Ely Cathedral in 4 sections

Ely Cathedral

This photograph consists of 4 high resolution digital files; they have been combined to create a highly detailed recording of the Gothic cathedral of Ely. This image can be printed to poster scale without loss of resolution. The sky has been removed to create a strong graphic quality and to focus attention on the rich shapes and elaborate structure of the façade.

The Octagon

You have to lie flat on your back to get this shot….or have a very fancy tripod…I chose to be flat on my back….not the most comfortable position! 🙂

The timber octagon that sits on the tower of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity at Ely is one of the greatest engineering feats of the Middle Ages. Completed in 1334, it weighs around 400 tons. 

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Ely Cathedral from the Great Ouse

This is one of a series of photographic images on display at the Babylon Gallery in Ely, Cambridgeshire. The Exhibition will be on for 5 weeks from 9th July.  See works in a variety of mediums and genres from a range of artists and designers.

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Tansubstantiation

Tansubstantiation

This is an image taken of Ely Cathedral on a cold, damp November evening. Final editing consists of tonal and colour adjustments.  'Built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward The Wake, Ely Cathedral stands as a fine example of William's devotion to his Religion and to his overwhelming victory for the Heart's and Minds of that mixed of all races called the britons'.  'Less well known is that
This is an image taken of Ely Cathedral, shrouded in fog on a cold, damp November evening. Editing consists of tonal and colour adjustments.
‘Built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward The Wake, Ely Cathedral stands as a fine example of William’s devotion to his Religion and to his overwhelming victory for the Heart’s and Minds of that mixed of all races called the britons’.
‘Less well known is that “The Lord Protector”, OLIVER CROMWELL closed the Cathedral for 10 years, or thereabouts, due to a falling out with the local (Catholic) Clergy. Cromwell used it as a stable for his Calvary Horses’!