All Lines Lead me Back to You

© Joyce D.Z.

All Lines Lead me Back to You

Uploaded: February 18, 2008

Description

(St. Paul Cathedral)

"The sanctuary, where the altar is located, is the focal point of the interior. Masqueray created a rough sketch of a main altar, but died before construction began. His friend Whitney Warren, best known for his design of Grand Central Station in New York, was commissioned to create the grand high altar.
The marble altar is surrounded by an ornamental structure called a baldachin. At its base are six monolithic columns of black and gold marble, each 24-feet high and weighing almost eight tons. A bronze latticework canopy, which includes two angels and a sculpture of Saint Paul, rests on the pillars."

Exif: F Number: 22, ExposureTime: 20/1 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 12.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

Comments

February 18, 2008

Stunning! #857776

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 18, 2008

This is incredible.... #5512682

Michelle Alton February 18, 2008

Thrilling capture, Johycee. Love the lighting and tones. Some tone mapping here? It's a wonderful tool.
Michelle #5512781

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe February 18, 2008

Great POV and tones, Joycee. #5513037

Joyce D.Z. February 18, 2008

Thanks much all!

@ Michelle: Yes, there's tonemapping. I was trying to avoid the halo but I can't without producing a lot of noise. #5513494

March 06, 2008

It so peaceful! I have respect for this place. Beautiful capture and tones! #5602671

Stan Kwasniowski March 20, 2008

Joycee, great shot, one small suggestion, it is slightly tilted to the left,in my eye #5668508

Joyce D.Z. April 16, 2008

Thanks much Zana and Stan! I agree with you Stan, it is tilted. I didn't notice that before. Thanks for letting me know. :) #5797248

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