Somerville, New Jersey – Somerset County Court House (HDR)

From Somerville, New Jersey the Somerset County Courthouse is located right off main street.  Some famous trials here have been Mike Tyson and the Hall-Mills Murder trial in 1926.  Some info from the web:  The courthouse, built between 1907 and 1909 in the Palladian style and is faced with marble. The courthouse underwent a $US 6 million renovation between 1989 and 1996. Attached to the courthouse is the First Reformed Church which was built in 1898. It has served as the county’s Jury Assembly Room since it was renovated around 1985.

Talke Photography Settings:

  • Camera:  Nikon D300
  • Lens: Nikon 12-24 f/4.0
  • Setting: Aperture Mode
  • Focal Length: 17.0 mm
  • ISO: 200
  • Exposure:  HDR 7 exposures (+3 to -3)
  • Aperture:  f/22
  • Gear:  Tripod
  • Post Process: Adobe CS5, HDR Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro,   Photo Tools 2.6
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7 comments on “Somerville, New Jersey – Somerset County Court House (HDR)

  1. Jim Nix says:

    Not sure I canput my finger on it, but looking at the photo I can tell this was done with HDR Efex Pro. I just love that software, it’s so awesome. Great shot Pete, well done! Jim

  2. atmtx says:

    Interesting how this modern building is glommed on to the side of the old structure.

  3. Kristi Hines says:

    Very nice! My eyes are drawn right up to the statue at the top of the building!

  4. theaterwiz says:

    Nice one Pete, sweet textures on the building

  5. cena srebra says:

    cena srebra…

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