Montpelier was the lifelong home of James Madison, president of the United States, Father of the Constitution, and architect of the Bill of Rights. The 2,650-acre estate is nestled in the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains, four miles south of Orange, Virginia. President Madison did some of his most important work at Montpelier, including researching the ideals that became the Constitution of the United States of America.

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Montpelier is listed in U.S. National Register of Historic Places as U.S. National Historic Landmark
Added to NRHP: October 15, 1966 1
Designated NHL: December 19, 1960 2
NRHP Reference#: 66000843

Camera info
Canon EOS Rebel T1i
Tamron 18-275mm lens
F-stop f/11
Exposure 1/250
ISO 100
Focus 39mm

HDR data
tripod, 3 RAW images +2 to -2, Photomatrix Pro 3.2


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  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture and write up. Looks very beautiful with the surrounding snow.

  • ECH52
    ECH52over 4 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 4 years ago

    Beautiful HDR finish on this gorgeous image!

  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    well captured Terence

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