Thursday, 24 September 2009

Gloucester Cathedral

I recently visited Gloucester Cathedral, the same bank holiday weekend I visited Severn Valley Railway. It was a great place to take photos because of it's great magnificence both inside and out.
Gloucester Cathedral is located in Gloucester centre just off Westgate Street. It was built in 1100 as a Norman abbey church and survived the Dissolution thanks to its historical connection with the monarchy. It was from this church that William I ordered the Domesday Book. Recently the cathedral was used for the filming of more than one Harry Potter movie.


A photo of Gloucester Cathedral from the outside looking up at the pretty perpendicular Gothic Tower with a Tudor House in the foreground.

Gloucester Cathedral
What I did: I cropped it slightly to exclude a bin by the wall, adjusted the levels generally and in the sky to make it more punchy and I did some sharpening on the Gothic Tower to really bring out the detail.

More info on Gloucester Cathedral.

What do you think of my photos? Do you like the HDR look on the second photo or not?

7 comments:

JM 28 September 2009 at 17:22  

Both shots are wonderful but I find the first one an amazing composition!

sbunting108 29 September 2009 at 13:35  

Thanks alot JM and thanks for the comment!

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sbunting108 7 October 2009 at 13:42  

Thanks Pblacksaw!

Anna Nida 9 October 2009 at 05:06  

Photo of medieval stained glass windows in England has a close look and it is pictured very minute...it looks great...all the other pictures also has nice view.

sbunting108 9 October 2009 at 13:18  

Thanks Anna Nida!

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