Great Court

© Gordon McGregor

Great Court

Uploaded: August 23, 2005


Taken from the second level of the British Museum, looking out towards the reading room of the Great Court. The room is breath-taking and I wanted to capture some of the space and light provided by the dramatic ceiling.

Shot with a fantastically small Pentax Optio S4 which constantly amazes me with the great results. Image is a digital composite of 4 vertical frames, panning from left to right.

The stitching was done using PTGui & Panotools.


Bonnie C. Lackey August 23, 2005

Super job on this most intriguing image! #298765

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 23, 2005

A wonderful capture Gordon! Great color, lines, shadows and overall composition! Jeff #1754849

Donna R. Moratelli August 23, 2005

How fortunate you are to have visited this place. I hope that you captured some close-up details too.
I would have shot 500 pictures in less than a day going from spot to spot capturing details and wide shots like this. I love it... Great shot; Gordon!! #1754867

Gordon McGregor August 23, 2005

I certainly took a lot of other shots, focusing in on details around the room. Spent a fun hour before the museum proper opened. #1756849

Jeffrey D. Ziebell August 23, 2005

I rememeber walking into this gallery and was just thunderstruck at its beauty. One just does not which way to look. Great Image and well done.:) #1758698

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