With Two Suns...

© Christopher Budny

With Two Suns...

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 3/30/2006 3:39:24 AM

Nice depth of field and wonderful shining colors. Great use of effects. #417695

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/30/2006 3:54:51 AM

Thank you, Kerby! I'd love to see the cathedral with light like this, in reality! #2590141

Cindy Paquette 3/30/2006 3:59:35 AM

This is so stunning! Your DOF is perfection! #2590155

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/30/2006 5:05:07 AM

Thank you, Cindy! I want to reshoot the same shot next fall (when the sunlight does this amazing show!) now that I know more about my camera.

Not sure what happened, Lynne Hoad, with your message. I was notified of it, but it is attached to a different Photo ID than this thread:
"Gorgeous image Christopher, for playing around, it's an exceptionally beautiful and clever shot. Love the colors too!!"
Anyway, thanks again! #2590371

Brinn MacDougall level-classic 3/30/2006 10:47:14 AM

I'm always in awe of your indoor shots, Chris..love the colors and design! #2591267

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/30/2006 2:35:03 PM

Well, thanks, Brinn! This one I think is a tad too dark in the ceiling, but if I opened it up in the shadows, I'd lose that amazing color pretty fast... :( #2591926

Dee Ann Young level-classic 3/31/2006 11:18:28 PM

Wonderful image, striking quality and color! #2596113

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/1/2006 1:33:47 PM

Thanks, Dee! The light there, in fall, does amazing things! #2597931

Pat Gamwell level-classic 4/25/2006 12:21:42 PM

CONGRATS, my friend! Very well deserved! #2685603

Rachel Scott-Renouf level-classic 4/25/2006 1:57:30 PM

Congrats! beautiful colours chris! #2687077

Barbara Helgason level-classic 4/25/2006 1:57:48 PM

Congratulations, fantastic work Christopher! #2687086

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 4/25/2006 2:22:31 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Christopher, both for the total image and the great effects! #2687382

Stan Lubach level-classic 4/25/2006 2:24:55 PM

Congrats on the finalist! #2687399

Dennis Flanagan level-classic 4/25/2006 6:19:25 PM

Congratulations Christopher. Great colors. #2689695

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/25/2006 6:27:46 PM

Thank you, everybody! And congrats yourselves, on your Finalists! #2689750

Tamera S. Phillips 4/25/2006 7:19:41 PM

Congrats! Just a lovely work of art. Much luck in the next round. #2690089

Sharon Day level-classic 4/25/2006 7:26:08 PM

Congratulations and good luck next round, Christopher!!! #2690130

Brian Lobdell level-classic 4/25/2006 8:08:29 PM

Way to go, Christopher!! Love the wonderful "glow" look to the columns, merged into the dark background! Nice work!! Congratulations on the recognition from the judges! #2690377

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/26/2006 3:54:11 AM

Thanks, Tamera, Shaon & Brian! This started as one of my very early shots (since starting with a digital camera) and it took me this long to think about "mirroring" it. Would be something else to walk in and actually ever see this kind of effect! #2692046

Don Johnson level-classic 4/26/2006 5:39:38 AM


A beautiful shot. Congratuations on your two winners this month! #2692611

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/26/2006 7:28:05 AM

Thank you Don! I liked the original, but was never 100% satisfied with how dark the ceiling was, for a "stand alone" shot... however, that darkness turned out to help me blend the mirror-image in with the original, I think, for this image. #2692970

Sylvia Rossler 4/26/2006 1:48:55 PM

Chris the result is amazing !! No wonder it became finalist !!! Bog congrats again :O) #2694467

Corinne M. Thompson 4/27/2006 8:56:52 AM

Congrats on your Finalist...wonderful capture and colors! #2697729

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/27/2006 10:42:23 AM

Thanks, Sylvia and Corinne! #2698131

Mick Burkey level-classic 5/2/2006 12:27:32 PM

Christopher, this is wonderful!! Great capture and great work on making it a memorable image. #2717097

Christopher Budny level-classic 5/2/2006 1:54:17 PM

Thanks so much, Mick; I appreciate it! #2717514

Lorri Shank 7/22/2006 7:36:14 PM

Wow, Chris! This is just awesome. What a great idea and I love the color! #3064155

Christopher Budny level-classic 7/23/2006 4:41:55 AM

Thank you, Lorri! It lent itself very well to a mirror treatment, to "complete" the gothic arch suggestion. #3065155

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Playing around in PSE2; used Distortion Tool to the minimize tilt effect visible in the columns, then mirrored original image (left side) to create this impossible cathedral nave.
3/06 Finalist; DD

Uploaded on 3/30/2006 3:35:28 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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