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Stone Arches
28-OCT-2005 Sean McHugh

Stone Arches

St. John's College - Cambridge, England

Canon EOS 5D ,Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
48s f/11.0 at 24mm and iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Flo Hendry01-Jul-2009 19:00
Love this, great job showing so many arches! Good exposure and details. The arches seem almost endless. Excellent. V
Bill & Carolyn Hilton09-Jan-2008 16:43
I love the framing and the lighting in this image. Beautifully done. Carolyn V
Guest 29-Mar-2006 04:58
Sean, either way, it is great. doors/opening is my favourite subject:
and still working on the webdesign...
Sean McHugh24-Mar-2006 20:57
Dan: Thank you for your feedback. I agree, using a telephoto to draw more attention to the distant arches would be nice. However, any more of a telephoto view (or wide angle view) would have made the composition unable to show all series of arches clearly. My particular purpose was to emphasize the vast number and variety of arches within such a short hall. I have another angle on this which does use a much longer focal length lens (from the other direction in a fog) at:
Guest 24-Mar-2006 04:58
This is my favourite so far!
I would have used a not so wide angle, to help see more trough.
Luc VN07-Feb-2006 10:33
I like this image for its composition, colors and depth...
Guest 09-Nov-2005 00:13
Really nice, I like the asymmetry of the arches. I'd love to see a black and white version.
Philippe_7522-Nov-2004 21:14
Absolutely stunning picture. Nice work !
Philippe (Paris/FRANCE).
Isabel Cutler25-Jul-2004 15:20
Wonderful handling of the difficult lighting!
Chris Spracklen02-Mar-2004 08:20
They don't build 'em like this any more!
Great shot, Sean.
Kind regards,
Guest 06-Feb-2004 03:56
I love this shot. Gotta love tripods!