Happy Halloween!

Another gargoyle shot from Notre Dame in Paris. Possibly my best photo from all this vacation.  Shot at max telephoto without a tripod, thanks to the great low-light capabilities of my new Sony a65 camera!  The only retouching I did was to crop the photo, slightly adjust the contrast on the moon’s face, and remove some color fringing. And add the discreet copyright notice on the top ledge.

- Fr. Matthew Green


About Matthew Green

I am an origami artist and photographer (and teacher of both), a blogger, a freelance translator, former philosophy professor, and I love to sing. You can see my photos on Flickr and buy prints of some of them on Fine Art America. You can find me on Instagram, Twitter (@mehjg), and in various and sundry other social media sites on the web.
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13 Responses to Happy Halloween!

  1. Thank you, this makes my Halloween!

  2. Cynthia Hill says:

    Terrific shot….that’s an award winner!

  3. Wow! Looks stunning even on my iPhone!

  4. Thanks for the compliments!

  5. Skip says:

    Excellent shot!

  6. Beth says:

    That shot gives me chills and makes me smile, all at the same time! Happy Halloween, all!

  7. Greg says:

    Nice shot, FG, and a great gargoyle series, they always make me smile. When my son was small he said he didn’t like cathedrals because the “argyles” were too scary. Actually I’ve seen some pretty scary argyles myself.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Wow! You always impress me with your photography! Great picture. Unbelieveable!

  9. Vicki says:

    Wow! You should enter that in a contest!

  10. RosaInGlousta says:

    Fantastic Shot–you Should enter it in a contest!

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