Izgrađena između 1375 i 1377, Ravanica je poznata Fondacije kneza Lazara, gde je sahranjen nakon njegove smrti u Kosovskoj bici. Od tada, Ravanice je destinacija hodočasnika i vano sredite kulturnih aktivnosti i skuptina srpskog naroda. manastir je napadnut i otećena od strane Turaka vie puta, u 1386, 1398 i 1436. U velikom ratu nakon druge opsade Beča broj monaha je poginulo, a ostatak od njih, u 1690, su moti svetog kneza Lazara povlačenja, ispred turske ofanzive. Samo u 1717 jedini preiveo među monasima, Učitelj Stefana vratio u Ravanici i naao manastir opljačkan i naputen. Uz pomoć lokalnog stanovnitva on je obnovio manastir i sagradio novu pripratu. Manastir je ponovio napada tokom srpske revolucije, na početak 19. veka. Novi obnove odrana je u sredinom 19. veka. Tokom Drugog svetskog rata Nemci su prekrili i otećenih manastira jo jednom, i pritvoreni, mučeni i ubijani svoje arhimandrita Makarija 24. februara 1943.
Built between 1375 and 1377, Ravanica is the famous Prince Lazar's foundation, where he was buried after his death in the Kosovo battle. Since then, Ravanica has been a pilgrim's destination and an important center of cultural activities and the Serbian people's assemblies. The monastery has been assaulted and damaged by the Turks several times, in 1386, 1398 and 1436. In the great war after the second siege of Vienna a number of monks got killed and the rest of them, in 1690, took the relics of the sainted Prince Lazar withdrawing, in front of the Turkish offensive. Only in 1717 the only survived among the monks, Teacher Stefan came back in Ravanica and found the monastery looted and deserted. With the help of the local inhabitants he restored the monastery and built a new narthex. The monastery suffered repeated assaults during the Serbian revolution, at the beginnings of the 19th century. The new restoration took place in the mid-19th century. During the World War II Germans violated and damaged the monastery once more, and detained, tortured and killed its archimandrite Makarije on 24 February 1943.
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siudzi (34119) 2011-02-05 2:32
Very interesting and eye-catching shot of this wonderful church. You achieved here a great color contrast, light management and exposure. Really good work. Congrats!
Have a nice day! Malgorzata
Bluejeans (64249) 2011-02-05 2:34
Ola Sasha ,
Lindo este mosteiro bem antigo pela tipo de construção de paredes , sua arquitectura é muito bonita , é um belo cartão postal de inverno com esta neve em seu redor , linda a natureza em tons de preto e branco , boa luz , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
besnard (54241) 2011-02-05 2:46
Un très bon cliché de ce superbe monastère à l'architecture particulière et intéressante avec une luminière hivernale qui met l'ensemble en valeur.
Merci pour le partage et bon week-end.
pajaran (53680) 2011-02-05 2:54
Dobar dan, kod nas suncan i lep a hladan.
Dobar tekst ...
Dobar ugao i ostrina snimka, lule su dale car snimku i pokazale zimske cari ...
Dobar rad i tekst, lepe boje i fotografija sa novim saznanjem o istoriji manastira.
Zima je snegom ukrasila mesto i sumu, sunceva svetlost je naglasila lepu arhitekturu i detalje na fasadi.
Prijatan dan i vikend sa lepim vremenom.
dta (69424) 2011-02-05 3:35
Hello Sasha ,
A tight framing and a good angle of view , for this superb oldchurch in its winter scenery . Like the pink tonalities of the stones , too .
dip (23732) 2011-02-05 3:46
a beautiful and interesting image of the church with excellent framing and good sharpness and clarity,
informative note as well,thanks for sharing!
pablominto (53744) 2011-02-05 4:27
This is an impressive piece of architecture, with well defined orthodox features!
The massive building stands strong in the landscape, and the presence of snow brightens the view...
