The image of Lord of Bonfim "Nosso Senhor do Bonfim" has been brought as a promise made by the sea and war captain of the Portuguese navy, Theodozio Rodrigues de Faria, after surviving a severe storm to bring the image of Brazil to his devotion.
In 1923 , by reason of the celebrations for Independence of Bahiathe Hymn to the Lord of Bonfim was composed authored by the poet Arthur de Salles and John Antonio Wanderley . This song became very popular in Bahia until today .
A view from the church interior using a hand rail as "tripod"....
Model - NIKON D700
ExposureTime - 1/5 seconds
FNumber - 2.80
ExposureProgram - Normal program
MeteringMode - Multi-segment
LightSource - Auto
Flash - Not fired
FocalLength - 14.00 mm
FocalLengthIn35mmFilm - 14 mm
Image Quality - RAW converted to JPEG
Flash Used - Not fired
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imageme (1500) 2014-01-19 15:32
Hi Rui, Proper exposure resulting to such beautiful image with original colours and light. The interior design is well captured with details. The table on the right side and the benches lead to the altar give sense of depth to the composition. The silver green tones fill the whole church with glory. Thank for sharing
Silvio1953 (115175) 2014-01-21 8:16
Ciao Rui, great view of fantastic interior, excellent perspective, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
eldancer1 (24769) 2014-05-09 7:33
Wow! That's a lot of gold! Nice capture of the interior of this beautiful church. I like those high ceiling and very ornate decorations. Good details. Well done, tfs.
- Copyright: Rui de Camposinhos (ruisc_pt) (10343)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-01-01
- Categories: Architecture, Artwork, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D700, Sigma 14mm f2.8 EX
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: BAHIA - BRAZIL
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-19 15:03