This shot was taken in May during my short weekend trip to Berlin. I visited this beautiful church accidentally. The weather outside was quite poor and rainy so I had to find out some place in Kreuzberg to wait a moment. Only that church was on my way... I spent there a while enjoying a great concert inside:)
Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche (The Holy Cross Church) is an evangelical church. It was built in 1885-1888 according to the plans of the architect John Otzen.
Hope you like the shot!
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jemaflor (98793) 2013-11-01 1:26
Exposure is well managed, I like the composition with ceiling and artist, interesting golden colors, tfs.
olive224 (2719) 2013-11-01 1:28
Nice perspective for an original concert shot !
Too bad you couldn't come closer to the pianist !
Royaldevon (39792) 2013-11-01 2:41
What an incredible setting!
Were the acoustics good under that dome?
You have captured the pianist really well and he is certainly the focal point but the inclusion of the dome, with its warm light and petal-like panels, just magnifies the whole experience.
Have a lovely day,
snunney (100850) 2013-11-01 3:24
A most opportune stop during the trip to Berlin! A perfectly exposed interior shot with very good colours and clarity. Your point of view shows the pianist in context and gives us an idea of the vast size of this church with its lovely vaulted ceiling.
timecapturer (49288) 2013-11-01 4:16
what a beautiful place to sit and listen to the piano. It must have resonated around this magnificent church so amazingly. An original and compelling study captured superbly. Wonderful!
Have a great weekend - Brian.
krzychu30 (15512) 2013-11-01 4:17
kolejna bardzo mocna i wyrazista kolorystycznie kompozycja!
Prawde mowiac to polaczenie swiatla i kolorystyki przyciaga moja uwaga chyba nawet bardziej niz sama architektura,czy koncert.
Romano46 (18472) 2013-11-01 5:16
Ciao Gosia, non so se hai utilizzato il cavalletto, ma considerato il luogo e il tempo di scatto devo presumere che hai scattato a mano libera, ottenendo un risultato di eccellente nitidezza per i parametri tecnici e il lento tempo di scatto utilizzato.
I colori e le luci sono stati dosati in maniera eccellente e la stessa composizione appare molto ben riuscita.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
Sergiom (81881) 2013-11-01 5:57
Un superbe endroit pour écouter un concert tout en admirant l'architecture de l'endroit. Le cadrage nous permet de tout voir les éléments ensemble dans la même photo. La lumière presque orange est superbe.
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2013-11-01 6:30
excellent exposure and details. very well done.
amaryllis (37039) 2013-11-01 7:09
toujours difficile de prendre dans ces endroits et pourtant tu as bien cadré et réussi dans un décor de lumière bien gérée et ce pianiste ne quittant pas des yeux son clavier
rbassin (23209) 2013-11-01 10:23
une très belle atmosphère de concert, l'éclairage est d'un bon rendu. On entend presque les sons du piano...
cebe (1491) 2013-11-01 10:40
Yes I like the shot. Very nice wide angle photo. I like the grand piano and the vertical format that lets see the beautiful ceiling and gives a sense of height. Nice orange tone. Quite sharp for being taken at 1/15 without tripod. One could wish that the intensity of left spotlight would resemble more that of the right one, but hard to deal with. A bit bizarre with the day-packs on the floor beside the pianist; I guess they had not thought someone could make a nice picture out of it!
Best regards, Claude.
carlo62 (50143) 2013-11-01 15:31
non so se è traducibile, ma da noi si dice "non tutti i mali vengono per nuocere", il tempo fuori era brutto, ma hai trovato il tempo per fare uno spledido scatto dall'atmosfera calda e suggestiva.
Buon fine settimana
ChrisJ (115575) 2013-11-01 16:27
From pink, to orange. Smart choice of a vertical format and the grandiose ribbed ceiling almost overshadows the fg pianist. Good sharpness and superb color and saturation. The catwalks inside the old cathedral add interest and the people add scale and context. Tfs!
bukitgolfb301 (42752) 2013-11-01 16:28
Hi dear Gosia
Sorry for my late reaction as so busy recently.
Another authentic and high sense image as your taste and as your own originality. So well considered angle and composition and light effcet is in top quality.
All the best and have a good weekend! Takero
Nicou (144332) 2013-11-01 22:41
quel pianiste sueprbe vue et iamge avec le reflet sur le noir et cette coupole jaune cette immensité de la salle c'est fabuleux sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
jjcordier (79297) 2013-11-01 23:01
Une photo de très belle qualité de l'intérieur de cette église avec de splendides tons chauds. Le pianiste en pleine concentration est évidemment un plus important pour l'image.
gojo (1769) 2013-11-02 1:50
This an absolutely fantastic picture!
Super framing, and the light is lovely.
The artist and his piano….. Really nice!
ifege (10641) 2013-11-02 2:46
A good loking church but better is the pianist and surounding lighting.
papagolf21 (103026) 2013-11-02 3:18
Bonjour, chère Gosia,
Nous avons l'image, les couleurs, il ne manque plus que le son pour éprouver une joie supplémentaire.
Félicitations pour cette très belle prise de vue.
La pluie a parfois du bon (s'abriter et écouter un concert de piano).
mesutilgim (95554) 2013-11-02 5:42
I know this place very well but never had the chance to listen to a musical performance there.
You are lucky.
Very nice captur with good layout and perfect light management.
TFS and have a nice weekend,
adramad (46542) 2013-11-02 9:21
Excellent environment to enjoy a concert, a sensational POV, with the image of the pianist in full execution, great warmth and color which conveys the image.
Good brightness and optimum sharpness.
Have a good weekend.
resat1972 (7576) 2013-11-02 11:17
nice shot of the indoor environment
live a colorful photo
Oceania (5202) 2013-11-04 5:42
You attended a concert by accident. Sometimes, it happens. The lighting is warm and inviting. It's a nice way to take a rest.
nikkitta (17066) 2013-11-08 15:16
Same happens to me in Oxford, enter a church because of the rain and found a chorus rehearsing, must search the photos to create a theme ( Because of the rain)
But this is a golden light capture taken with great sharpness and managing to include the original roof
Well done, congrats
Didi (60588) 2013-11-09 3:54
Nice description of this scene with good lights control
Interesting warm ambiance
ikeharel (72971) 2013-11-10 1:04
Good morning Gosia,
Superb indoor's photo, while the Pianist preformed, and other were listening - hope the clic of thne camera was not heared.
Fabulous light management, sharp details collected and prevailing golden light.
Plaesent to look at.
photoray (13981) 2013-11-12 6:19
Idealistic scene with concert pianist and intriguing multi faceted church interior, a combination modern and classical with excellent lighting.
Silvio1953 (145731) 2013-11-12 11:11
Ciao Gosia, great view of fantastic interior, lovely composition, splendid light, wonderful colors and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
macjake (69223) 2013-11-19 11:58
now thats a cool looking vertical composition.
the piano player has no idea that he's being upstaged by the ceiling :)
love the angle and perspective you obtained on this one.
job well done
PaulVDV (29535) 2013-11-20 12:22
This is a splendid interior of this church with a mixture of traditional and modern elements in the architecture.
An great view upwards of the ceiling while the pianist is excellently portrayed.
A very well detailed picture in beautiful warm tones and with a perfect sharpness.
Best regards, Paul
- Copyright: Gosia Siudzinska (siudzi) (34141)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-05-18
- Categories: Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Olympus OMD EM5, Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/15 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-01 1:03