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Queens' College Chapel

By id_wright
The chapel of Queens' College in Cambridge (my college!) taken this afternoon just before the sun disappeared behind the buildings on the south side of Walnut Tree Court.

The college was first founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou, then refounded Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward VI, in 1465. This is why the apostrophe goes after the s of Queens'. The current chapel was completed in 1891, replacing the original chapel of 1448, now the college library.

HDR composite of three exposures - 1/5, 1/20, 1s all at f3.5 and ISO100. Processed using Photomatix and CS2.

Any feedback greatly appreciated!

Tags: University Church Architecture Cambridge Digitally manipulated College Chapel Queens

Voters: mineallmine, stevenb, plugin and 12 more

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SKavanagh 10 312 5 England
12 Jan 2008 6:01PM
Superb shot

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AntHolloway 12 168 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2008 6:05PM
Classic use of HDR, good job.

lobsterboy Plus
14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2008 6:26PM
Good use of HDr - works well.
id_wright 11 36 England
12 Jan 2008 9:32PM
Many thanks for the comments.
13 Jan 2008 3:48AM
Beautifully done.
anatol 10
15 Jan 2008 6:46PM
Great photo. Like the light. Some details are maybe a bit too crisp for me. Have you used Shadow/highlight a lot?
id_wright 11 36 England
15 Jan 2008 6:52PM
no i didn't, but may have over-sharpened a touch
SFd 10 10 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2008 4:54PM
Great shot.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
17 Jan 2010 11:16AM
Love the symmetry of this shot, Ian. A magnificent chapel, beautifully captured.

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