From the lovely Colorado Springs, CO you can find the beautiful AF Academy Cadet Chapel. Drive into the grounds (just takes a few minutes from the highway) and you come across the grounds of the Academy. Find a parking spot and just a few steps away, this super cool church stands out and draws in your attention immediately! Some info from the web: The Cadet Chapel was designed specifically to house three distinct worship areas under a single roof. Inspired by chapels at Sainte-Chapelle in France and the Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi in Italy, architect Walter Netsch stacked the spaces on two main levels. The Protestant nave is located on the upper level, while the Catholic and Jewish chapels and a Buddhist room are located beneath it. Beneath this level is a larger room used for Islamic services and two meeting rooms. Each chapel has its own entrance, and services may be held simultaneously without interfering with one another.
My copy of Perfect Photo Suite 6 just arrived!! Download a trial for free or buy/upgrade a copy today!! Will give you a full review in a week!! It contains:
Perfect Portrait 1 – used it last nite….awesome!!!
Perfect Layers 2
Perfect Effect 3
Perfect Mask 5
Perfect Resize 7
Focal Point 2
Photo Frame 4
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During my visit to San Antonio to attend Imaging USA…I mentioned to Chris that we stop by Sunset Station. It is just minutes from downtown. We arrived early so we could not get into the restaurant to shoot the famous stair shot. Next time. I had seen that they have this old train out front and the sun was just coming out from the clouds, so I set my tripod low and grabbed this angle. I thought a little texture, gritty noise and a hue change might suit the photo. It was the only photo I took of the train. Not bad. I have some other ideas for this location next visit!
Here is a different type HDR for me. I usually do not post the moody style HDR’s, but decided to give it a try. I added a Holga preset to get to above effect. I enjoy seeing photos of those moody dilapidated building rooms…with junk all over. One day I will find some! Austin is not an old industrial area….so maybe I’ll have to hit something like and old steel mill in Pittsburgh one day. If anyone knows of an area like this in or near Austin…let me know!