting and quite beautiful. Congraulations. #10337328

Carol Flisak level-classic 9/24/2012 4:36:42 PM

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Chris! #10337902

Lindley Johnson level-classic 9/24/2012 4:46:09 PM

So beautiful, Chris - big congratulations on your finalist! #10337946

Peggy J. Pfister level-classic 9/24/2012 6:49:17 PM

Beautiful work, Chris! Congrats on the finalist! #10338660

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 9/24/2012 7:13:27 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Chris! #10338813

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/24/2012 7:18:06 PM

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! #10338836

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/24/2012 8:10:59 PM

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

UB. #10339037

Michele Peterson level-classic 9/24/2012 8:59:01 PM

Fabulous!! Congratulations!! #10339138

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 9/24/2012 9:18:44 PM

Magnificent, Congratulations Chris. #10339214

Katarina Mansson level-classic 9/25/2012 3:33:56 AM

So happy to see this beauty with a badge - congratulations Chris! #10339594

Marcy B. Reman 9/25/2012 4:50:41 AM

WOW! Beautiful. Amazing artistry. Congrats on a well deserved finalist. #10339740

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/25/2012 6:19:29 AM

Thanks, folks! #10339936

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/25/2012 11:00:38 AM

Ah ha! My favorite. Congratulations, Chris. #10340620

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/25/2012 4:43:16 PM

Huge congrats on this stunning finalist, Chris!!! #10341312

Richard B. Hallick level-classic 9/25/2012 8:08:16 PM

Congratulations. The hand-painting is amazing. This should go far. #10341562

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/26/2012 4:01:32 AM

Thank you all very much! Fingers crossed, Richard! #10341973

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 9/27/2012 9:43:42 AM

Terrific! Well done and Congratulations! #10343620

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/27/2012 12:50:33 PM

Thank you, Errick! #10343766

Carol L. Quina level-classic 9/27/2012 10:26:38 PM

Congratulations Chris on this beautiful finalist! #10344342

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/28/2012 5:06:25 AM

Thanks, Carol! #10344649

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 9/30/2012 10:10:17 PM

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! #10348317

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 10/1/2012 5:01:24 AM

Thank you very much, Rona! #10348610

Julianne Bradford level-classic 10/1/2012 9:52:33 AM

Congrats Chris..terrific finalist!! #10348981

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 10/1/2012 6:25:57 PM

Thanks, Julianne! #10349664

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 10/5/2012 1:51:16 PM


I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
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Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 6/28/2014 9:19:40 AM

Chris, I know this is Very belated, but it's astounding how much work you put into this beautiful creation. Belated Congratulations as well. #11072929

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 6/30/2014 6:00:40 AM

Thank you both, Merna & Amanda! #11073974

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Description

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

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 25/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 8/7/2012 3:53:41 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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