Chapel Door

By woolybill1
The tiny chapel of Tynemouth Priory was built in the mid 15th century as a chantry for the souls of the powerful Percy family, Earls of Northumberland.

Tags: Photo journalism Architecture Black and white

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Comments


22 Oct 2013 8:24AM
That's gorgeous, full of interest.The ornate metalwork leading through to the window, the balance of light and shadow, the perfect composition, and your superb processing, all add up to an outstanding piece of work.

pov, oof bg, bif capture, imho, and ffs for now,

Alan

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
22 Oct 2013 8:33AM
like a great hand or the tentacles of some ancient octopus like beast...reaching for the door to entice you in!!! WinkGrinGrinGrin
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
22 Oct 2013 8:51AM
Beats UPVC any day. - gary
Richsr 9 91 223 England
22 Oct 2013 9:02AM
Like the good comp and details here Bill, works well
Regards Richard
danbrann Plus
12 629 17
22 Oct 2013 9:21AM
Good thinking to open that door just the right amount to take through once we have stopped to look at the door.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
22 Oct 2013 9:26AM
The comp and light are excellent Bill.

Ken
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
22 Oct 2013 10:25AM
Rather eirily enticing.
x
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 10:25AM
Great mono image Bill, great ironwork, great compSmile


Cliff
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 12:03PM
Superb composition and atmosphere.
Nigel
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
22 Oct 2013 12:12PM
I would never put it better than Alan, Bill. Superb work!
Leaves and flowers come to my mind when I saw this Bill, the door hinge been the leaves while the window been the flowers, I wonder if that is how you saw it. Or maybe it's time for my madication . Good mono well spotted.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
22 Oct 2013 12:48PM
Alan has certainly hit the nail on the head with his comment. This is an outstanding composition of elements.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
22 Oct 2013 1:04PM
Good one Bill,and it has made me think that I have been neglecting my doors recently.
I must put that to rights soon and start getting some pics.
And it beggars belief the money they want nowadays for these rubbish PVC doors I think !!
Mick.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 Oct 2013 1:08PM
I like the alien hand analogy, very secretive and sinister. Wonderful composition, Bill.

Dave
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
22 Oct 2013 3:48PM
What a very ornate door - they don't make 'em like this today! Wink Lovely capture and presentation, Bill Smile
Trev Smile
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 5:25PM
What wonderful ironwork so well captured on the open door.
Ju
22 Oct 2013 5:28PM
The Mono creates an air of mystery Bill, good Work.

John Smile
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 6:57PM
Gripping!

Tel*
22 Oct 2013 7:34PM
Much darker and more mysterious than mine Wink

P.
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 8:05PM
A very nice image and really nice in B & W.
22 Oct 2013 8:53PM
I keep coming back to this, Bill. It's just a lovely image.
Magical monochrome Bill, like some bestial hand clawing it's way back into the crypt.

Worth a Wee Tree methinks.

Dougie
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
23 Oct 2013 10:39AM
Beautifully lit and composed image Bill, and the B&W conversion is spot on!
Regards,
Rende
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
23 Oct 2013 11:11AM
I've just learnt a new word - chantry. Excellent. It's also a good word for Scrabble. 7 letters, c, h, y...mmm.

Great shot you've got here, Bill, with that composition and the varying degrees of light and shadow.

Andrew
MilanaG 10 Bulgaria
24 Oct 2013 10:06AM
Lovely atmospheric image. Well composed and exposed work. Mono conversion just finishes it off.
Milena
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
26 Oct 2013 9:53PM
An excellent study in mono Bill, it certainly is a beautifully made and ornate door

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