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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen



Inside the massive Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

Inside the massive Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.
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Contest Finalist in Ceilings Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in High Ceilings Photo Contest
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Capture Minimalism Photo ContestTop 30 class week 1
Low Vantage Points Photo ContestTop 30 class
Low Vantage Points Photo ContestTop 30 class week 2
Low Vantage Points Photo ContestTop 30 class week 1
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High Ceilings Photo ContestTop 10 class

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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken inside the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Rouen in France.
Time
It was early afternoon. We just finished lunch before touring the Cathedral.
Lighting
No, just the bright afternoon sun coming through the stained glass windows.
Equipment
Nikon D750/24-120mm lens. No flash, no other equipment.
Inspiration
I have a simple shooting style and that is SLS. This means Stop, Look and Shoot. So, I observe my surrounding until I see something that I feel is worth photographing. When I entered this Cathedral the first thing I noticed was that it was so big. I even checked for a bus to take me to the front alter. There wasn't one so I started my trek. About halfway up the church, I noticed the first alter and decided to take a break. I was admiring how people could have constructed such massive buildings and that's when I looked up. I noticed the simplistic, artistic, complexity of the tower and thought this needs to be shot. And I did.
Editing
I straightened the photo sightly. I was lying on the floor to get the shot but had to rush a bit because there was several tour groups right behind our group and I was blocking the Aisle.
In my camera bag
Nikon D850 or D750 with an attached normal or wide angle lens or a medium zoom lens with a longe telephoto lens. Plus the usual camera bag Items.
Feedback
My only advice is simply try to replicate the photo and then do your own thing in recreating similar photos, I teach cooking classes to veterans. And I always tell them the first time they try a recipe to create it exactly as they found it. Then each time they try the recipe again do something to enhance it and make it better. That's the only way you will become a better cook, and photographer,

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