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Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
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Challenge: Churches II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-6D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Canada, Montreal
Date: Nov 9, 2014
Aperture: 16.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 6
Date Uploaded: Nov 9, 2014

Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde) is a minor basilica in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and the seat of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Montreal. It is the third largest church in Quebec after St. Joseph's Oratory (also in Montreal) and the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré east of Quebec City. The building is 101 m (333 ft) in length, 46 m (150 ft) in width, and a maximum height of 77 m (252 ft) at the cupola, the diameter of which is 23 m (75 ft).

mode detail : //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary,_Queen_of_the_World_Cathedral

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09/09/2015 06:28:38 AM
*Hello from Sid and the Critique Club*

An impressive image that meets the challenge fully.

This is certainly a very colourful image of an elaborately adorned location of worship that undoubtedly fulfils the challenge. For this sort of image to work at its very best it needs absolutely perfect symmetry and although you have got very close to that goal it is not quite there. You are just a fraction too far over to the right, although its very marginal it is noticeable to anyone who would look closely enough, but fortunately that is probably not the case for the majority of your viewers here. I can't quite be sure but there also feels a very slight tilt to the right.

You have done well to control the exposure the way you have, its good. I think your aperture is probably smaller than you actually needed, assuming you are at the 24mm end you would have a larger DOF anyway and I think you may have managed with f8, certainly f11 which have given you about 1s+ shutter speed which would have sharpened your moving person much better and made him less distracting. You do, of course, have plenty of scope with your ISO too which even at 400 would have eliminated any movement completely.

Nicely done, thanks for your submission and apologies for the delayed critique, as they say, 'better late than never', or at least I hope it is, Sid
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/15/2014 12:20:54 AM
.Well managed dynamic range here, and good composition, but I'm distracted by the blurred person at the right
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11/13/2014 01:15:52 PM
This is beautifully crisp, symmetrical and warm
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