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Another Cathedral panorama! This time Truro Cathedral, Cornwall, England. This was taken whilst on The Great West Country Getaway on wet day when Anna and myself were joined by Tina and Dave for a trip to Truro.
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This image is a 50% reduction of the original for perhaps a better view on RB. Original size 36ins high x 29ins wide.
The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Truro is an Anglican cathedral located in the city of Truro, Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. It was built in the Gothic Revival architectural style fashionable during the period, and is one of only three cathedrals in the United Kingdom with three spires.
The See (or Diocese)of Truro was established in 1876 and the first Bishop Edward White Benson consecrated in 1877: this was the first cathedral to be built on a new site in England since Salisbury Cathedral in 1220. Construction began in 1880 on the site of the sixteenth-century parish church (St Mary the Virgin) to a design by the architect John Loughborough Pearson, a leading figure of the 19th century Gothic Revival. The design combines the Early English style with certain French characteristics, chiefly spires and rose windows. Truro’s resemblance to Lincoln Cathedral is not coincidental: Pearson had been appointed as Lincoln’s Cathedral Architect and the first Bishop of Truro, Edward Benson, had previously been Canon Chancellor at Lincoln. The central tower and spire stands 250 feet (76 m) tall, while the western towers reach to 200 feet (61 m).
30 original frames in RAW, saved as TIFF stitched in Autopano Pro, created 3 images exposures -2,0 and +2 EV’s, tonemapped in Photomatix, cropped and processed in CS4
Canon 400D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM lens at 28mm. ISO 400,f8. Nodal Ninja 3 Pano Head and tripod used.
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