Light in the cloisters at Lancing College Chapel. The college sits proudly on a South Downs hill overlooking the River Adur in West Sussex, England. The chapel foundations were laid in 1868 and it was dedicated to St Mary and St Nicolas in 1911. The chapel is the largest school chapel in the world.
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GiovanniG (3000) 2013-01-05 2:32
What a special capture. The dynamic range could not be better and the colors are spot on.... Well done!
dkmurphys (52271) 2013-01-05 2:38
Very fine effects of the old arcades. The sunlight makes this scene even more attractive. Well seen!
wolf38 (31284) 2013-01-05 5:38
Hello Brian. Gothic architecture of the best. Fine composition, good use of light and instructive text.
Nicou (128930) 2013-01-05 6:09
quelle vue sur ce cloître merveilleux quels arches et image quelle vue et couleur superbe image avec la belle lumière.
Bravo et amitié
rychem (27504) 2013-01-05 8:36
Beautiful gothic gallery, the silence here is impressive, great light and perspective
Zucca (8) 2013-01-05 9:39
Great sharpness and depth of view, you chose a good angle to take your photo... I especially like how the light passes through the stained-glass windows, and colored reflections on the paved ground. Congratulations !
I wish you a happy new year !
JFS (32459) 2013-01-05 9:42
Great shot of this cloister, bon travail, it is not easy to shoot cloisters...So clean, so attractive!
All the best,
siudzi (34131) 2013-01-05 10:19
Wow! What a fantastic place you have found for taking this great image! Really like it. Its architecture is amazing with all details and design. The lights play perfectly here. Excellent work.
ACL1978 (7511) 2013-01-05 11:29
Wonderful use of the available light, Brian, with rich colors and a great low POV. Impressive to keep this much detail without allowing the shot to be washed out in the windows - really lovely work.
mkamionka (32367) 2013-01-05 12:58
I like the well balanced exposition here which was not easy due to the deep shades. The architectural details of the cloister are very impressive. You captured it from a nice angle. Very nicely enhanced details.
jjcordier (78388) 2013-01-05 22:11
Le cloître est beau, la composition bien pensée et la gestion de la lumière est excellente. Une très bonne photo de ce splendide endroit.
Silvio1953 (129368) 2013-01-06 0:34
Ciao Brian, great perspective on fascinating architecture, splendid light, wonderful warm colors and beautiful clarity, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio
Royaldevon (33061) 2013-01-06 2:26
Good Morning Brian,
Fine composition and repeating features draw the eye rapidly to the strongly positioned doorway.
I love the the contrasts of light and shadow as they manifest themselves on the floor.
Have a lovely Sunday,
brianmcc (6219) 2013-01-06 3:06
you have composed this picture perfectly to create a visually appealing image. the light and resulting colours are loveyl. you have achieved an excellent level of detail and sharpness here.
have a lovely weekend,
krzychu30 (15510) 2013-01-06 3:53
one word comes to my mind: gorgeous!The cloister itself is beautiful,but the way you composed it in combination with this lovely,soft light make your composition really fabulous.You captured excellently unique mood of this scene.
Have a nice sunday
HimalAnda (10227) 2013-01-06 6:53
Congratulations for the perfect light management! It should have not be so easy, but you managed to do it without tripod.
npecanhuk (69518) 2013-01-06 9:56
Very beautiful architectural details!
Very attractive picture!
Special regards to the management of light, colors, chosen pov and composition!
TFS - congrats,
marabu61 (9391) 2013-01-07 6:04
What a gorgeous light iluminating this cloister. a great composition, the cloister leading the eye diagonally through the frame, so sharp and clear with nice colors. Very nice photo indeed.
have a good day
macjake (60642) 2013-01-07 22:07
this one is certainly a wow shot for me!
really truly impressed with the sharpness, depth, clarity and just the overall look and feel to this one.
the lighting up on top is just superb!
emka (85255) 2013-01-08 14:35
I love such cloisters, always a great pleasure to make photos of them. Interesting asymmetrical composition, excellent sharpness and wonderful colours, as usual. Nice lights and shadows.
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-04-24
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony F20mm F2.8 SAL, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/100 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-01-05 1:52