"Santa Maria da Vitória na Batalha, more commonly known as the Batalha Monastery, is a Dominican monastery in the Portuguese town of Batalha, in the District of Leiria, Portugal. It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style. It amazes the onlooker with its profusion of gables, spires, pinnacles and buttresses. It has become a symbol of national pride.... more on Wiki"
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Cormac (26565) 2007-11-03 9:00
I like these kinds of architectural shots, where you see the perspective and the repetition of a form. In this case, the arches and the columns being repeated over and over gives a real sense of direction, and of depth. Nice lighting too. Well done!
- Copyright: Marcin Fiedziukiewicz (fiedziu) (1764)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-05-15
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon 30D, Canon EF-S 10-22 f/3,5-4,5 USM
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/40 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2007-11-03 5:13