Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue. It is located on the corner of Rue Saint-Charles and Chemin Chambly in the ville of Longueuil, Quebec. The cathedral was constructed from 1884-1887, and was completed in 1911.
A funeral was held for Jean-Pierre Côté, the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, on July 17, 2002.
It was in this church, in 2005, that the faithful of the diocese paid tribute to Pope John Paul II, following his death. They also wished a happy pontificate to his successor, Pope Benedict XVI, during a special vigil attended by the bishop as well as a local congregation of Filipino Religious Sisters.
The churchwardens regularly organize fundraising campaigns to proceed with renovations to the cathedral as well as for the parish's rectory.
Back to the aspect of the photography, I took this picture at 19:00hrs and it was pretty dark with scattered shower occasionally, it was hazy light. The tree in front of the church acts as a big obstacle for taking a good picture. After 20 minutes of fighting with angles, I finally took this picture with prime lens 17-55mm F-stop 3.5-5.6. Never give up just need a little more patience.....tip for other photographers.
This is not a great photo but I assume that is the best angle with my limitation of my gear to my point of view
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pajaran (47742) 2013-10-23 7:15
Interesantan tekst o staroj katedrali, sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled u noci ...
Dobar rad, lepo pokazana arhitektura i detalji na fasadi.
Lepa arhitektura i trenutak sa svetlom koje je istaklo lepotu fasade.
Imajte lep i uspesan dana, sve najbolje.
An interesting article on the old cathedral, with the given data ...
Nice view at night ...
Good work, beautiful architecture and details shown on the facade.
Beautiful architecture and timing with the light pointed out the beauty of the facade.
Have a great and successful day, all the best.
Miguel82 (19258) 2013-11-07 5:03
A remarkable cathedral Anna, excellent light management and night colors, I'd like to see Esmeralda in that place, your photo comment is interesting and gives useful details, thanks, all the best, have a nice day
jmdias (51899) 2014-01-05 0:53
a marvelous view of the façade under a difficult light. the result is very nice with good view of this architectonic details. I liked the colors, specially the deep blue. TFS.
lousat (71343) 2014-02-07 10:44
Hi Anna,i like a lot the night pics,and this is a top quality work! The exposure and the detail are fantastic,great way to show us this facade so decorate,i like it!! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano