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Lincoln Cathedral

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 June 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The 14th century gothic Choir Screen and victorian Willis Organ of Lincoln Cathedral photographed from the Nave Crossing.

NIKON D800 3/5 seconds F/8.0 ISO 100 16 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

A rigorous model and of accuracy.

3 Jun 2013 6:46am

@Gérard Beullac: thanks Gérard!

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

I like the rigorism of the framing. The light is so well distributed.

3 Jun 2013 9:09am

@Veronique: Thanks Veronique!

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Your processing really punches out the gothic, Ian. A grand image with a touch of humanity.

3 Jun 2013 12:51pm

@Ian Smith: Thanks Ian!

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Yes, I'm with Ian... the rendering is just marvelous! The mood is an unusual blend of enchantment and mystery! Super lighting and tonal quality!!! Another classic Ian!

3 Jun 2013 2:34pm

@hugo poon: Thanks Hugo!

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Small and informs silhouette that seems sublime in architecture ... I see this beautiful picture as an allegory.

3 Jun 2013 3:09pm

@Christian Richer: Thanks Christian!

Focales from France

I know the city of Manchester but I did not visit this cathedral which seems magnificent. Very beautiful dosage of the monochrome and of course your framing

3 Jun 2013 3:47pm

@Focales: Thanks Marie!....this photo is from Lincoln cathedral which is about a 2 hour drive east from Manchester across the pennines.

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Superb with the human on left !

3 Jun 2013 8:41pm

@Eric C.: Thanks Eric!

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous image! The architecture is just beautiful. Wonderful perspective. Beautiful light and monochrome.

4 Jun 2013 12:08am

@Elaine Hancock: Thanks Elaine!

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb composition - i love the order and balance found here! nice touch to include the person - she provides a great focal point for the eyes to catch onto before proceeding to the architectural details!

4 Jun 2013 2:17am

@DarkElf: Thanks!

shooter from lincoln, United Kingdom

You've been on my doorstep, the figure makes the shot

4 Jun 2013 7:22am

@shooter: Thanks - as Architects we were in Lincoln converting the old Dixon Motors building on Tritton Rd into a new fitness club c/w swimmimg pool etc.

L'angevine from Angers, France

on se sent en paix

4 Jun 2013 2:35pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Oh Ian you've done it again... and this one is just as amazing and fascinating!!

5 Jun 2013 10:02am

Naveen Bachwani from Mumbai, India

What a shot, Ian! Superb.

12 Jun 2013 10:27am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding light

15 Jun 2013 2:41am

3/5 seconds
ISO 100
16 mm (35mm equiv.)