June 18, 2011

England III - Lincoln Cathedral to York Minster

Digital original, 22 frame exposure blend, 3 image stitch
Lincoln Cathedral is a cathedral located in Lincoln in England and seat of the Bishop of Lincoln in the Church of England. Building commenced in 1088 and continued in several phases throughout the medieval period.
Digital original, 12 frame exposure blend, 2 image stitch
One major architectural feature of Lincoln Cathedral are the spectacular vaults. The varying vaults within the cathedral are said to be both original and experimental. All I could think of while photographing it was "who messed up there..." - it apparently was intentional but it really did look like a mistake!
Digital infrared original
The Abbey of St Mary is a ruined Benedictine abbey in York, and was once the richest abbey in England. It was the first place I photographed when we first arrived in York - in my case, over 31 years since the last time I was in the city.
Digital original, 4 frame exposure blend
The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York, England, and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.
Digital original, 2 frame stitch
As twilight set in, I walked around the Minster, and made some mixed lighting photographs of the ancient building, loving the beauty the two light sources provided.

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