Sanctuary

This is a beautiful chapel at College of the Ozarks in Hollister, Missouri. It's very peaceful and serene outside and inside.

The chapel this morning just after sunrise.

Merged three exposures with PSE 8 to get the balance of the interior with the windows and light.

Another merge to balance light inside and out. Not sure where the “slight image” at the lower left of the window came from, but I thought it added a “presence” to the chapel.

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    • # Jacki

      Excellent to merge photos for the interior! I've never done that but the result is exactly what one wants but can't get with a single shot!

      2010.03.01 Reply Cancel

    • # John Nelson

      These turned out great! Thanks for showing me around there...the campus is beautiful! Can't wait to see it in the Spring!

      2010.03.01 Reply Cancel

    • # Tracylynn Seeger

      Beautiful light in #1, and the merging has really made a nice image for #2 and #3. The 'ghost' image in #3 kind of looks like light coming in through another window opposite and hitting the wall maybe?

      2010.03.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Marsha

      These are all just beautiful, Larry. The light in #1 is just outstanding....love the angle in #2 and the peaceful feeling that exudes from the last one.

      2010.03.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Bwannadon

      Way to go Larry.... bustin out the HDR! These are great, number 2 is eye poppin! My PSE 3 won't do it, but Photomatix is on it's way. Did you autobracket or...?

      2010.03.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Kerri

      Wow Larry, the lighting in the first picture is fabulous! Is that edited, or did the sky really look like that behind the building? Just beautiful! (but of course, I have a thing for photos of churches hehe)

      2010.03.02 Reply Cancel

    • # Edgar Baird

      Fantastic shots Larry! I'm finding it quite impossible to pick a favorite here~I love the branches reaching for the church in 1 and the inviting composition and color of 2. number three exudes a warmth and silence-a place where one can just rest in silence.

      2010.03.03 Reply Cancel

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