Under a beautiful blue sky with a beautiful sun here is a preview of St. Stephen's Cathedral in the city of Metz in Lorraine the department of Mozelle : ornaments and pinnacles of the Gothic period , gable of the western façade .
According to Wikipedia :
"Saint -Etienne Cathedral Metz is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Metz, Moselle. It is the seat of the diocese of Metz. Its construction spans three centuries from 1220.
Metz Cathedral is not only the cathedral of France having the largest glazed area - about 6,500 m2 but also the one with the largest Gothic windows of Europe.
It is colloquially known as the " Lantern of God "
Perrat Pierre (1340-1400) was an architect of the cathedral of Metz, the first whose name has survived . He carried out including the construction of the Arch , which rises to forty -one meters above ground level and also the nave of Saint Étienne de Metz one of the highest cathedrals of France .
The cathedral is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since February 16, 1930 . "
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dta (78078) 2014-05-08 3:49
Bonjour Magaly ,
Très bon cadrage de cette partie de la magnifique cathédrale gothique . l'éclairage et le ciel participent à la réussite de la prise de vue .
snunney (99184) 2014-05-08 3:50
A fine capture of this wonderful Gothic craftsmanship. Ideally framed with good colours and exceptional detail.
Nicou (142252) 2014-05-08 5:34
quelle cathédrale ave ce cadrage parfait quei met en valeur toute sa beauté, cette horloge qui brille ces clocher quelle compo sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
tenretin (2559) 2014-05-08 9:11
Une belle teinte ocre devant un ciel (presque) azur... une image détaillée mais un peu courte.
Sonata11 (33841) 2014-05-08 19:45
wonderful composition and wonderfully shows so many beautiful details. Colors, sharpness, clarity are fabulous. I like your POV and DOF as well great. Very beautiful photo job.
All the best,
timecapturer (49288) 2014-05-09 3:02
nice upward view of the ornate and exquisite spires and clock of this magnificent cathedral. Love the symmetry and detail, it looks so amazing and beautiful set against the heavens.
Have a good weekend - B.
adores (45365) 2014-06-16 17:39
I like this composition, the details you captured and the perfect light. It's a beautiful photo with a magnificent sky!
- Copyright: Magaly PAGANO (Giustiniani) (3632)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-05-06
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 1100D, Canon EF-S 18-55 IS f3.5:5.6
- Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-08 3:45