With Two Suns...

© Chris Budny

With Two Suns...

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic March 30, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 30, 2006

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

Cindy Paquette March 30, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 30, 2006

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 March 30, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 30, 2006

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 March 31, 2006

Wonderful image, striking quality and color! #2596113

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 01, 2006

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

Pat Gamwell April 25, 2006

CONGRATS, my friend! Very well deserved! #2685603

Rachel Scott-Renouf April 25, 2006

Congrats! beautiful colours chris! #2687077

Barbara Helgason April 25, 2006

Congratulations, fantastic work Christopher! #2687086

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe April 25, 2006

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

Stan Lubach April 25, 2006

Congrats on the finalist! #2687399

Dennis Flanagan April 25, 2006

Congratulations Christopher. Great colors. #2689695

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 25, 2006

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

Tamera S. Phillips April 25, 2006

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

Sharon Day level-classic April 25, 2006

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

Brian Lobdell level-classic April 25, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 26, 2006

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-deluxe April 26, 2006

Chris,

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 26, 2006

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 April 26, 2006

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

Corinne M. Thompson April 27, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 27, 2006

Thanks, Sylvia and Corinne! #2698131

Mick Burkey level-classic May 02, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 02, 2006

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

Lorri Shank July 22, 2006

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

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 23, 2006

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

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Description

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 March 30, 2006

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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