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Christ Church Steeple
22-JAN-2010

Christ Church Steeple

The tower and steeple were constructed from 1753-54.
Eight bells (weighing 9,000 lbs.) were cast at the White Chapel Bell Foundry, London, with the inscription "Thomas Lester and Thomas Pack, fecit 1754."
In 1908 the church steeple was struck by lightning but was immediately repaired. Corrective measures were taken to insure the protection of this historically significant structure.


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Maciej Chachulski22-Sep-2013 11:18
Very nice shot. V
Sheila28-Jan-2010 22:58
Beautifully done.
Norman Richard28-Jan-2010 16:15
Imagine!
Mieke WA Minkjan28-Jan-2010 06:50
an exceptional capture, great perspective and toning
Carl and Racine Erland28-Jan-2010 05:58
Very nice...love the subtle background of the church steeple against the sharp image of the rose hips in the foreground. - Racine
Walter O. Koenig28-Jan-2010 03:51
Very well done with the steeple in the background. Great idea and nice tones too.
Dawn B28-Jan-2010 03:18
This is great! Very creative and artistic!
Available Light Images28-Jan-2010 01:31
Now, this is really cool Steph, the steeple in the BG is just really cool and subtle.. great job
Ed McConnell28-Jan-2010 00:27
very nice comp and tone Stephanie
carol j. phipps28-Jan-2010 00:21
I was fooled at first, not seeing the steeple! Then I saw it! Wonderful composition!
Mairéad27-Jan-2010 22:48
Very interesting shot - took me a while to spot the church!
Works very well. V
Doug Cruden27-Jan-2010 21:05
Well seen Stephanie! There's just enough of the church to make the image! Really well composed :o))
Patricia Kay27-Jan-2010 20:47
Fabulous shot Stephanie with a great DOF...BV
Mary Terry27-Jan-2010 20:37
Great DOV on this shot!
Roby27-Jan-2010 20:05
this is beautiful Steph :-), brava, V
Aud Elise Sjøsæther27-Jan-2010 19:54
Beautiful and creative capture! Love the tones. V
bill friedlander27-Jan-2010 19:49
The DOF works very well here. Very imaginative shot, and the tones are great. V
Stewart Mitchell27-Jan-2010 19:34
Haha, I see it now, very creative Steph :)
Esa Ervasti27-Jan-2010 18:37
Creative!
Shining white tones in the tower reminds some nice old photographs...
LynnH27-Jan-2010 17:45
Really nice focus! V
Jeff Lobaugh27-Jan-2010 17:16
Nicely captured!
Ronald Bijtenhoorn27-Jan-2010 17:06
Great DOF and background
Larry Peterson27-Jan-2010 16:25
Fantastic work Stephanie. A very artistic presentation. Excellent work. V
Barbara Heide27-Jan-2010 14:12
beautiful light and tones!
Colin Storey27-Jan-2010 13:55
Excellent image wonderful background. V
Ursula Armstrong27-Jan-2010 13:34
very artistic! You are doing very well in your monochrome challenge, I am impressed, Steph! Uschi (V)
Graeme27-Jan-2010 13:23
Beautiful capture, Stephanie.V!
heather27-Jan-2010 13:18
Beautiful artistic image Stephanie.. V
J. Scott Coile27-Jan-2010 13:03
What a treat. Well used as a background.
maggie_falconi27-Jan-2010 12:50
Excellent capture Stephanie!!! Love the blurred steeple on the background.
Cindi Smith27-Jan-2010 12:20
This is exceptional. Your images just get better and better each day if that is possible! V
Ieke Vonk27-Jan-2010 12:18
Very nicely done.
Kathryn27-Jan-2010 12:17
This is wonderful.
Gerhard Ritsema27-Jan-2010 12:03
Fantastic! Like it a lot!
iamjv27-Jan-2010 11:37
Great tones and DOF shot.... Jv V!
Phillip Normanton27-Jan-2010 11:19
An eye-catching shot - berry nice, even :o)
Blandine Mangin27-Jan-2010 10:53
superbe ! v
Yvonne27-Jan-2010 10:39
Gorgeous capture Stephanie, really arty!
Bernard Davis27-Jan-2010 10:27
Very artistic and impressionistic shot. Really nice. V
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