Pointing to Heaven

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© David Bowden
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UploadedApril 11, 2009
TakenFebruary 8, 2007
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D200
Exposure1/25 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
ISO100
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The United States Airforce Academy Chapel, located in Boulder Colorado. This is an all-faith chapel.

Designed by Walter A. Netsch of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago (SOM)

This shot is only the top of the 150' tall structure. Cropped slightly above the doors, I was looking to emphasize the spire at the entry and the steel architectural details.

I took this shot in 2007 while visiting the school. This architectural element is one of the most photographed in the country and is a beautiful piece of architecture. If you are in the area, I highly recommend visiting the school and looking at the chapel.

UPDATE: This image is being published in the OneExposure Photo Album for 2009. I have submitted over 40 images to OneExposure and only two have been selected for publication. I was real happy to see something make it. Now if I could just get a shot selected here :-)

15 responses

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    Beautiful compo.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    Wonderful lines and patterns! Great mono!

  • jan cain

    jan cain gave props (24 Apr 2009):

    bravo!

  • rebecca joelson

    rebecca joelson said (3 Jun 2009):

    perfection.

  • Brian Duffy

    Brian Duffy gave props (5 Jun 2009):

    Great tones.

  • Danny Diaz

    Danny Diaz (Deleted) said (24 Jul 2009):

    looks almost hand drawn, very beautiful.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Simply amazing capture Dave

  • Daniel Angeles

    Daniel Angeles gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Fantastic,love the lines. great shot.

  • Eric Politzer

    Eric Politzer said (27 Jul 2009):

    OMG, it's Darth Vadar's helmet! very cool capture in all due seriousness!

  • Margaret Waage

    Margaret Waage said (19 Aug 2009):

    Looks like an illustratin. Like the clean lines and compostion.

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio   gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    perfect symmetry, great exposure and clarity.

  • Abdullateef Al-Fouraih

    Abdullateef Al-Fouraih gave props (18 Jun 2011):

    wow this increadable amazing photo

  • Niharika Sanyal

    Niharika Sanyal gave props (22 Sep 2011):

    Looks like a sketch! Lovely

  • ana marques

    ana marques gave props (24 Sep 2011):

    Spectacular!

  • Abdullateef Al-Fouraih

    Abdullateef Al-Fouraih gave props (11 Dec 2012):

    sooo amazing

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