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Lounge area, Parador de Jaen
21.5.12 Chris Spracklen

Lounge area, Parador de Jaen

Jaen, Andalusia, Spain

The hotel we stayed in is called 'Hotel Castillo de Santa Catalina' and it's amazing! This is a shot of one of the lounges. We didn't get to sit in it as we were only there the one night.

Nikon D7000 ,Nikkor AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
1/15s f/3.2 at 11.0mm iso400
HDRed in Photomatix Pro 4 then toned in OnOne Perfect Effects 6 hide exif

Full EXIF Info
Date/Time21-May-2012 07:29:35
ModelNIKON D7000
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length11 mm
Exposure Time1/15 sec
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias-1/3
White Balance
Metering Mode
JPEG Quality
Exposure Program
Focus Distance

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Kim23-Feb-2013 11:08
Fantastic interior shot! V
Simon Chandler18-Feb-2013 03:33
Dramatic composition with great dof, details and contrast. v
Roland11-Feb-2013 23:16
Stunning image Chris, the sharpness and overall tone make for a very beautiful scene. V
Graeme05-Feb-2013 10:31
I love the way the light brings out the amazing textures of this seating area, Chris.BV
Marcia Colelli04-Feb-2013 17:18
Very beautiful lounge. Looks like a wonderful place to stay. V
Mark Chambers LRPS23-Jan-2013 21:06
Great detail and conversion. V
Dan Greenberg16-Sep-2012 14:03
This has a sensational impact in monochrome! The architectural and decorating details are highlighted in spectacular fashion. Wonderful looking place. ~BV~
Allan10-Sep-2012 17:20
That is one nice area i hope that they reduced your bill for such a good photograph VVN
Randy Adams10-Sep-2012 07:47
Excellent the tones and textures! V
mart s09-Sep-2012 18:47
a great capture in monochrome v
Marcia Rules09-Sep-2012 16:35
the extravagance of the place is really evident. Nice treatment..V
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)09-Sep-2012 00:28
Wow, this image jumps at the view. Very well seen. V.
lucanton08-Sep-2012 08:09
Belle composition,l'intérieur du salon est magnifique, Chris...V
J S Quesada07-Sep-2012 23:42
Fabulous interior shot. Excellent monochrome HDR work. V
Karen Stuebing07-Sep-2012 21:27
It has a rustic feel that the toning really brings out. Gorgeous space and image. V.
Helen Betts07-Sep-2012 19:26
What a beautiful image! The light and textures are amazing, and your composition is perfect. Great work, Chris! V.
Ken Chambers ARPS07-Sep-2012 19:19
So very spacious and bright, wonderful detail.
Paul L-R07-Sep-2012 18:11
This just works brilliantly in mono, Chris. Lovely tones too. V
Jess. ( Lady.D.)07-Sep-2012 18:08
Wonderful tone work Chris, every detail and texture so clear and sharp....
Nestor07-Sep-2012 17:10
Amazing interior of this fine lounge.
Love the sepia effect and the pin sharp resolution.
janescottcumming07-Sep-2012 16:45
What an amazing place. It's just beautiful! Love the tone too. V
Tom LeRoy07-Sep-2012 16:39
A splendid place and outstanding capture! An awesome shot!V!
Al Chesworth07-Sep-2012 15:32
Excellent architecture and well pictured.
Stephanie07-Sep-2012 14:44
I love the Spanish Parador system ~ this looks like a gorgeous one! :)
Beautiful capture Chris! V
bill friedlander07-Sep-2012 14:34
What a beautiful room! Wonderful shot, light and details are great, and an excellent processing job. V
globalgadabout07-Sep-2012 13:29
a rich feast for the eyes...fabulous shot..V
CM Kwan07-Sep-2012 13:02
Wow, this is impressive, Chris! V
pkocinski07-Sep-2012 12:44
That's quite the place!
Fong Lam07-Sep-2012 12:00
A fabulous place to all the details and textures, Chris...V
Colin Storey07-Sep-2012 10:33
Fantastic interior image with superb tones, what a great place to stay. v
shatterbug07-Sep-2012 09:02
Fabulous details and tones!
joseantonio07-Sep-2012 08:15
I have been in several Paradores and really are a nice place to spend a night...v.
marie-jose wolff07-Sep-2012 08:00
a fantastic place, the tones are perfect! V
Mike H.07-Sep-2012 07:41
It looks elegant and rather posh;
lovely details and tones in this mono, Chris!!
First class.
Bryan Murahashi07-Sep-2012 03:53
A really nice looking place to relax. Fabulous treatment. V
Gérard Koehl07-Sep-2012 02:11
Magnifique avec ce traitement. V
Hank Vander Velde06-Sep-2012 23:48
FANTASTIC image Chris. Great tones, detail and compo.
Earl Misanchuk06-Sep-2012 23:36
Oh, man. The definition in this one is beyond belief. Big vote.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography06-Sep-2012 23:09
Stunning work, spot-on, Voted.
Jim Coffman06-Sep-2012 22:42
Wow, this is fantastic. Unbelievable detail..
Robbie D7006-Sep-2012 22:40
Yes this is a beauty Chris you have taken an amazing room and smashed the senses with your composition and editing.
Well done brilliant work.
SageCreek Images06-Sep-2012 22:32
This is a great old room....
Martin Lamoon06-Sep-2012 22:04
Fantastic place, goog processing Chris. V
Ann...06-Sep-2012 21:35
So many textures. I think the processing to monochrome is a good idea as colour might detract from the finer details you have caught.v.
Alain Boussac06-Sep-2012 21:26
The abundance of forms and textures offer a very photogenic place, and the quality of your image values it perfectly. V.
larose forest photos06-Sep-2012 21:25
Love your treatment for this marvelous image. V
Stewart Mitchell06-Sep-2012 21:14
Fabulous detail and tonal range
Chris Morton06-Sep-2012 21:12
why sit when you can take a brilliant photo; some place
Vickie BROWN06-Sep-2012 21:11
What a marvellous lounge! This is a great image with beautiful light, Chris! BV
Walter O. Koenig06-Sep-2012 21:11
Great composition and exposure. The tones and processing work really brings out the amazing textures. Fine work my friend. "V"
soulis06-Sep-2012 20:58
Excellent composition and light. V.
John Reynolds06-Sep-2012 20:55
Looks great! V.
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