Uploaded: September 08, 2011


A sculptural detail from the cathedral; the foot from a large figure of Adam. The limestone has such wonderful texture, which I tried to highlight.
(Actually shot with Rebel XTi--forgot to change the camera selection when uploading!)

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi


Dayna Cain level-classic September 08, 2011

This is so amazing! You can almost feel the texture. #1407025

Patti Coblentz September 08, 2011

Wonderful composition and texture, Chris! #9660132

Joy Rector September 08, 2011

awesome #9660319

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 09, 2011

Thank you very much! #9662017

Lindley Johnson level-classic September 09, 2011

Extraordinary texture and detail here, Chris! Very well done! #9662244

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 09, 2011

Thanks so much, Lindley! #9663035

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 18, 2011

Agree with Dayna, Patti and Lindley on the texture -- definitely one of my first impressions when I opened the thumb. Super lines, too. #9677602

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 18, 2011

Thank you, Nikki! I'm relieved that in all the quake damage, none of Frederick Hart's masterpiece sculptures on the front of the building were damage---of which, this image is a partial detail. #9678295

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