Well composed, great details and colours are nicely reproduced!
snunney (87242) 2011-02-05 4:30
A very good capture of this beautifully proportioned monastery church. The lovely light across the façade helps bring out the tones and textures in the stonework to great effect. Lovely warm colours and superb sharpness.
pasternak (15181) 2011-02-05 4:56
I really like this ancient Orthodox church amid the snow, light is so pleasant on the old walls
timecapturer (49288) 2011-02-05 5:00
beautifully complex textures and a wonderful light make this a great shot. Set against the snowy backdrop the colours of the walls just seem to glow. Excellent!
Silvio1953 (126762) 2011-02-05 5:48
Ciao Sasha, nice composition with lovely church in the snow, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
vagabondtravels (6507) 2011-02-05 6:15
Very sharp capture of this church. Good colors and nice detail. Well done.
abmdsudi (44964) 2011-02-05 7:04
That's a lovely shot Sasha, great architecture in nice peaceful setting. Composition and framing are all really pleasing. Awesome details and lovely shapes with strong lines and good control of the verticals. The colour tones and light coming from the image bring it alive. The snow white patches on the the roofs provide a very good contrast to the building. Simply wonderful image well captured, Congrats, TFS
ikeharel (60317) 2011-02-05 7:45
A very clear image of this monastery, known from all seasson's pictures.
Every stone on it's walls shown with details.
Snow on trees is giving a nice decor.
Have a nice WE,
fds (8666) 2011-02-05 8:43
a another very beautiful monastery from you serbia
very beautiful colors and great picture
Longroute (19396) 2011-02-05 9:46
A very beautiful and most impressive photo.
Light and colours are at top level here and together with the very interesting architecture make a wonderful composition with a strong visual impact. You chose a good POV and a proper framing.
siamesa (27751) 2011-02-05 9:48
Boa tarde Sasha
This monastery has a beautiful architecture. I like the rustic walls with the marks of the time .The point of view from this side is interesting. The vegetation with the grey color of winter is very nice too.
subhendu_bagchi (25935) 2011-02-05 10:34
very good composition. Nice tonal quality of this image. The church is looking superb from this POV. A nice composition keeping some space in foreground with snow covered land. A nice work indeed. Tfs.
adramad (39442) 2011-02-05 11:29
Different picture to other stocks I've seen and very nice POV of this beautiful monastery, the edges of roofs and domes, and even ice hangings, they add a special charm in winter.
The sun that shines at this time gives very nice texture to the walls and a beautiful color, good sharpness also allows us to enjoy the image.
Good and different image of the WS.
Have a nice weekend. Best regards.
baclama (18275) 2011-02-05 11:30
cet edifice ressort de maniere tres agreable au milieu de la neige, avec des couleurs chaudes et une lumiere extraordinaire
francio64 (39391) 2011-02-05 13:53
bel primo piano su questo monastero circondato da una bella luce.
Eccellente lo sharp che permette di vedere bene ogni dettaglio, anche il più piccolo.
Well done and TFS!
ciakgiak (30421) 2011-02-05 13:58
l'architettura del monastero è meravigliosa, diversi volumi perfettamente raccordati e fantastici decori e minuziosi dettagli. Molto bella l'atmosfera data dalla neve e la luce, i colori sono molto naturali. Complimenti.
Un caro abbraccio.
chris04stop (6799) 2011-02-05 15:28
So a beautiful image, dear Sasha! Light and shadows... I don't know why, but your churchs, the ortodoxes, I mean, are so different...Maybe because they are simple. And the religion has to do simple! Right, Sasha?
raszid62 (18585) 2011-02-05 22:02
У наставку приказан неколико пута већ ове лепе манастир. Увек ме запањује својом лепотом. Овде, у предивном контраст између златних зидова и бели снег. Одличан квалитет слике.
anokutan (15097) 2011-02-05 22:50
Hello Sasha ,
A tight framing and a good angle of view , for this superb oldchurch in its winter scenery.
