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Taking advantage of the winter floods, which inundate the crypt at Winchester Cathedral, I travelled down today to shoot this well-known sculpture. What an amazing thing it is to see in amongst all this fantastic historical architecture. If you're in the area, I would recommend a visit...

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-35mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Sound II
Username:DiegoDesigns DiegoDesigns
Uploaded:19 Feb 2008 - 8:31 PM
Tags:Antony gormley, Architecture, Crypt, Nikon, Portraits / people, Sound ii, Winchester cathedral
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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 8:32 PM

Stunning light and comp.This is a beauty.
Tom.

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dianah
dianah  724471 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 8:35 PM

Wonderful golden colour and the reflections are beautiful. An excellent composition.
Di

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 8:38 PM

It's definately on my 'places to visit' list now Dave! Well exposed for with excellent light and shadows, like the reflection too!

Sarah *

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 8:54 PM

Amazing image Dave - too far from the North East I fear.

Mike

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 8:58 PM

Nice exposure, I like the reflection in the still waters.

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Diana
Diana  72011 forum posts Netherlands19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 9:25 PM

beautifully framed ...thought it was a very shiny floor to start with but the reflections are a bonus to the image (if not to the Catherdral)

Dianna

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 9:26 PM

It is indeed a wonderful experience. Very well captured here, this conveys the quiet mystery perfectly.
Moira

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 9:41 PM

The shapes, the golden reflections and the variations in light make this the perfect setting for that lonely blue focal point.
Beautiful photography.

Eric

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Assyrian
Assyrian  6132 forum posts Scotland
19 Feb 2008 - 9:44 PM

Great composition. I love the contrast in the shuny floor against the dull ceiling.

Chris

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graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2008 - 9:57 PM

The reflections and tones are amazing

Graeme

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backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 10:19 PM

wonderful shot...would love to go there

phil

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2008 - 10:38 PM

The reflections in the water on the floor really add that little bit extra to this image Dave. Superb.
Is it HDR ?
Brian.

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RobD
RobD e2 Member 725 forum postsRobD vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2008 - 11:26 PM

This is terrific in every respect
Rob

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PatrickSmith
20 Feb 2008 - 6:20 AM

Wow, this was a great idea and the timing is excellent here for light and mood.

Patrick

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2008 - 7:55 AM

It's a cracker Dave. I do so like photographing inside Cathedrals myself, so peaceful and so rewarding, so Winchester is on my must visit list. The receding arches, the colours and reflections, topped off by the focal point of the statue all work together so well. I assume this is HDR or at least a couple of blended exposures? That or your Nikon can capture a much larger dynamic range than my lowly Canon Wink

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redstag
redstag e2 Member 8100 forum postsredstag vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2008 - 8:06 AM

I am really jealous.
When I went there they'd surrounded the thing with a multimedia experience type thingy. That means all I got was a shot through a big black screen.
Love the colour here.
Jon

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DiegoDesigns
20 Feb 2008 - 9:16 AM

Many thanks for all the encouraging comments everyone. I'm glad I emailed the Cathedral office before I went, as they were able to answer all my questions about tripods and access etc (Very helpful & quick responses). Yes I suppose it is HDR, but I only used the -1.00 stop shot out of the series of four bracketed exposures, and to this I added a mildly tone-mapped version of the normal exposure. There are a couple of minor adjustment layers for good measure, and I am personally delighted with the result and your responses. Cheers all...

Dave

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GregorP
GregorP  9 Slovenia
20 Feb 2008 - 9:41 AM

Wow! Fantastic shot and work!

Gregor

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DiegoDesigns
20 Feb 2008 - 2:32 PM

Much appreciated feedback Gregor, cheers...

Dave

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davidhu
davidhu  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2008 - 5:47 PM

Superb work, Dave. Symmetry, texture, reflections and a good focal point. It's all here. Very well done.
Dave

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2008 - 7:22 PM

a real beauty

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Stewy
Stewy e2 Member 7101 forum postsStewy vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2008 - 7:24 PM

Fabulous. Love that deep golden/orange glow from the floor. Some nice textures too.

Martyn

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DiegoDesigns
20 Feb 2008 - 7:40 PM

Many thanks for the encouragement to Dave, Ollie and Martyn. Cheers all...

Dave

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shortski
shortski  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2008 - 8:32 PM

Beautiful...jojo

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2008 - 12:44 AM

Super light, and use of perspective. The reflections are great.
Anne

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DiegoDesigns
21 Feb 2008 - 8:01 AM

Thanks for the kind words Jo & Anne, I'm delighted that this has attracted such a warm welcome. Cheers...

Dave

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POOCHIE
POOCHIE  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2008 - 9:01 AM

What an amazing space this is, must be nice just being there?

Pooch.

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2008 - 9:16 AM

Love this . Facinating and beautiful . The times I have been in Winchester Cathedral. I have never been down in the Crypt .

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DiegoDesigns
21 Feb 2008 - 4:53 PM

You're absolutely right Pooch, I was at first the only one down there, and it was quite an amazing experience. Mavis I can highly recommend that you go back, it really is a great place and remember that it generally only floods in Winter, so you'll get the nice reflections at this time of year. Cheers everyone...

Dave

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2008 - 9:28 PM

Wonderful composition, especially with those great reflections.
Rende

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DiegoDesigns
22 Feb 2008 - 9:25 AM

Thanks Rende, I only went because the Cathedral office emailed me to confirm that it was flooded. They actually told me there was 8 inches of water, but it's clearly a lot less. I have seen shots of this sculpture without the water and I don't think it's quite the same. Thanks for the feedback, all the best...

Dave

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nip'n'tuck
22 Feb 2008 - 11:40 AM

Amazing. Your effort to go and then all the processing has paid off. Thanks for saying what you did to get this, very helpful & inspiring. Sylv.

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DiegoDesigns
22 Feb 2008 - 11:47 AM

You're most welcome Sylvia, I like to share the wealth so to speak...

Dave

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PLCimagery
PLCimagery e2 Member 777 forum postsPLCimagery vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2008 - 3:49 PM

Certainly is worth a visit. Nice one Dave
Pete

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DiegoDesigns
22 Feb 2008 - 5:42 PM

Cheers Pete, I couldn't agree more...

Dave

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WetDog
WetDog  6 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 - 6:10 PM

Just another vote among the millions!

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DiegoDesigns
25 Feb 2008 - 3:05 PM

Oh that there were millions! I'm most grateful for your vote/comment, many thanks...

Dave

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dwilkin
dwilkin e2 Member 724249 forum postsdwilkin vcard United Kingdom
19 Dec 2010 - 12:35 PM

Amazing shot - never managed to see it in flood, personally, so I'm very jealous! Wink

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DiegoDesigns
19 Dec 2010 - 5:23 PM

Thanks Darren, I was helped by the staff emailing me with the information about water depth and so on, they were most helpful... Dave

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