Saint Stephen's Basilica in Budapest is the largest church of the capital. It was built between 1851 and 1905 in neo-Renaissance style, its professional restoration was finished in 2003. The impressive exterior of the building is in harmony with the artistic interior: at the sanctuary you can see the Carrara marble statue of St. Stephen, the first Hungarian king. In the Holy Right Hand chapel you can see a national relic of Hungary, the Holy Right Hand of St. Stephen. The treasury is open to the public and visitors can enjoy the panorama of Budapest from the round look-out tower between April and October (a lift is available). The more than 100-year-old, renewed organ and the wonderful acoustics of the church make it possible to organize unforgettable church music concerts here.
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papagolf21 (98732) 2012-10-07 11:26
Bonsoir, cher Ovidiu,
Très douce lumière nimbant cet édifice religieux. La mise en valeur du sujet principal est d'une grande réussite.
Sujet très intéressant avec un très beau résultat.
wbrandon76 (26) 2012-10-07 11:56
This is a wonderful picture. The composition is superb, the street in the foreground leading to the church. And the orange color really create the mood.
Thank you for showing this wonderful pic
aliabazari (16154) 2012-10-07 13:45
Hi Ovidiu dragă
Vezi frumusetea de adâncime și perspectivă. Culori reci și calde. Bine lucrat.
În ceea ce privește ....
marabu61 (10717) 2012-10-07 14:16
Beautiful composition of this church in Budapest. The pleasing warm light and the dark street leading towards it, makes it stand out nicely.
Very good picture indeed.
have a good week
pajaran (59105) 2012-10-07 22:22
Lep pogled i trenutak ...
Dobra ostrina, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobar tekst i kompozicija, lep trenutak sa svetlom koje je naglasilo lepotu arhitekture.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Nice view and a moment ...
Good sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good content and composition, beautiful moment with the light emphasized the beauty of architecture.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best in the new week that started.
Graal (102474) 2012-10-08 0:23
basilica is beautiful. Good shot and vertical composition. Fine perspective of street and details of architecture. Also well informations.
Have a nice day.
Nicou (139126) 2012-10-08 3:02
sueprbe compo et iamge fantastique vue de cette basilique qui ressort dans la belle lumière quel cadrage avec la rue, sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié
dkmurphys (57047) 2012-10-08 4:21
Frumoasa imagine. Astia chiar au o capitala adevarata. Imi place diferenta de lumina intre planuri.
Sa ai o saptamana usoara!
abmdsudi (52449) 2012-10-08 6:35
I love the great depth and three dimensional effect of this fine architecture, excellent clarity, contrast and detail. The symmetry lead the eyes to into the far end. to evenmore grandeur look. The structural intricate designs are so well rendered revealing its majesty. This is a very fine image, a remarkable landmark. Congrats
josepmarin (58343) 2012-10-08 10:58
this one was not an easy capture, because of the difference between the sunlit basilica and the street under the shade in foreground.
You have reached a good balance between both areas, in an image very sharp, and with a good exposure. The warm colors increase the beauty of the composition.
jemaflor (95389) 2012-10-08 12:33
Très belle architecture parfaitement présentée, bon angle de prise de vue et bon gestion de la lumière, j'aime beaucoup le ton chaud pour le rendu de la façade en pierres.
maria-v1981 (10932) 2012-10-09 4:25
A magnificent postcard,perfect time of exposure and light balance and impressives details and colors,nothing better to show us this beautiful church.
Have a nice day and thanks,
kordinator (20459) 2012-10-09 7:29
This is amasing composition with nice architecture.
Imteresting natural frame for the image.
Great depth of field.
Silvio1953 (139927) 2012-10-10 3:45
Ciao Ovidiu, fascinating view of fantastic cathedral, great perspective, wonderful warm colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
jhm (150812) 2012-10-11 3:34
You shows us these nice image of the Saint Stephen's Basilica in Budapest on a very well moment.
Perfect perspective and depth picture.
Excellent panoramic view about these area.
Nice composition, good captured. TFS.
Have a nice day,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-11-11 15:52
Very beautiful church with fantastic colors and architecture. I like the large open space in the front and those cafes on the sides. I like that strong yellow color due to the light. Well captured with sharpness and colors.
gstavros99 (0) 2013-06-21 6:26
elenimavrandoni (0) 2013-09-29 15:27
Ovidiu, a very impressive architecture of the largest Basilica in Budapest, extraordinary soft light!!
all the best
- Copyright: Ovidiu Sotiriu (Schnappilic) (9690)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 450D, Tamron AF SP 10-24mm f/3,5-4,5 Di II LD, RAW, 77 mm HOYA Skylight UV
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
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- Theme(s): Churches of Hungary [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-07 11:22
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