COSTANTINO (57871) 2011-02-05 22:54
another beautiful shot with great natural colors
I like the shadow of the trees on the wall
of the church,great contrast betwwen the church
and the snow,your notes are very useful
great framing with a great angle of view
compliments and have apleasant Sunday
danos (88819) 2011-02-06 0:36
Good morning Sasa,
perfect presentation of the old church with the sharpness and the clarity to are superb.I like its fine placement in the frame, with the warm falling light to brings out the details of it.Well done.
Have a good Sunday,Danos
lousat (79772) 2011-02-06 1:18
Hi Sasha,this is great!The best moment to take a pic of this beautiful and little monastery,snow,sun and perfect light together.And i like a lot your pics showing us interesting corner,unknowns and out of the touristics circuits,you're doing a beautiful work.Thanks for share,have a nice Sunday,Luciano.
bukitgolfb301 (36998) 2011-02-06 1:22
Hi my dear Sasah
This is another singificant impressive shot indeed.
Perfect stable and strong framework you get.
Very sharp and clear presentation and description in the detail as usual. Thanks for sharing with your finest posting, have a nice Sunday evening and best regards,
Takero from a windy Tokyo
TRB (13844) 2011-02-06 1:57
Architecture, texture, clarity and light snow with trees in the background is perfect. It's beautiful, successful sharing. Congratulations, good weekends
Atousa (7131) 2011-02-06 2:03
A beautiful architectural shot with great lighting, colors n pov.. lovely BG n details.. tfs
rodgerg (55767) 2011-02-06 3:32
An excellent presnettaion of this superb relgious edifice.The very good managment of light give beautuiful play of light nad shade and white color of the snow very well exposed. Good contrast between the well coloured edifice nad the blue of the sky.
Have a nice Sunday,
wolf38 (31282) 2011-02-06 3:56
Hi Sasha. All around a successful photo. Best composition, color and light. Excellently presented. Instructive is the informative text. Really a good shot. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Nicou (126216) 2011-02-06 4:04
fantastique cadrage sur cette églis, superbe quel rendu sur la pierre, cett roser qui est une emrveille, avec la belle neige qui adocit le tout grandisoe.
Bravo et maitié
delpeoples (54083) 2011-02-06 4:23
Pozdrav dear Sasa
Thank you for this beautiful photo and your fascinating Note. The history of this shrine is remarkable. It is nearly 1000 years old yet is still in excellent condition. You captured the light expertly and the colours, sharpness and depth are all top quality.
TFS and I wish you a beautiful day. Hugs,
Fis2 (87979) 2011-02-06 6:04
i like winter climate.
Good frame and light.
Didi (58042) 2011-02-06 9:38
Good point of view on the church, we are able to appreciate the volume of the architecture.
s_lush (16134) 2011-02-06 10:14
This monastery, well known to us from your shots, looks beautiful in winter too, being additionally decorated with snow and icicles. The point of view, composition, light, colors, showy foreground and background, as well as photographic qualities are excellent here. Perfectly good presentation of this edifice!
mauro61 (52631) 2011-02-06 13:31
ottima la resa e la perfetta definizione sulla facciata della chiesa.
Taglio stretto che esalta la bella architettura,
vasilpro (41035) 2011-02-06 13:33
Wonderful composition, excellent POV, beautiful church with interesting architecture, lovely light and colors, very good contrast.
Have a nice week, Vasilis.
pierrefonds (58710) 2011-02-06 15:30
The trees are helping to frame the monastery. The point of view is allowing me to see the details and colors of the architecture of the Ravinica monastery. It is clear and sharp. The reflection of the light on the snow isa enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
nikkitta (15718) 2011-02-06 15:37
Interesting note for this monastery you captured with very good light in Winter
This is what I like the most, the contrast of the building with the white, plenty of snow lanscape
Going to watch the worksshop
janusz2054 (2) 2011-02-06 15:49
Wonderful Monastery Ravanica its winter scenery.
Beautiful old achitecture.Good sharpness and clarity.
