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Cross of Religious Toleration (est. 1934)
Cross of Religious Toleration (est. 1934)

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Memorials and Monuments (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Tokina AF 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 AT-X 107 DX Fisheye for Canon
Location: St. Clement's Island, MD
Date: Oct 2, 2010
Galleries: Infrared
Date Uploaded: Oct 3, 2010

That's really why the cross was placed on St. Clement's Island in 1934. Maryland was founded in 1634 as a place of religious toleration. Yes, it is humorous that a cross was used but remember, it was 1934...

Taken in IR, color swapped, curves. That's all the editing that was done. My apologies if it seemed too much.

The sun was directly behind the cross, creating the halo effect. The cross is about 40 feet tall; I laid down on the ground with the fisheye to get the sun in the right place.

Place: 7 out of 84
Avg (all users): 6.1765
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 5.7838
Avg (non-participants): 6.2733
Views since voting: 1826
Views during voting: 342
Votes: 187
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/12/2010 12:17:11 PM
looks way to edited, but its a good picture.
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10/12/2010 11:49:33 AM
Awful title
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10/11/2010 04:08:33 PM
Very good lighting.8
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10/11/2010 10:37:38 AM
awesome, do you have the sun eclipsed?
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10/10/2010 06:10:46 PM
Great shot, nice timing with the sun. Good Job
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10/06/2010 03:43:46 PM
Wow what a spectacular Photo. My fav.
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