The Palace of Justice is Belgium’s supreme court of law.
Measuring 20,000 square metres, the building was designed by architect Joseph Poelaert, who died 4 years before its completion in 1883. The style is described as Assyro-Babylonian, a mixture of different styles. The building is about 3 times the size of the Royal Palace and was commissioned by Leopold II, one of the first Kings of Belgium; it took 20 years to complete and cost about $300 million in today’s terms. More on brussels.info
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lousat (67057) 2012-08-05 1:54
Hi Malgo,great capture at the top of quality,and isn't easy a perfection of details and colors like this,you manage very well the light for the best result,magnificent architechture,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
tedesse (24298) 2012-08-05 2:05
Wspaniale prezentuje siê Palac Sprawiedliwosci w zlocistych odcieniach. Doskonaly POV i symetria.
mauro61 (52623) 2012-08-05 2:18
immagine tecnicamente ben eseguita con la perfetta resa delle verticali.
Luce ben gestita in interni con una ottima definizione dei vari particolari,
williewhistler (10859) 2012-08-05 2:22
high quality this indeed,beautiful symmetry and graphics with well handled exposure levels revealing every intricate detail,the colours are gorgeous right down to the splash of red on the lady entering the frame.
A stunning photograph.Well done.
timecapturer (40234) 2012-08-05 2:48
gold is certainly the word here. Amazing light and superbly detailed shot. Your light management is perfect and the overall effect so striking. Wonderful image.
Enjoy your Sunday - Brian.
dkmurphys (44082) 2012-08-05 2:53
Impressive interior. I didn't had the chance to see inside because of the working in progress. Well taken, have a nice Sunday.
SnapRJW (26074) 2012-08-05 3:04
Beautifully managed and a warm and attractive interior Malgorzata. Your POV does credit to the vastness of the space. I can almost hear the lady's shoes click-clacking as she walks across the marble floor. Super. Warm regards rosemary
GREGG (7804) 2012-08-05 3:37
kolejne śliczne ujęcie wnętrza ciekawej budowli
Stajesz się specjalistką od wnętrz :)
snunney (75070) 2012-08-05 4:36
A splendid capture of this magnificent interior. The vertical format is very well chosen to emphasise the height of the ceiling. Perfectly exposed with lovely warm tones and very good sharpness. Well done.
Sergiom (48930) 2012-08-05 5:02
Quel impressionnant palais de justice. Quand le juge frappe de son maillet, cela doit se répercuter sur tous les murs. Une très belle composition.
jhm (130620) 2012-08-05 5:04
You has a lot happiness for take pictures in The Palace of Justice, almost becomes this always forbidden through police.
Wonderful interior image, when I bring a visit to Brussels I shall again try.
Excellent colors, nice presentation.
Lovely composition, very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
saxo042 (35170) 2012-08-05 5:25
A very warm and golden colour in this picture. A very impressive building and a fine inclusion of people around.
i9l2y1m8a8t3 (4620) 2012-08-05 6:22
Beautiful and very quintessential! Love the rich golden tones, the clarity and sharpness! well handled and captured image with a strong sense of balance and symmetry! Bravo!
PS- did you use a tripod for this one?
Nicou (109629) 2012-08-05 6:31
quel palace et iamge sueprbe vue et compo quelle maîtrise des tons et cette architecture tout en rectange , ce sole avec la rosace ronde et le carré une merveille.
Bravo et maitié
Budapestman (82620) 2012-08-05 6:32
a fantastic interior photo with beautiful lights, the composition is very nice. Elegant and imposing interior photo, Tfs! Have a nice Sunday! Kellemes Vasárnapot kívánok!
cornejo (24573) 2012-08-05 10:08
Malgo Hello, very nice shot of this interesting, beautiful and great hall of the palace, very good pov, good sharpness, depth, light and color. Very good and nice job well done, congratulations my friend. Tfs. Good afternoon and happy week.
Best regards and best wishes.
rychem (15412) 2012-08-05 10:32
Piekny hol, przeogromny, a taka piekna posadzke mozna ocenic tylko z gory
ines8 (5986) 2012-08-05 11:29
Hi, dear Malgorzata,
Wonderful golden interior picture, i love it a lot, a very nice realisation.
mesutilgim (75524) 2012-08-05 13:54
Very nice interior capture with perfect pov and light management.
It's ironical that people spends so much money for a justice pallace ! But thats the reality throughout the world.
TFS and best regards
Alco (5854) 2012-08-05 20:26
Amazing shot of that palace.The architecture is very nice.You managed the light perfectly.I like the gold color of the place.The picture is very sharp and we can appreciate many details.Very well done.TFS.
Have a good week
jjcordier (69557) 2012-08-05 22:42
Un cadrage parfait et une superbe lumière dorée pour cette bonne photo de l'intérieur du Palais de Justice.
gildasjan (40028) 2012-08-06 0:10
Très bon rendu de la lumière et ces teintes chaudes sont très agréables.
josepmarin (57065) 2012-08-06 1:14
the mixture of different styles provides an impressive aspect to this architecture, which you offer us by means of a good framing that enhances its lines and its shapes in an elegant perspective, and with a few beautiful golden tonalities because of the interior lighting.
The management of the exposure is good, and this is obvious in the quality of image and of colors that you have reached.
An excellent work.
