Capitol Dome, Inside Out

I mentioned yesterday that my family loves history. We also love (to a certain extent) politics and the way that governments work. You could probably already tell that by the different State House pictures I’ve taken.

We took a tour of the US Capitol when we lived in the DC area. FASCINATING and beautiful! So much detail was paid to every square inch. Here is the inside of the dome. So gorgeous.

The inside of the US Capitol dome is much prettier than it's new exterior. Not So SAHM
Capitol Dome, Inside Out – ProjectEdit365 – 04 Jan

I was curious as to what my camera settings were when I took this because everything seems to be in good focus. I was surprised to see that it was my old iPhone4! The original was a little dark though. I used the auto transform tool to straighten it some and then I cropped in so the roundness would be a little more centered. I increased the exposure, contrast, clarity, and lightened the shadows. I cooled the temp just a little and moved the tint towards the green. Here’s the original:

04jan

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