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High altar, Durham Cathedral

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 5 August 2017 in Architecture and Portfolio.

A lady stands almost awestruck looking at the stunning architecture and radiating colours of the stonework around the High Altar in Durham Cathedral.

Three shot hand held burst (aeb mode) before being processed in Photomatix.

PENTAX K100D 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 1600 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Oiva from Turku, Finland

Handsome Church with wonderful windows :-)))) Haleja.

Happy weekend good friend Curly.

5 Aug 2017 6:53am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Wonderful photo of this admirable cathedral !

5 Aug 2017 7:07am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice Photomatix work

5 Aug 2017 9:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The window is a wonder in itself

5 Aug 2017 9:53am

Devi from Chennai, India

Gosh !! Amazing architecture and stonework here !!!! Brilliant capture ! Thank you Curly for sharing !

5 Aug 2017 11:36am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


5 Aug 2017 12:48pm

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

nice composition

5 Aug 2017 3:27pm

STEED from D, France

Perfect work on details of this amazing place ......

5 Aug 2017 6:30pm

: Helen : from is currently photographing at home in, Australia

Wonderful clarity Curly

6 Aug 2017 8:20am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Congratulations on your colour spotlight!!!

6 Aug 2017 2:59pm

@Mireille T.: Well, thank you very much, this has taken me by surprise!

Shaun from Thorton, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight.

6 Aug 2017 3:02pm

@Shaun: Thank you Shaun, I was certainly not expecting this!

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Congratulations Curly with this color Spotlight photo.

6 Aug 2017 3:11pm

@Willem: Thank you very much Willem.

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Toutes mes félicitations

6 Aug 2017 4:02pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup.

Anne from France


6 Aug 2017 5:01pm

@Anne: Merci beaucoup mon amis Anne

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful image . Congratulations on your Spotlight !

6 Aug 2017 5:12pm

@Mhelene: Thank you, it is a big surprise!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

6 Aug 2017 6:36pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve.

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, colors, lights & details!
A M A Z I N G !!!!!
Congratulations! :)

6 Aug 2017 7:26pm

@omid: Thank you Omid.

: Helen : from is currently photographing at home in, Australia

.... and congrats Curly. It is a crackerjack photo. Glad you got the Spotlight!!!!

6 Aug 2017 9:35pm

@: Helen :: Thanks Helen, and I always enjoy a trip over to your place too!

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight Curly! This is a gorgeous image! Very well deserved!

7 Aug 2017 1:45am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much, it was almost a once in a lifetime chance in there!

Gérard from Allauch, France

Bravo Curly !!

7 Aug 2017 6:50am

@Gérard: Merci beaucoup Gerard

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

Heartiest congratulations. From tomorrow I shall follow up from your wonderful series with a few pictures taken when I visited the Cathedral last year.

7 Aug 2017 6:59am

@Lai Chan See: Oh I shall look forward to viewing them.

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Bravo pour ce très beau spotlight !

7 Aug 2017 9:08am

@Martine Libouton: Merci beaucoup!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

7 Aug 2017 1:17pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you Ruth, when an opportunity like this presented itself I just had to grab it with both hands.

Don from Spokane, United States

Congrats on your recognition.

7 Aug 2017 1:49pm

@Don: Thank you Don.

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Congratulations, the warm yellow tones are beautiful.

7 Aug 2017 3:17pm

@Lewis: It is surprising how the stonework and masonry change colours as the sun moves across the sky.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Stunning capture with this exquisite beauty!! I would be standing awestruck as well (before taking a few photos, too!). Congratulations on the well-deserved Spotlight!

8 Aug 2017 6:06pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful capture, congrats on color spotlight. :-)

9 Aug 2017 8:36am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight Curly!

9 Aug 2017 2:58pm

1/30 second
ISO 1600
27 mm (35mm equiv.)