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St Vitus: Window Screen

Posted by
MadScientist (Düsseldorf, Germany) on 12 October 2010 in Art & Design.

The gilded window screen at St Vitus' southern tower (J. Schmidthammer, 1568-1573).

Phil D. Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Magnificent detail and very beautiful in black and white.
The detail is astonishing.

12 Oct 2010 5:28am

@Phil D. Morris: Black and White saved my day. :-)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The contrast and sharpness here make me feel we are seeing this like never before . . almost forensic.

12 Oct 2010 6:18am

@Ronnie 2¢: This makes me smile - the forensic photography of Mad Scientist. :-D

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Great detail, and love the processing.

12 Oct 2010 2:32pm

@Andrea: Many thanks, Andrea!

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

fantastically detailed did it look in colour?

12 Oct 2010 4:46pm

@Ted: Golden! But it was a rather dull day and contrast was meagre.

Jen from Alpharetta, United States


13 Oct 2010 12:39am

@Jen: And big: 10m huge at least.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

What ornate filigree that you've captured here! Really stands out against the stone.

13 Oct 2010 3:09am

@Steven: Only through B/W: the original shot looks much more flat.

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Excellent processing! I think you gave new life to the walls and the filigreed window!

13 Oct 2010 3:55am

@Japanalia: I had to - it was a cloudy day and contrasts were lousy! :-)

Two Shoot from Salt Lake City, United States

Great capture. Strong image.

13 Oct 2010 4:20am

@Two Shoot: Thank you very much, Two Shoot!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful contrast, the BW goes very well on those old stones.

16 Oct 2010 7:03am

@akarui: Thanks a lot, Olivier!