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Galway Cathedral
Galway Cathedral

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Challenge: Free Study 2009-05 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Galway, Ireland
Date: May 2, 2009
Aperture: F11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/25
Galleries: Architecture, High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Date Uploaded: May 7, 2009

Used a Sigma 10-20 lens. Went to back of Church and set camera on tripod as low as possible. Aimed camera up until it look right in viewfinder.
Metering mode Average, ISO set to 100, Aperture F11. Shutter speed 1/25th. Then bracketed with 2 shots underexposed and 2 shots overexposed. Combined all 5 exposures in Photomatix. Then levels and some sharpening in CS4. All NEFs. were used for maximum quality.

Place: 27 out of 434
Avg (all users): 6.4741
Avg (commenters): 7.7143
Avg (participants): 6.4800
Avg (non-participants): 6.4571
Views since voting: 1451
Views during voting: 260
Votes: 135
Comments: 10
Favorites: 8 (view)

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06/17/2009 07:06:27 AM
Sorry about delay in replying. Thanks for all the nice comments.
06/09/2009 04:08:01 PM
Like a child I am drawn in by the magic of the colours. The picture itself seems to act like a stained glass window.
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06/09/2009 01:02:58 PM
extremely effective use of HDR, nice
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/07/2009 01:25:46 AM
good wide angle perspective and HDR works ok here
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06/05/2009 01:40:10 AM
Amazing how even the processing is on the different textures...8
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06/04/2009 11:24:05 AM
is this an HDR??? wonderful capture...I just recently tried a church indoors...not an easy thing to do is it....
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06/03/2009 07:38:55 PM
Very cool POV and the exposure was handled nicely!
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06/02/2009 11:59:43 PM
Nice HDR. Image could have been crisper IMO. 8
06/02/2009 07:41:04 PM
Is this a "dynamic range" photo? (likely I have that name wrong) Sweet. Colors are wild good.
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06/01/2009 07:28:46 AM
Mesmerizing, well done!
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