Touring The Washington National Cathedral

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Touring The Washington National Cathedral

Uploaded: July 22, 2012


The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, popularly known as Washington National Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Episcopal Church located in Washington, D.C., Of neogothic design, it is the sixth-largest cathedral in the world, the second-largest in the United States,[1] and the fourth-tallest structure in Washington, D.C.
The Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, erected the cathedral under a charter passed by the United States Congress on January 6, 1893. Construction began on September 29, 1907, when the foundation stone was laid in the presence of President Theodore Roosevelt and a crowd of more than 20,000, and ended 83 years later when the last finial was placed in the presence of President George H. W. Bush in 1990.

The Cathedral was badly damaged by an earthquake on August 23, 2011. Restoration work is still ongoing and will take many years to complete.

17mm, f2.8, 1/25, ISO 6400. PP in Nik.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/25 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 6400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000


Avril Young July 22, 2012

Stunning, great depth,colour,light and tones...Beautiful capture Boyd! #1476366

Boyd L. Alexander July 23, 2012

Thank you so much Avril! #10240852

Renata Gusciora July 23, 2012

Oh wow!Soectacular,Boyd!Awesome clarity,light and colors!Fabulous perspectvie too! #10240903

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 23, 2012

This is SPECTACULAR Boyd, the DOF is especially impressive, VERY well done!! <>< #10241097

Carol Quina level-classic July 23, 2012

Great comp, colors & DOF! Love it! #10241436

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 23, 2012

One of the best captures of the cathedral I have seen from this perspective! #10241769

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 24, 2012

Great find, wonderful presentation Boyd..would love to see this place live but this surely amazing!

jo ann c. #10242940

Tammy Espino August 08, 2012

Wow~! #10268092

Tammy Espino August 08, 2012

Wow~! #10268093

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