Assisi, one of the major centersof Christianity,home of St. Francisandsplendid city of art, rich inchurchesof considerable interest, first of all thefamousBasilicadel Santo,herewe see thechurch of Santa Chiara, a beautiful Gothic buildingconstructedby'architect Filippo daCampello, after the death of the saint,between 1257and 1265, around the ancient churchof St. George,whichuntil 1230had keptthe mortal remainsof St. Francis.Theremains of the saintwere transferredin 1260, thesolemn consecrationtook placein 1265, in the presence of ClementIV.
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carlo62 (28419) 2013-12-30 9:57
sicuramente meno in vista , ma molto bella e interessante.
Bello scatto, con la fontana in bella mostra e le facciate illuminate.
Il controluce ha creato un bellissimo gioco con le nuvole e la chiesa sembra irradiare tutta la santità del luogo.
lousat (72855) 2013-12-30 11:47
Ciao Silvio,questo controluce cosi' ben gestito dona un fascino molto particolare e fashion alla composizione,grande scatto,mi ricordo il posto....buona serata,Luciano
Fis2 (82416) 2013-12-30 13:10
Curious light and colors.
mirosu (12676) 2013-12-30 14:22
Excellent view to the church in very nice light. Perfectly balanced arrangement. Well done.
Vasa (16742) 2013-12-30 16:14
I wish that your oak reach 500 smiles in 2014, caro amico Silvio. Ecco, we are 498....
Sonata11 (33179) 2013-12-30 18:29
very beautiful composition. Perfectly well done. Love it. Best regards and have a Happy New Year 2014, Barbara
fabbs99 (16104) 2013-12-30 20:12
Happy New year and best wishes for 2014 ! This is an impressive image of the church from Assisi.Perfect composition and sharpness.Keep sharing.TFS
Corry (4508) 2013-12-30 21:13
Belle prise de vue de l'église et la place avec sa fontaine. J'aime beaucoup l'effet de cette lumière qui provient de l'arrière de l'église. Bien fait. BONNE ANNEÉ 2014.
Nicou (117324) 2013-12-31 0:58
encore une merveilleuse image d'Assise superbe quelle architecture quelle place devant avec cette immense fontaine tout en rond grandiose compo et vue sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
Subhogen (4065) 2013-12-31 3:01
Marvelous view of the famous city. I admire the way you have been able to capture details in such dark shadow in the FG. The church has an unique architecture and the whole square looks magnificent through your lens. Light also is very well managed. Thanks for sharing and wish you a very happy and healthy 2014!
timecapturer (45667) 2013-12-31 3:38
love this! Your POV and light management here are just superb. The detailing and atmosphere the backlight creates is both compelling and wonderful. Excellent!
All the very, very best for 2014 - B.
abmdsudi (40240) 2013-12-31 6:39
This is a superb image and playing with challenging back lighting with the sun hidden behind the Golthic Church and what an effect we have got here. The clarity is so good finely balanced in beautiful almost blue-white combination. A lively old town square and so appealing with the fountain anchors and leads into the scene. Detail is spot on and focus is pin sharp. It is very obvious a lot of thought has gone into this, well composed and it is a very well worked out shot. This one is absolutely fantastic. Great work, Congrats
Have a great 2014, Happy New Year.
pierrefonds (55268) 2013-12-31 12:44
The wideness of the square is giving depth to the composition. The pont of view is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the Sanra-Chiara church. A good management of the back light which does not hurt the output of the colors. Happy New Year 2014.
Kamilutka (8095) 2013-12-31 23:26
all the best in New Year! Hope it will bring you plenty of happiness. Thanks for all your lovely photos and looking forward to see more of them.
This one shows one of my favorite places in Italy and you took well. Good composition and well managed light and colors.
Thanks for sharing
Cricri (101805) 2014-01-01 8:07
Ciao ami Silvio
Belle lumière derrière l'église, qui est une architecture intéressante bien présenter avec la fontaine
ourania (27216) 2014-01-03 2:57
in questa foto mi piace molto la gestione delle geometrie e l' impatto delle prospettive che rendono la tua composizione attraente e gradevole. La chiarezza e' stupenda, le tessiture ed i dettagli fanno gran parte del fascino di questa vista. L' effetto della luce e delle nuvole eteree e' incantevole ed aggiunge un dinamismo sottile e piacevole nella parte superiore. Complimenti e grazie!
Tanti saluti e buona giornata,
Miguel82 (20972) 2014-01-12 17:50
What a beautiful basilica and plazza with a fountain Silvio, a picture taken in the shadow giving a pleasant result, all the best, see you