The Washington National Cathedral – the bare limbs on the trees looked like evil arms reaching towards the majestic cathedral. Construction of the cathedral began in 1907 and was not completed until 1990. Taken 3/28/11 on a roadtrip with Sneffy (Shelley) and BigD to Washington DC, USA


  • 4/2/11 ~ Enhanced Photos
  • 3/29/11 ~ Churches, Statues and Crosses
  • 3/30/11 ~ Quality Layered Work & HDR

Canon EOS 60D, Sigma 10-20mm lens
HDR in Photomatix Pro, 3 exposures -2, 0, +2
Layered with cardboard, contrast adjustments, dodging and burning in Adobe Photoshop


  • Polly x
    Polly xalmost 4 years ago

  • julie08
    julie08almost 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot :)

  • Thank you very much Julie!!!

    – Lori Deiter

  • PirminNohr
    PirminNohralmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful! Great POV again and a very good processing. The title is perfect!

  • Thank you Pirmin!!

    – Lori Deiter

  • Jan Pudney
    Jan Pudneyalmost 4 years ago

    Love the tones and how the branches have a 3D effect.

  • Thank you very much Jan!!!

    – Lori Deiter

  • garts
    gartsalmost 4 years ago

    Great work, love the result.

  • Thank you Garts!

    – Lori Deiter

  • Shelley Neff
    Shelley Neffalmost 4 years ago

    This is spectacular! I love what you did with this image in post-processing!! Fantastic work Lori!!!!

  • Thank you Shelley!!! I remembered this shot…. and looked for it. I knew when I took it, it was one of my favs of the day….. I just loved those branches.

    – Lori Deiter

  • John Schneider
    John Schneideralmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous work! – John

  • Thank you very much John!

    – Lori Deiter

  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 4 years ago

    yes they do, quite menacing

  • Thank you Lynn!!!!

    – Lori Deiter

  • Sharon Batdorf
    Sharon Batdorfalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent Lori!!! Love the processing!!

  • Thank you Sharon!!!

    – Lori Deiter

  • ck00
    ck00almost 4 years ago

    love the title!!!! great image!!!!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Lori Deiter

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