This is the majolica tiled dome of Chiesa del Carmine in Palermo. The dome is supported by four giant Atlas figures. The church was built in 1627 by Mariano Smiriglio and is situated close to the Ballarò food market on of four ancient markets in Palermo.
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alvaraalto (17808) 2007-02-19 17:33
A beautiful picture of this highly decorated dome.
A well chosen POV and a lovely sunny ambience.
adores (46079) 2007-02-20 16:20
This is a beautiful detail of what seems to be a very beautiful church. I like those sculptures and the dome decorated with tiles.Colours are very good also!
anducina (8407) 2007-02-21 13:57
Excellent compo and POV, beautiful details and textures. Superb architecture.
feather (51130) 2007-02-22 5:45
You chose your POV correctly to catch the light from the best direction to benefit from excellent light/shade contrasts. The blue sky makes a perfect background to show off the detail.
pablominto (53746) 2007-02-24 14:00
A fine composition with the dome!
Superb details in the architecture and the angle of light enhances my experience...
Good lines and great colours, wonderful blue sky!
Yffic (6106) 2007-03-01 3:20
A very nice shot of a very graphical dome.
I like the colors, the POV and the global atmosphere.
TheMystic (912) 2007-03-17 2:19
Much to choose from, but today, this is it! Wonderful architectural shot, up to your impeccable standards. Incredible detail and very nice pov!
ruisc_pt (11090) 2007-04-01 6:59
Fantastic detail you captured here.
Is realy amazing the light and contrast in this superb men achievement.
manada (6239) 2007-04-23 0:09
Bello il particolare della Chiesa del Carmine, well done.
niphredil76 (850) 2008-02-11 17:15
Thank you very much for posting a photo of one of the most beautiful churches of Palermo! Tourists sometimes go to Ballarò (also if they often prefer the more touristic Vuccirìa) but almoste no one notice this beautiful dome and it's wonderful colors!
Please help Palermo to find enough money to restore it! It continues to break down!
P.S. I really like the sharpness of this shot, You used a great zoom! The Telamone semms almost alive!
- Copyright: ulf eriksson (UlfE) (14641)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-06-16
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Sony DSC-V3
- Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): sicile [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-02-19 14:10