In the Basilica Notre Dame in Montreal, there is a smaller cathedral just behind the original one. This was built as the large one would be under-utilized for smaller gatherings, and the smaller one provided a more intimate and personal space.
This Cathedral was originally completely built of wood, and was, in 1978, a victim of arson. it was completely destroyed, but painstakingly restored, and opened again in 1982.
The natural sunlight lights the space well, but creates a lot of problems for photography too... The contrast is simply too much :)
The structure you see in the center of the image is cast out of bronze and weights about 20 tons, made of many pieces.
- Copyright: Goutham Halkurke (Goutham) (147)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-01-08
- Categories: Architecture, Artwork
- Camera: Canon EOS 7 D, Canon 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 EF-S IS USM, 72 mm UV HOYA
- Exposure: f/3.5, 1/10 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-10 17:02
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