ACL1978 (6821) 2012-08-06 5:02
Excellent perch you found, Malgorzata, to capture this nice wide view of a stunning hall. The perspective you've chosen really highlights the sheer height of the room itself, and the yellow lighting that begins halfway up the frame enhances the effect well. Lots of great light sources here give a multi-layered effect as well. Well captured!
Cricri (95347) 2012-08-06 8:35
Grâce a toi je vois pour la première fois l'intérieur du palais, c'est somptueux, le POV parfait et des éclairages merveilleusement réussi, très belle image
jlbrthnn (79791) 2012-08-06 10:37
The excellent image quality, allows us to appreciate the rich architecture of this building. The point of view, eliminates distortions. The light, colors and sharpness are excellent. bravo.
Have a nice day
npecanhuk (58184) 2012-08-07 18:45
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, vertical format, black borders and composition are all oustanding photo qualities here!
TFS - congrats,
jemaflor (76568) 2012-08-08 12:29
Good pov, perfect quality and so lovely golden tone, well managed.
Fis2 (78762) 2012-08-08 12:30
To wnetrze robi wrazenie.
Super tonacja i ostrosc.
chrisvek (6997) 2012-08-08 13:15
Very nice capture of this great building.Very nice and ideal title indeed.Very good framing too.
emka (67259) 2012-08-08 23:43
Witaj, Rzeczywiście ten pałac wygląda jak zrobiony ze złota. Znakomity kadr, dopracowany, wspaniala symetria, ciekawe światło. Perfekcyjne w każdym calu ujecie.
delpeoples (50263) 2012-08-09 1:07
Witaj dear Malgorzata
Wow! This is a masterpiece in gold, deserving of a gold medal. The symmetry and the exposition are of such high quality. A well-chosen vertical frame and incredible balance and management of the uneven light. Simply stunning. Your architectural shots are among the best I've seen on TE, congratulations.
baddori (19153) 2012-08-09 2:50
My place of work (in Italy)
Monumental building for human justice.
Sharpness and lights managed to perfection.
Sharp lines and details in evidence.
Silvio1953 (109249) 2012-08-09 5:08
Ciao Malgorzata, great perspective on fantastic building, excellent clarity, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
CLODO (27484) 2012-08-09 8:08
I fully appreciate the persons giving the scale of this gigantic building, and the golden atmosphere .
COSTANTINO (46454) 2012-08-09 8:13
the title is very suitable for this
shot full of lights and colors
impressive interior with symmetry
and lines,lights and life
carlo62 (22301) 2012-08-10 0:39
questa foto mi era sfuggita, un impressionante controllo della luce, mi piace questa atmosfera calda, i palazzo è veramente maestoso e la presenza delle persone ne determinano la grandezza.
Hansaphotos (6255) 2012-08-10 10:57
Excellent indoor shot. Striking monumental architecture. The inclusion of the people give us a good idea of the huge dimensions. You have managed the light very well. A fine symmetrical composition. Very well done:) TFS. Have a nice WE.
Best regards, Erling
Schnappilic (9498) 2012-08-10 13:34
Congratulations for this superb presentation of the interior of the Palace of Justice. Perfect management of light.
All the best!
ikeharel (46944) 2012-08-11 7:52
Spactacular view indoor's the big hall, Malgorzata.
Light and clarity managed very well, as always you do. Flawless sharpness.
Only when seeing people in there, one can appreciate it's size, the mighty pillars and grandeur of the place.
Enjoy a nice weekend,
abmdsudi (35282) 2012-08-11 13:12
The title is apt, a grand interior shot with tremendous depth, and the golden color is the winner with wonderful warmer tones on the columns. The pov renders the magnificent details in good symmetry, crispy sharp and superb clarity. Fine works. Congrats.
SWEETFREEDOM (20552) 2012-08-12 0:09
beautiful interior shot, good exposure and interesting floor.
amaryllis (32599) 2012-08-12 7:34
une symétrie parfaite pour ton cadrage, un très beau palais doré, une lumière excellente, quelques personnes, une vue en plongée qui donne d'excellents détails
claudeD (28235) 2012-08-13 3:01
Very fine interior architecture shot from Brussel with a perfect composition and an excellent light managment. I like the picture very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
eldancer1 (22413) 2012-08-16 9:31
It sure is golden! I like the lighting on the interior of this building, it shows the nice features. Good dof with nice details and wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
Graal (93562) 2012-08-19 23:25
cieple kolory przyciagaja uwage. W tym zdjeciu rowniez. Piekne wnetrze. Dobry strzal z fajnego POV. Mnie tez sie podoba.
macjake (48333) 2012-08-22 3:39
really really cool!
Supreme court buildings often have this 'over the top' large scale don't they.
makes for wonderful photo's though!
a striking visual for its size and granduer.
lots of height and depth make the photo successful.
clic (13006) 2012-08-22 16:22
Your admirable control on light added to the work for straight verticals and the inclusion of small ants for scaling appreciation compose a poster wich perfection suits well to building's grandeur.
Robert1969 (6712) 2013-01-31 10:24
The title fits very well:-).
Picture has a lots of highness and depth
(great POV and composition) and the
movement of the people makes the picture
exciting. Light management is also great.
- Copyright: Gosia Siudzinska (siudzi) (28969)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-05-03
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D90, 17-70 2.8 sigma
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/6 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-08-05 1:50