The Meadow Building Christ Church Oxford by John Hare
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The Meadow Building (known as “Meadows” to undergraduates) is part of Christ Church, Oxford, England, looking out onto Christ Church Meadow. It was built in 1863 to the designs of Sir Thomas Deane in the Venetian style (favoured by the famous Christ Church art historian John Ruskin). Single rooms in the Meadow Building look out over either the college or the Christ Church Meadow, although originally, college undergraduates would be given a suite of rooms with views overlooking both sides. Recent building work has converted most of these rooms to ensuite while leaving one staircase, which is primarily non-residential, as was.
When it was first built, the relative distance of the Meadow Building from the more fashionable Peckwater and Canterbury Quads meant that it was considered the least desirable accommodation in college.

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Three RAW exposure HDR in photomatix with topaz adjustments and other minor adjustments in photoshop.

Nikon D5000 Sigma 10mm-20mm @ 10mm. ISO 400, ev +/-2 from f7.1.

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John enjoys capturing images mainly around his home in the North West of England with a leaning towards land and seascapes. John also enjoys using modern processing techniques designed to give images a more in-depth feel to them. John is happy to discuss individual customers image requests.

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  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchover 3 years ago

    fabulous work John

  • Thanks Sarah a lovely place to wander around with a camera.

    – John Hare

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 3 years ago

    What an amazing looking building, nicely done John!

  • Thanks Shaun Oxford is a superb place to visit.

    – John Hare

  • snapitnc
    snapitncover 3 years ago

    cracking image john,you made a great job of it,cheers mike

  • Cheers Mike, it is a massive frontage, thank goodness for wide angle lenses!

    – John Hare

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 3 years ago

    fabulous capture and treatment dear John.x

  • Thanks Catherine, superb place to visit. Sadly most of the buildings were closed that day.

    – John Hare

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