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Ripon Cathedral (3)

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Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 17 February 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Ripon Cathedral in North Yorkshire, shot taken last year during a long weekend break away from South Shields, this is the spectacular ceiling above the transept crossing.

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PENTAX K100D 1/8 second F/4.0 ISO 800 18 mm

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Michael from Los Angeles, United States

Great symmetry and earth tone colors to this picture.

17 Feb 2010 5:19am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Wonderful red against the cool stone and well balanced looking up!

17 Feb 2010 5:37am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

I agree. I love the symmetry, and the HDR processing is good.

17 Feb 2010 6:28am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

C'est superbe ! J'avais fait le même genre dans la cathédrale de Rennes

Bonne journée

17 Feb 2010 7:09am

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

belle photo

17 Feb 2010 7:37am

elmer from Tours, France

hello. is a ceiling that deserves photography. pseudo hdr going well.

17 Feb 2010 7:41am

CM Kwan from NT, Hong Kong

Your HDR work and point of view are amazing!

17 Feb 2010 7:45am

PATRICK from miramas, France

just excellent

17 Feb 2010 7:51am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Beautiful symmetry

17 Feb 2010 8:15am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

very nicely designed ceiling.. beautiful shot..

17 Feb 2010 8:52am

thami from Fès, Morocco

Excellents le point de vue, la contre plongée et le cadrage !
Bonne journée lumineuse et chaleureuse!

17 Feb 2010 9:23am

Nik Zach from Larissa, Greece

All photos of thiw series are great !!!

17 Feb 2010 9:46am

тǿм_* from Paris, France

nice shot with great lines.

17 Feb 2010 10:20am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Were you lying on the floor for this? I trust you didn't nod off:0
Nice point of view and interesting almost symmetry

17 Feb 2010 12:28pm

@grouser: No it isn't dead centre and you will notice there are two different types of arches left and right (which is a bit off putting) - great way to get a stiff neck though!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully detailed Curly! Well done! ;-)

17 Feb 2010 1:00pm

mirela from brighton, United States

Truly spectacular! Beautiful and humbling at the same time!

17 Feb 2010 1:21pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Impressive cathedral and hdr treatment, the wood gets a kind of coppery tone...looks very grand!

17 Feb 2010 2:39pm

Charles B. from Mably, France

Ce transept fait la transition du roman, à gauche, au gothique, à droite. Beau traitement dess couleurs !

17 Feb 2010 3:06pm

Julie from Easton, United States

What a wonderful prospective! Love the coloring!

17 Feb 2010 3:15pm

Barbara Manners from Toronto, Canada

This is a fantastic series!!

17 Feb 2010 3:33pm

Bonvilston from Cardiff, United Kingdom

Great shot. I wonder how many people go in there and never see this ? Still i can't talk I lived near there for years and never even went in the cathedral :-( Great shot

17 Feb 2010 3:34pm

Stu from Scotland | Residing in Kyoto, Japan

Oof! You've really got the HDRs down pat. Stellar work!

17 Feb 2010 3:54pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Fantastic point of view. Interesting symmetry! HDR excellent!

17 Feb 2010 5:22pm

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Great shot Curly ~ well framed & the HDR brings out the textures beautifully

17 Feb 2010 5:23pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Nice details, must be a great place to visit ! Well done also on the treatment of course :)

17 Feb 2010 5:35pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific POV!

17 Feb 2010 6:04pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


17 Feb 2010 6:31pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

What a gorgeous ceiling....though I would have been dizzy trying to capture it! Very nice :)

17 Feb 2010 8:01pm

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

Amazing picture. it´s great

17 Feb 2010 8:07pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An awe inspiring image. Just as the builders intended.

17 Feb 2010 8:43pm

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening, Curly,
I like this representation, as well as the processing and color reproduction.
I wish you a pleasant evening. Dear greetings Christel

17 Feb 2010 8:45pm

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

nice compo, Love it!

17 Feb 2010 8:48pm

Wenche from Oslo, Norway

Wow . Just LOVE these cathedral pictures; really great shots and colors!

17 Feb 2010 9:11pm

Mhélène from Paris, France

Very beautiful ! I like all these details and colors !

17 Feb 2010 9:44pm

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

Nice :)

17 Feb 2010 11:02pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful symmetry in this one.....and another wonderful job of processing from a single image!!!!

18 Feb 2010 12:01am

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

fantastic capture! that is quite an incredible ceiling.

18 Feb 2010 12:36am

martin mora from North Platte, United States

great eye for composition and balance, along with perfect exposure, you da man Curly :) some day I hope to go to england, ya know, the when I get rich day :)

18 Feb 2010 12:46am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Very tidy compo! great work!

18 Feb 2010 1:23am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I love this upward view with such beautiful contrasting colors and detail seen in this capture! Great HDR processing as well.

18 Feb 2010 3:10am

Karthik from Chennai, India

Very nicely framed! way to go!

18 Feb 2010 5:23am

shoti from somewhere in, China

lovely details! very nicely tonemapped!

18 Feb 2010 6:14am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Bien vu. Bel effet de symétrie.

18 Feb 2010 4:26pm

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Great symetric effect and love the tones processing !

18 Feb 2010 6:23pm

Gerard from Dieren, Netherlands

This is really a fantastic shot, and very nice colors.

18 Feb 2010 8:49pm

Randy from Brooklyn, United States

wow nice capture

18 Feb 2010 10:03pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

The patterns and color here.. absotively awesome!!

19 Feb 2010 1:04am

JunJun Lumbo from San Juan, Philippines

nice HDR

19 Feb 2010 1:45am

Silverado Photography from Clearlake, United States


19 Feb 2010 3:10am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Excellent picture...wonderful symmetry !

19 Feb 2010 4:01am

omidvahabzadeh from Tehran, Iran

nice i like it

19 Feb 2010 8:49pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Amazing art architecture..great designs and colors...nicely captured..

22 Feb 2010 7:16pm

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Very nice tonemapping. I like the glow. The perspective feels different in a good sense.

1 Mar 2010 9:41pm

1/8 second
ISO 800
18 mm