Lying down on the Job – How I got the shot

By Ian Middleton

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Radovljica - Church of Saint Peter

Beautiful frescoes on the vaulted ceiling of Saint Peter's Church in Radovljica, Slovenia.
It’s often believed that photography is easy: just turn up and click the shutter, right? But 99% of the time that couldn’t be further from the truth. However, on this occasion it is hard to deny. For this photo, in which I was demonstrating how to photograph the beautiful vaulted ceiling at the Church of Saint Peter in Radovljica for students on my recent workshop, I had to lie down on the floor and setup my tripod in such a way that I could point the camera directly upwards. As we were indoors working in low light conditions a tripod was essential, and the best way to do it was to lie down. The perfect excuse!
Beautiful frescoes on the vaulted ceiling of Saint Peter’s Church in Radovljica, Slovenia.
Photographing the fresco in Saint Peter's Church in Radovljica.

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