Urs (14082) 2011-02-06 17:29
That's a different view of a monastery this time not from the front but the back, I like the POV it gives a better idea how the building was built. Fine pastel color hues and high sharpness. Well done.
AKITA (15125) 2011-02-06 18:26
a snowy view shot of this monastery is splendid,
I see its beautiful figure without snow very well in your shots,
and in this scene, white snow makes the stone wall more attractive,
this warm light and back clear blue sky are really nice to show us the wonderful ambience there so well,
thank you for your excellent shot,
jmdias (57505) 2011-02-07 1:16
a very beautiful image of this monastery. I liked the light, the framing and sharpness here. anyway the contrast between the golden of the stones and the silver of the snow produced a marvelous effect. well done, very beautiful image. TFS
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-02-07 4:51
This monastery and the church are absolutely outstanding. This is a photograph in relief! Composition, light, sharpness are excellent. congratulations.
Have a nice day
foozi (7101) 2011-02-07 6:10
excellent view of this monastery. The details are splendid. very lovely color contrast and stunning clarity.
the snowy trees in the background gives a powerful graphical abstract art.
excellent composition and a pleasant and attractive landscape.
Cricri (109597) 2011-02-07 8:05
Belle et intéressante architecture avec une texture magnifique des pierres que donne une très belle lumière, bon cadrage serré, très belle présentation
yedirenk (11244) 2011-02-07 9:05
Hi dear Sasha,
an another perfect shot..very impressive monastery with eye catcher sunlight in the snowy ambiance..very rich stone textures and colors..nice presentation with large frame and fine sharpness..very well compo..TFS
sacimar (26069) 2011-02-07 9:05
great shot, I like how the snow cover the different roofs of the building, it's a good winter postcard, well done my friend,
BluSimo (9392) 2011-02-07 11:20
the covered snow trees become a fairy Bg. their detail are splendid, as that one on stones. the shadow that caress the wall is also very beautiful one. and all the photo is very intense one.
ciao, buona serata
jemaflor (87291) 2011-02-07 12:17
beautiful Monastery and original view with snow and good brightness, well taken, tfs.
grigand (19651) 2011-02-07 13:31
A very nice capture, colors,light and details are perfect, a good work
yquem46 (38746) 2011-02-08 1:19
I discover your gallery !
here a splendid shot of this church with its golden stones nicely valued by the mild light and standing out so well on the blue sky and the white snow
Much clarity and luminosity in this architecture image
Juntas (7960) 2011-02-08 3:57
Hi Sasha. I rmember this place from the frescoes photo and I have to say that the original is also very nice. Good point of view and nice framing sticking to the essencial. Nice colors and great sharpness and a beautiful effect of the trees covered with snow contrasting nicely with the blue sky. Well done.
Have a nice day.
mkamionka (31457) 2011-02-08 8:15
this is a great idea to present this great Byzantine architecture in the snowy decoration. I like it very much. Also the light is great making the color so attractive,
exellent presentatio, great job!
paololg (31448) 2011-02-08 12:58
Ciao dear Sasha,
a masterpiece of light and sharpness! To the architectural beauty of this monastery you have added your cleverness and the perfect choice of the POV, that allows us to appreciate all the details. Sincere congratulations, dear friend, you have done really an excellent work. BRAVO!
Ciao, have a nice day!
jafadabret (56501) 2011-02-11 10:26
Les deux photos sont très belles. J'aime cet édifice bien mis en valeur par la lumière et la neige du paysage. L'architecture est remarquable. Excellent travail !
Mari63 (4085) 2011-02-11 14:10
Ciao Sasha, eccellenti i contrasti cromatici in questa immagine. Ottima la nitidezza.
A me piaceva molto la foto nel WS, il punto di vista è strepitoso. perchè non hai postato quella?
Nota interessante. Ciao Mari
Graal (99088) 2011-02-11 23:41
nice architecture of monastery. Good shot and presentation. Photo well done. Friends all told You.
Have a nice WE.
