Tuesday, August 15, 2006

A GLIMPSE OF MY TOWN TUESDAYS -- Abingdon Episcopal Church




25 Comments:

Blogger micki said...

A little history again from my town. General George Washington attended this church whenever he was in the area. It’s about a ten minute drive from my little home in the woods.

Abingdon Episcopal Church 1
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Fuji HQ ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 1/250
Aperture Setting - f-6.7 Aperture Mode
Lens - Sigma 170-500mm zoom lens @ 500mm
Polarizer Filter
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

Abingdon Episcopal Church 2
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Fuji HQ ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 1/125
Aperture Setting - f-6.7 Program Mode
Lens - Sigma 170-500mm zoom lens @ 500mm
Polarizer Filter
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

Abingdon Episcopal Church 3
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Fuji HQ ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 1/8
Aperture Setting - f-22 Aperture Mode
Lens - Sigma 24mm lens I bought used from B&H Photo
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

Abingdon Episcopal Church 4
Camera - Konica Minolta 70
Film - Fuji HQ ISO 100
Shutter Speed - 1/90
Aperture Setting - f-6.7 Program Mode
Lens - Sigma 24mm lens I bought used from B&H Photo
Scanning Method - My scan from my cheap little hp officejet 5510v all-in-one copy/scanner/faxer/printer

Things I’m Thankful to Cliff For… Teaching our dog how to eat green beans from a fork.

8:42 AM  
Blogger Stardog Champion said...

It's always fun to have some interesting pieces of history in your town like that. It's such a beautiful-looking church too.

Oh yeah, thank you so much for all your comments on my blog. I hope you come back for more!

9:02 AM  
Blogger Don said...

An interesting series. Especially with the history.
A quaint and appealing church which seems to nestle in among the trees.

9:23 AM  
Anonymous John said...

I wonder if the original inhabitants came from Oxfordshire, as Abingdon is in that county. Nice series.

10:09 AM  
Anonymous Suby said...

My favourite shot by far is the 2nd image. now that to me is a stonking stonking shot.

Suby

10:37 AM  
Anonymous suresh said...

I love the 2nd shot very much. WOW, the DOF is really very nice. Good Work and well done.

11:39 AM  
Anonymous Karl Baumann said...

That's interesting, in my hometown the classical composer "Bach" worked for several years and "Goethe" was also there for many years and wrote his "Faust". :-)

12:05 PM  
Blogger Azhar said...

Excpet the 2nd one : just OK.

12:05 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

There is no history like that where I live. When things get old they tear them down. Not so much in the larger cities but diffently where I am.

12:07 PM  
Anonymous Otto K. said...

I like these views into the history of a place. I particularly like the second image, very well done.

12:35 PM  
Anonymous Ashish Sidapara said...

Nice series, love the 2nd (very crisp and nice dof) and the 4th(shadows ofcourse!) image.

1:53 PM  
Blogger PlasticTV said...

That looks like a magnificent tree to climb on, though i'm not sure if climbing a tree in the jurisdiction of the church is forbidden. :p

1:58 PM  
Anonymous Alicia said...

What an interesting tree. The photo almost looks like a painting. Lovely use of shape.

3:32 PM  
Blogger Monterey John said...

My goodness, that oak is OLD! Love getting a sense of your town. Looks like the Anglicans arrived early.

3:40 PM  
Anonymous Still said...

A nice series . I like the strong trunk. It kept the memory of the past time...

4:10 PM  
Anonymous AG said...

#2 is an exceptional image but there is history running thru all four. All 350 years of it. I wonder if that tree was there from the start . . .

4:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great history stuff!
Must be alot of good vibes going on around there.
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5:53 PM  
Anonymous outdoorexposure said...

i like the old typeface on the sign...also the big tree wt nice contrast of light and shadow:-)) lovely capture!

6:47 PM  
Blogger Ash said...

Nice post Micki..Love the second image!

7:59 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

Neat info!! Love to read the history about a shot. good job.

9:41 PM  
Blogger manju said...

As always, nice series. 2nd one is great.

12:54 AM  
Blogger Tony said...

hay Micki, your place is really old... you have real history too... but when i saw Abingdon, I thought you had been visiting the UK. Abingdon is about an hours drive away from me...

Great shots of the place...

3:53 AM  
Blogger frame of mind said...

As always, a treat to see more views of your photo turf - the tree in the last shot is quite photogenic. I'm imagining a similar shot in b/w - the light possibilities! You simply must revisit that tree...

6:32 AM  
Anonymous Bob said...

I believe somewhere buried deep in my archive of slides I have pictures taken of this church in the mid 1970's! I recall a trip up the middle neck one summer where we stopped at virtually every roadside historic marker (there sure are lots of them in Virginia).

7:53 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

I also like the second shot best in this series. I do love to "visit" your town.

the tree looks huge, is it very old?

10:16 AM  

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