Category Archives: religious architecture

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

I was not sure where I was going to go with this one, after seeing Amy’s wonderful images of Macchu Picchu, and then Tina’s images also from ancient worlds of Petra, Ankor Wat and Akko and The Great Wall of

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #35: Architecture

I was not sure where I was going to go with this one, after seeing Amy’s wonderful images of Macchu Picchu, and then Tina’s images also from ancient worlds of Petra, Ankor Wat and Akko and The Great Wall of

One Word Sunday: Contrast

What kind of contrast to choose? I wanted to use recent images, not trawl the archive –  so here are two. First, the contrast between a venerable old church and some ugly, new brash graffiti: ….and now for the contrast

One Word Sunday: Contrast

What kind of contrast to choose? I wanted to use recent images, not trawl the archive –  so here are two. First, the contrast between a venerable old church and some ugly, new brash graffiti: ….and now for the contrast

The 1524 cloister of Lamego cathedral

  In my post One / 160 we see a man walking in an old cloister, but don’t see much of the cloister. This was the 1524 cloister at Lamego cathedral. Often, when I have visited such places the light

The 1524 cloister of Lamego cathedral

  In my post One / 160 we see a man walking in an old cloister, but don’t see much of the cloister. This was the 1524 cloister at Lamego cathedral. Often, when I have visited such places the light

Those distant Azulejos at Lamego

In my last post, I referred to some marvellous Azulejos at Our Lady of the Remedies, Lamego, that I missed through infirmity, shall we say. I was determined to get some form of image, so walked a little way up

Those distant Azulejos at Lamego

In my last post, I referred to some marvellous Azulejos at Our Lady of the Remedies, Lamego, that I missed through infirmity, shall we say. I was determined to get some form of image, so walked a little way up

One / 174

A diminutive lone figure strides out amidst monumental stonework and some topiary. An image taken from the terrace of Our Lady of the Remedies, Lemego, Portugal.  I liked the geometry of those stairs and the size of the architecture. Alas,

One / 174

A diminutive lone figure strides out amidst monumental stonework and some topiary. An image taken from the terrace of Our Lady of the Remedies, Lemego, Portugal.  I liked the geometry of those stairs and the size of the architecture. Alas,

One Word Sunday: Old

Well, what to post – I have tons of images of old things! Many of which are ruined or at the very least decayed….but here is old and rather lovely – the 13th Century Benedictine cloister at Monreale, Sicily. Many

One Word Sunday: Old

Well, what to post – I have tons of images of old things! Many of which are ruined or at the very least decayed….but here is old and rather lovely – the 13th Century Benedictine cloister at Monreale, Sicily. Many

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 2

I vividly recall taking this photograph on Crete around 30 years ago. The heat, the view, the scents of wild herbs…..and looking down into this valley, noticing the tiny chapel and seeing two priests step out and walk up the

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 2

I vividly recall taking this photograph on Crete around 30 years ago. The heat, the view, the scents of wild herbs…..and looking down into this valley, noticing the tiny chapel and seeing two priests step out and walk up the