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calr Jun 5, 2005 1:55 AM

I was shooting at the Stonehenge Monument replica in Southern Washington today and decided to do a couple shots for the challenge. It was a bright sunny day. The first two shots have white balance set to incandescent. The third has WB set to cloudy which is the setting I normally use outdoors.

The Stonehenge replica is located in Southern Central Washington on a high bluff overlooking the Columbia River. This one is made from concrete while the original in the UK is made from solid rock.

Nikon D100, Sigma 17-35mm lens, hand-held.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v9...tonehenge1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v9...tonehenge2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v9...tonehenge3.jpg

Cal Rasmussen

Carskick Jun 5, 2005 2:24 AM

While the incandescent mode is not accurate, I really like the color it made the stone and ground. If one did not know the actual color, they'd have no reason to believe it was incorrect.

Canna W Jun 5, 2005 7:52 AM

And I never knew Stonghenge started off looking like that!!!

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"Very interesting!

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"Caroline.

calr Jun 5, 2005 9:28 AM

I'll post more "normal" Stonehenge pictures in the architecture forum later today.

Cal

ELC Jun 5, 2005 11:41 PM

Like Carsick said, if one did not know the difference between the shots I sure would've gone with the first two shots and left it at that.

Stevekin Jun 8, 2005 12:58 PM

As usual Cal, I expect this'Stonehenge' is bigger than 'our' original :roll:;)

calr Jun 8, 2005 2:14 PM

Stevekin wrote:
Quote:

As usual Cal, I expect this 'Stonehenge' is bigger than 'our' original :roll:;)
As I understand it, it is the exact size of the original. See my Stonehenge album on Photobucket at the link below. There is a photo of a sign in front of the monument that gives information about it.

http://photobucket.com/albums/v92/calroger/Stonehenge/

Cal

Stevekin Jun 8, 2005 3:10 PM

It's OK Cal, I guessed it was the same, as it is a replica. Just teasing about everything being bigger in the States. Than here anyway. You know, bigger buildings, bigger cars, bigger burgers, bigger most everything :-)

Some great shots in your album Cal :cool:.

Stevekin.

Snood Jun 8, 2005 9:24 PM

Canna W wrote:
Quote:

And I never knew Stonghenge started off looking like that!!!
it's quite likely it didnt start off looking like that, it's highly possible/probably that stonehenge had another ring or 2 rings of piles but in wood, it's thought that there was almost a whole wooden building round it.

Paul


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