Ceiling of crossing tower of St Nicholas' Church of Ghent
St. Nicholas' Church is one of the oldest and most prominent landmarks in Ghent, Belgium. Begun in the early 13th century as a replacement for an earlier Romanesque church, construction continued through the rest of the century in the local Scheldt Gothic style (named after the nearby river). Typical of this style is the use of blue-gray stone from the Tournai area, the single large tower above the crossing, and the slender turrets at the building's corners (from wiki)
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dta (62996) 2014-01-19 14:12
Hello Basak ,
I've seen that this is your 100th post on TE : congratulations !
This is a stunning capture of this superb ceiling . Perfect symetrical framing . Excellent exposure .
rigoletto (34197) 2014-01-19 14:27
benim on senede anca 600'e ulaşmamdan bile beter, 2,5 senede 100. verimli yurtdışı seyahatleri pek de verimli geçmiyor anlaşılan... kare güzel olmuş. nerden aklına geldi? :PP
tatadalou (5641) 2014-01-19 15:23
Stunning view of this ceiling. I really like this kind of shots, and this one is perfectly realised. The square format makes your picture very graphic. Excellent light management.
delpeoples (52497) 2014-01-19 19:36
A beautifully composed and expertly illuminated photo. I love the geometry and perspective, aswell as the subtle play of light and shade. The square framing has been b=very effective here.
adidas5nb (4498) 2014-01-19 20:30
oh wow..what an observation from you.very well seen and executed.love the idea.and the result is fascinating.really like the graphic effect.
krzychu30 (15332) 2014-01-20 0:22
superb upward perspective!
The geometry and symmetry work here well together to achieve so amazing visual effect of the shot!
Have a nice day
adramad (35375) 2014-01-20 7:36
Superb capture of this beautiful ceiling, you have captured the image with great precision and overall symmetry, good geometric elements in their composition.
Very good brightness and sharpness, with beautiful colors.
Well done. I Like
Have a good day.
P/D. I guess in your comment to my picture, you'd want to say that the facade of the cathedral restoration was therefore constructed takes hundreds of years, or confused with the Sagrada Familia, which is under construction.
macjake (52184) 2014-01-20 8:40
now thats an interesting viewpoint!
I always say that its so important to look upwards when taking photos :)
love the contrast of shadow vs. light.
and the hint of blue color is awesome, perhaps your best posted shot yet
lousat (72361) 2014-01-20 14:18
Hi Basak,truly beautiful the capture of this ceiling,so strange and so nice,a spectacular 3D effect and a great simmetry too,i like the best exposure of this difficult light and the impressives detail too!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
danos (83081) 2014-01-21 9:59
excellent the chosen POV as we can see this spectacular view of the interior of the ceiling of St. Nicholas' church.I like the creative texture,as the perspective of the image with the light management to enhance the beauty of it even more.
Nicou (116458) 2014-01-22 5:38
quel captage de ce plafond mervielleux quelle vue et compo sueprbe iamge avec ces vitres qui laissent entrer la belle lumirèe ce carré et le dessin au milieu mervielleux.
Bravo et amitié
emka (73329) 2014-01-22 12:40
This square format and the view from below reminds me Deniz's photo from Seville. Good idea and excellent realization. I like all the details. I do not remember anything similar, this ceiling is unique. Superb symmetry.
And congratulations for your first milestone!!
Warm regrads malgo
Cricri (101397) 2014-01-23 10:24
Une précision dans le cadrage, le format carré et la prise des lumière bien gérée, intéressante composition, bravo
claudeD (30483) 2014-02-03 10:21
very fine picture showing this wonderful ceiling from a very well choosen low pov. Excellent idea and realization. Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
BennyV (13546) 2014-02-27 23:57
Taken in a city I know rather well, but this shot still manages to surprise me. I don't think I've ever visited the St Nicholas! Just goes to show...I think I should!
Great pov and fine tones.