This exquisite little stained glass window lies in the north chapel in the 12th century church of St Mary & St Peter in the village of Wilmington, East Sussex, England. The window shows St Peter surrounded by a bee and nine different butterflies. Believed to be of 15th century Flemish origin, it suffered extensive damage in the fire that decimated the little chapel on the 21st July 2002. It has been replaced and redesigned lovingly by Paul San Casciani, who has used pieces of the original window and incorporated the legendary phoenix bird that represents it being re-born out of the ashes of the fire.
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jhm (128073) 2013-10-01 1:24
I am since a lot year a big fan of this type of fire glass with the specially paintings.
When I am interior of a church, remains this me always fascinate
Your picture is very nice and very high of quality.
Nice light and perfect sharpness.
Very well composition, lovely presentation. TFS.
snunney (72762) 2013-10-01 2:44
A fine capture of this splendid rejuvenated stained glass window. Ideally exposed under an even light with superb saturated colours and very good clarity.
SnapRJW (23704) 2013-10-01 4:48
A richly coloured and beautifully designed window Brian. The butterflies and bee must have some significance although I know not what. In any event they make a charming detail here. A well managed shot, did you have to do much in the way of squaring here? Warm regards Rosemary
Romano46 (11573) 2013-10-01 6:01
oggi proponi una foto in un genere che a me piace molto, ma che, purtroppo è molto difficile da realizzare, quantomeno a Roma, perchè nelle chiese non è permesso usare il cavalletto e se non si possiedono obiettivi particolarmente luminosi il risultato è estremamente aleatorio.
Questa tua è eccellente perchè hai raccolto nel fotogramma tutta la delicata finezza del disegno e le delicate sfumature del colore.
Un eccellente lavoro che a volte viene poco apprezzato, ma spesso si fotografa per se stessi e non solo per gli altri.
Ciao e buona giornata
rychem (13720) 2013-10-01 8:48
It is really a bautiful stained glass. Is St. Peter the patron saint of beekeepers? Splendid photo with beautiful colors and details
ChrisJ (91292) 2013-10-01 13:25
Perfect sharpness and density with vibrant colour and a good exposure without the oe often encountered in this type of shot. Well framed and composed with no part of the screen wasted. Nice warm cold colour contrasts between the red and blue. Perfect framing and control over perspective. Tfs!
jjcordier (67292) 2013-10-01 23:16
Une photo de très belle qualité de ce magnifique vitrail coloré.
subhendu_bagchi (21110) 2013-10-01 23:47
hello Brian, a beautiful window panel. Nicely designed. Excellent textures. Great sharp presentation. Nice light. A very good one. Tfs.
dkmurphys (42567) 2013-10-02 4:56
Attractive detail, a fine artwork in great saturated colors. Well taken.
Periko (1389) 2013-10-02 10:30
It is not common to see stained glass windows in this site, and this is very nice. Well done.
mjw364 (6142) 2013-10-03 5:56
Informative not e and a great stained glass window! Love the colours and the design of it is far from 15th century - it has a quite modern feel to it too. The colours here are perfect.
Nicou (105903) 2013-10-03 20:44
quel vitrail et ocmpo sueprbe iamge et compo quelle couleur et ce dessin sueprbe compo et vue mervielleux.
Bravo et amitié
siudzi (27769) 2013-10-14 2:08
This one is absolutely impressive with superb intensive red & blue tones! Beautiful piece of art! Very well executed image with great exposure and sharpness. TFS.
Have a lovely day!
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (37152)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-03-23
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 28-75mm F2.8 SAM, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/40 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-10-01 1:20