St. Pauls Cathedral is one of the taller and most impressive buildings in London, and certainly its most impressive church in terms of stature. The huge dome dominates the cityscape on the northern side of the Thames. The current version of the building was built in 1708 and was largely spared during WW2 during the blitz raids. A team was regularly assembled during the Nazi bombings to put out incendiary bombs that would fall during the night. The church, designed by Sir Christopher Wren is 111 metres tall and houses the remains of Lord Nelson and the Duke of Wellington in its underground crypts. It is a must see for any visitor; both a visit to the inside to witness incredible furnishings and internal architecture and to the roof (golden gallery) to observe some of the best views of the English capital.
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francio64 (39888) 2012-09-27 5:04
ottimo POV sulla famosa St. Paul's of London.
Ottima la gestione della luce, belli i colori.
mesutilgim (96718) 2012-09-27 11:22
Very nice capture of this great cathedral in London with perfect pov and perfect ligth management.
Nice blue sky as perfect background.
TFS and best regards
rbassin (24125) 2012-09-27 12:04
Belle présentation de la cathédrale St Paul's,
lumière et contrastes sont agréables.
Tu aurais pu par exemple redresser les lignes de perspective du bâtiment sur le côté.
janjan1897 (2301) 2012-09-27 13:37
A very good composition of this iconic dome standing out bright white against the deep blue of the sky and surrounded by the greenery. Your POV and low angle view make it even more impressive. Perfectly executed and composed view. A fine piece of photography.
pajaran (64374) 2012-09-27 21:38
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst o katedrali ...
Lep pogled na park sa zelenim drvece i cvecem, na Katedralu.
Dobra ostrina, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lep park i arhitektura.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
Very interesting and good article on the cathedral ...
A nice view of the park with green trees and flowers, the Cathedral.
Good sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good composition, nice park and architecture.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best.
jhm (157854) 2012-09-28 4:54
These picture is very nice taken, perhaps one advice, I would the verical perspect simple adjust with a tool od photoshop.
But I like your picture also on these way.
The WAR II was for London a very heavy moment 62000 victims and a lot wounded.
Excellent perspective and depth image.
Very well composition, sharpness and clarity are perfect. TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
williewhistler (16412) 2012-09-28 11:01
I like your view point,the inclusion of the bushes and trees help to add extra interest to this iconic building.
Good crisp details and believable colours,nice one.
All the best Les.
mvdisco (17794) 2012-09-28 19:04
Excellent point of view and composition of the St.Pauls Cathedral in London,
Beautiful architecture and details with a nice blue sky,
Very well taken and done Matt,,
good notes of the sujet,
beautiful vivid colors and tone,
- Copyright: Matthew Watt (Matthew-Watt) (5934)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: CANON EOS 550D, Canon EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS, Hoya 58mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-09-27 2:48