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Clarifying the Cornice

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 8 March 2011 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Nothing spectacular captured here, but thought I'd illustrate what I was referring to about that "floating cornice" that was cropped out of view when capturing the barrel-vaulted coffered ceiling inside the concourse of Union Station in Chicago.

Photo captured February 8, 2011.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/4 second F/10.0 ISO 100 18 mm

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Alun from cheshire,, United Kingdom

I really like this in mono, great job

8 Mar 2011 6:18am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

looks also great in b&w.
this faked columns look even like the same as in our church in Landl/Austria.

8 Mar 2011 6:51am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Great in b&w as well.. fantastic.

8 Mar 2011 10:12am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Works great in b&w too !

8 Mar 2011 10:20am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

So glad you didn't just point the lens upwards, as many others might have done. You worked well to include as much as possible from the floor to the ceiling.

8 Mar 2011 11:22am

Franz from Baden, Austria

great perspective, spectacular view! interesting in b&w as well!

8 Mar 2011 5:33pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I LOVE the light coming through the roof glass...varied and soft and fantastic! This is a great angle Steven! Another excellent piece sir!

8 Mar 2011 7:24pm

tataray from france, France

Magnifique .
Et toujours un bel angle de prise.))

8 Mar 2011 7:31pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent detail. i like the monochrome

8 Mar 2011 7:54pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

Have never been in there so the extra shots of architecture are much appreciated. Definitely a nicely made structure.

8 Mar 2011 11:18pm

London Caller from London, United Kingdom

What a lovely frame!

9 Mar 2011 12:16am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I imagined something like this the other day. The skylight is an addition to what I imagined. ;-) A fine B&W.

9 Mar 2011 4:44am

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

perfect angle, so could get an idea about the hight in this hall!
great shot!

9 Mar 2011 7:47pm