Parclose Stairs

Uploaded: March 21, 2017 17:17:27 | Entered: March 21, 2017 17:25:34


More dabbling in multi-row stitched panoramas, with the cathedral as my practice ground... This was stitched from 16 images; 4 rows shot, spanning from ceiling to floor, each with 4 overlapping frames spanning left to right. This wonderful stairway of 37 steps includes four landings and 3 right-angle turns, and connects the main level above to the crypt level seen here. 3/17 Finalist - ManMade


Harvey A. Ravitch March 21, 2017

Beautiful tones, shapes, details, & image. Created So Well! #1682205

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic March 22, 2017

Chris, this is a wonderful way to alow the viewer to feel like he/she is getting the whole scene in one shot. Great distance and up-close details... very well done!!! :o) #11574203

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 22, 2017 1

Thank you both! As I get more experience with this hardware, I'm going to be exploring some 360-degree panos next... #11574282

Hayden Cannon March 22, 2017

Visually stunning photo Chris, you're too good mate! I don't know how you do it. Fantastic comp, pov, depth, lighting and details. I love the use of B/W and the cool perspective. Fantastic shot! #11574290

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 22, 2017

Hey, thanks a lot, Hayden!!
It has been fun exploring the multi-row pano tripod rig.
Now, I see that I want to reshoot this same scene again -- I need to get a capture with the full railing shadow at bottom right... And maybe add more on the left side of the frame... and... and... (It never ends!!) #11574316

John D. Roach level-addict March 22, 2017

Just Splendid!!!!!! #11574373

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 22, 2017

Thanks a lot, John! #11574432

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic April 29, 2017

"Finalist" looks fab on this image... congratulations, Chris! #11588334

Harriet Feagin level-classic April 29, 2017

Sooooo cool! I just love your work at the Cathedral. You are preserving it for the world to admire. This is a winner in my book for sure. #11588522

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe April 29, 2017

awesome! #11588879

Hayden Cannon April 29, 2017

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Chris! Not surprising but well deserved! #11589177

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe April 30, 2017

Congrats on this terrific capture Chris! #11589379

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 01, 2017 1

Thank you all very much! I love photographing at the cathedral of course, but also really love this staircase. I have another image for May, that does in fact capture the rest of the railing shadow, which I quite like. #11590251

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