Monday, October 26, 2009

Double View

Statue of Saint Paul, St Paul's Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, London
Statue of Saint Paul, St Paul's Cathedral
Ludgate Hill, London, October 2009

VP, St Paul's Cathedral, Ludgate Hill, London
VP in search of “support” for the above picture
Photo by Trillian


Jacob said...

Good shot, Trillian. Why did he need support? Was it dark at St. Paul's Cathedral?

Nice photo, VP! Well lighted for sure.

Isn't it amazing how we have statues of people of whom we have no knowledge other than a few writings in ancient books? No one knew or knows what the guy they call St. Paul looked like? But there he is, in cross and glory!

I find that funny.

Are you having fun yet?

Tinsie said...

Fab double view! How are you enjoying London? I'm loving Italy :-)

cieldequimper said...

Looks like the weather isn't too bad! Great double shot but yes, it looks bright enough so why the support?

Vogon Poet said...

The statue, on top of a pillar, was in shadow and I was zooming at least at 10X. The shot was 1/100 and, even with the stabilizer, it was too risky. I rarely set the ISO more than 80 because I don't like grainy photo, so I am often in search of support...

Vogon Poet said...

@ Tinsie - The weather is very good, lots of new buildings since last year, the actual exchange rate helps!

Malyss said...

There's a real collection of benches there! Maybe too much?..I wonder if there are times in the year when they are full of people?

PS: always interesting to see a photograph in action! Ü

PERBS said...

Oh, I am in shock that malyss would say there might be too many benches in one place. NEVER! They are beautiful, sturdy, well designed benches! Thanks for sharing! I almost missed them because I thought you sent me just one link, not three. On to find the third one this morning in a glut of joy! Thank you!

tapirgal said...

Wonderful. The photographer in a sea of benches. I would do well to follow his example. I often shoot on the run, or quickly so I don't lose "someone" in the crowd ahead of me or around a corner.