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Softglow

Durham Cathedral

The weather in Durham has been pretty good recently. I took the above photo last week on a short break from revision (one of many!). Whilst it’s a fairly stereotypical shot of the Cathedral I quite like the composition with the tree leaves silhouetted in the foreground. I’ve desaturated the shot from the colour original and used a ‘softglow’ filter to make the whole thing stand out more – you can see this better on the higher-res version.

At 11am tomorrow the exam nightmare will be over and I’ll be free forever from formal education (in theory at least!) so a small moment to mark in the history books! Expect more soon, very soon…

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Originally from the UK, David is designer and wanderer currently based in Tokyo. Prior to this, he lived in China and still returns frequently to continue exploring this vast and varied land. He started Randomwire in 2003 to chronicle his travels and occasional musings. Feel free to drop him a line.

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