Cloister of San Gregorio
The sixteenth-century cloister with two rows of the rectory of St. Gregory is one of the lesser-known minor monuments of Spoleto.
It is accessed by a door to the left of the porch.
This area was allocated to the oldest hospital in Spoleto, documented since 1178, ruined by mismanagement of the canons of St. Gregory and replaced by the new building site near the Monastery of the Star.
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imageme (1625) 2014-06-09 4:13
Hi Silvio, Nice play of light here on those different sizes of the arches. The arches in the BG provide the scale to the one in the FG. Nice POV along with details and clarity. The light on the plant on the right side has warm effect to the composition, pity is that the head of the lady is hiding by part of the tree leaves. Great presentation over all. Warm regards
cornejo (29279) 2014-06-09 4:43
Ciao Silvio, molto buona immagine di questo chiostro semplice ed interessante, molto ben catturata in questa immagine interessante, con una buona nitidezza, profondità, luce, colore. Molto buono ed interessante lavoro ben fatto, complimenti amico mio. Grazie per la condivisione di questo interessante lavoro.
Buona sera e felice inizio di settimana.
Cordiali saluti dal sud della Spagna.
Sergiom (56449) 2014-06-09 5:00
J'aime beaucoup ces couvents, surtout au niveau des espaces intérieurs avec de très belles arches.Ici, un beau jeu d'ombre et de lumière et un grand calme.
Royaldevon (27453) 2014-06-09 5:44
Ciao Caro Silvio,
A very well taken shot where contrasts of light and shadow could have created problems. I like the use of the repeating arches, in the f/g and b/g, with fine capture of textures. The whole is beautifully composed.
It's a pity the lady's had is hidden behind the sunlit leaves but she probably wasn't in shot when you set up your camera!
Have a good day,
Oceania (4720) 2014-06-09 6:55
Every time see your pictures from Umbria, it get my wonderful memory back. I miss the little ancient hill town I once visited there.
For this picture, I like the shadows of the columns on the ground, very nice.
SnapRJW (29976) 2014-06-09 7:56
Hello Silvio - Cloisters and loggia are a notable feature on so much Italian architecture and they provide excellent features for a photographer. The play of light and shade, the rhythmic shapes of the arches are a delight to see in this shot. A small improvement could have been made if the woman had been placed on the vertical third but a good architectural shot.
Nicou (117978) 2014-06-09 8:46
quel arches sueprbe quel jeu de lumières et rendu sur ces pierre merveilleux.
rychem (20765) 2014-06-09 8:51
Beautiful courtyard with fantastic galleries, very nice photo with good light management
amaryllis (33752) 2014-06-09 9:04
Belle perspective et beau cadrage de ce cloitre
Fis2 (83120) 2014-06-09 10:25
Excellent POV and composition.
Good colors ansd sharpness.
Have a nice evening
carlo62 (29309) 2014-06-09 15:20
un chiostro fatto di mattoni, sia i pilastri che gli archi, non ricordo di averne visti altri, ma la memoria inizia a fare contatto....
Bella la tua inquadratura, si riesce a vedere anche un po' di soffitto con tutti i travicelli in legno in bella mostra.
PS ieri non ho preso un bell'abbaglio con il mascherone, ma ero appena tornato dal mare e il sole picchiava forte....
tyro (19228) 2014-06-09 17:00
Ciao caro Silvio,
A very well composed photograph of this interesting old building where you have chosen an excellent viewpoint to show off the various rows of arches, each constructed of wonderful old handmade bricks with fabulous textures. Your control of the light is excellent with full details visible in both the deepest shadows and also in the very brightest parts of the image.
Lovely light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness.
elenimavrandoni (14241) 2014-06-09 21:39
quelle belle arcate dando sempre il meglio da ogni vista dei monumenti tradizionali, chiese e monasteri
la tua immagine è molto affascinante caro amico
danos (84275) 2014-06-09 22:02
nice the interior section of the cloister's patio of San Gregorio,with the shadows and the light to are capture excellent.I like the good presentation as the light and the colour management of the image.
Graal (95972) 2014-06-09 23:25
another nice place and view from Spoleto. Beautiful patio and arcades. Good presentation of cloister. Fine composition. Photo I like.
Have a nice day.
ourania (28236) 2014-06-10 11:13
una presentazione molto bella ed interessante, un superbo gioco di prospettive che rendono la composizione dinamica ed attraente. Hai gestito la luce meravigliosamente, c' e' chiarezza ovunque ed i colori sono naturali ed armoniosi. Mi piace molto anche l' atmosfera tranquila. Complimenti e grazie!
Tanti saluti e buona serata,
mesutilgim (81300) 2014-06-10 11:40
Hello dear Silvio,
Nice captured this court of the monastery in Spoleto with good pov and layout.
A place full of serenity. A place to sit down and start meditating.
TFS and best regards
adramad (36223) 2014-06-10 14:05
A sensational POV of this beautiful cloister, I really like how you've captured the shadows and lights, also these first arcs in the foreground give a nice view of the courtyard.
A gorgeous image with good color, high brightness and perfect sharpness.
Have a good week.
Very well done. I love it.
All the best, my friend.
abmdsudi (41134) 2014-06-11 6:17
Very impressive grand architectural picture with 3 D feel and the classic composition showing the cloister and its styles. Lovely tones; the warmth of the aged stonework and the cool shadows, lots of sharpness of detail and loads to look at to hold ones interest. The surrounding light is brilliant the exposure is spot on and made lively by the bit of blue sky. This makes it all the more interesting to discover about the place. Interesting subject and a well taken shot. Congrats
PiotrF (5828) 2014-06-11 11:52
very nice shot of a very good perspective Beautiful scene captured so well, the composition shows this place perfectly and the light, real or post is wonderful.
Cricri (102943) 2014-06-12 14:24
Ciao ami Silvio
Le cadrage parfait qui fait une belle suite des arches, le jeu ombre et de lumière est aussi excellent
Noel_Byrne (22062) 2014-09-02 9:51
This is a beat capture of the cloisters, and you have managed the light perfectly, something I find really difficult with this combination of strong and weak light in such a place. You have retained the details inside and out perfectly. I am amazed at the great condition of the building too, I am much more used to seeing such places in ruin, so a delight to see this so perfectly preserved.