Angshu (56406) 2011-02-14 5:56
A beautiful picture, with the wonderful church made of bricks standing out against the snoe. Thanks for the WS as well, where you've presented another very pleasant picture. Like the mellow light which lights up the majestic architecture very well. Fine work!
kbr61263 (10) 2011-02-17 4:34
i particularly like the texture of the plants behind the monastery, they are defined but not defined.
ines8 (6098) 2011-02-25 1:06
A very beautiful picture,superb old church, fine details and very interesting note.TFS.
All the best,
dexy (341) 2011-03-08 9:04
Imate lepe fotografije manastira Ravanica.
PaulVDV (23409) 2011-03-12 2:26
A very beautiful winter shot of this monastery, taken from a good angle to show the interesting architectural details.
I specially like the warm red tones of the building surrounded by the white winter world and a blue sky.
Best regards, Paul
lucasgalodoido (21101) 2011-04-13 15:56
Hi Sasha, impressive view of this big monastery in this cold day, and the colors contrast are wonderful. Great job, my friend.
sacavem (18614) 2011-04-26 12:28
I apologize for the delay in my comment, I've been very busy.
Monastery Ravanica under snow, which has withstood the harsh climate of this region, buildings made of myth by human sacrifice.
Like the great plan of the monastery, flanked by trees painted white and under a blue sky.
fabianoleite (9665) 2011-05-17 21:06
Beautiful monastery, the texture is fantastic and its shapes are very peculiar, which I like. Great contrast with the environment. Congratulations!
geoant68 (331) 2011-05-23 0:18
beautiful the view of the church with the snows to surrounded.The clarity and the sharpness of the image is great with the light management to be superb.
axiotea (21649) 2011-08-22 5:42
Another nice presentation of this beautiful monastery, but this time taken during the winter time...with a blue sky and a pleasant luminosity.
The complementary photo is great too!
Morteza_E (879) 2012-02-10 20:53
Picture of a very interesting and beautiful. Good exposure. A good combination
aliabazari (16050) 2012-02-15 13:30
This church is very beautiful building. With good exposure on an added beauty
jusninasirun (17162) 2012-02-22 0:15
With so much snow this year, you still manage many beautiful pictures depicting the winter mood. Lovely blue sky and nice details of the facade. Really good with the framing and thanks for sharing.
fotka (3765) 2012-09-21 5:00
You took gorgeous shot of Ravanica monastery in winter scenery. The orthodox monastery is beautifully restored to its glory. I like the composition with perfect colors, light and sharpness.
fabbs99 (16799) 2012-11-05 2:31
Spectacular shot of the monastery in the snow with good sharpness.Great POV and good composition.TFS.
thebest (4276) 2013-01-12 18:20
Isn't sad when beauty like this monastery can full into the hands of destructive people & forces - war time so sad -
It is truly is a magnificent Monastery so full of amazing detail & character.
Your notes '' as always '' are extensive & highly informative.
Well done Sasha,
elenimavrandoni (14207) 2013-06-25 7:02
Sasha, those images from Serbia are very close to my heart, with a true sentimental value for our countries have so much in common...
your picture is beautiful, the church is monumental and the feelings are emotional!
all the best
DarkoS (2) 2013-07-01 10:29
Predivna Ravanica pod snegom.
Jo vie mi se dopada fotografija iz radionice.
Budi mi dobar.
fritzi007 (7506) 2014-12-17 13:27
beautiful photo and your comment is very good, well done!
Miguel82 (25453) 2015-01-01 6:04
That orthodox monastery situated in Senje appears magnificent surrounded by a thick layer of snow Sasa, informative note about the place history
Happy new year
Periko (3031) 2015-03-04 22:10
Interesting architecture. The building is nicely lit, showing its details, textures and beautiful color.
- Copyright: Sasha Dimitrijevic (kordinator) (19598)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-01-25
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D90, AF-S DX NIKKOR ED VR 18-105 mm f/3.5-5.6
- Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): monasteries and churches in Serbia, winter in Serbia, personal photos with 100 and more points I [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-02-05 2:25