Posted on May.12, 2009, under Ann Arbor, Architecture, Michigan, University of Michigan

(Olympus E-3, 7-14mm at 7mm (2x crop factor), ISO 500, exposure 1/400 sec @ f/10)

This shot shows the main entrance to the Law Quad at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This particular building is known as the Lawyers Club, and is a dormitory for students attending the law school. The building was constructed in 1924 and was funded entirely by a gift from William Cook, a graduate of the UM Law School.

The picture was taken with an Olympus E-3 with a 7-14mm lens. The image was processed in Photoshop CS4 using the Topaz Adjust filter to bring out a bit more color in the stone and Topaz DeNoise to remove some minor noise. The image was cropped in from the side a bit to create better balance between building and sky.

Comments and feedback welcome.

Image and text Copyright © 2009 James W. Howe – All rights reserved

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  • Ilan says:
    Saw the photo when you first tweeted about it, and just now got few spare moment to comment –
    I love the angle you used her, giving the building an almost intimidating appearance that dissolves with the beautiful colors we get from the skies 🙂
  • Hello James,
    I work for a design company called Eleni Interiors and we would love to purchase this photo from you in 4’x8′ size or just the digital file so we can send to a company to put on acrylic and stand offs for a project in the Ann Arbor area.
    please contact me back through email:
    or phone number 630-718-1800.
    Hope to here from you soon.

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