Saturday, 24 August 2013

Picture This #214 ~ Person, Place And Thing

Hi Debby, thanks for hosting.  :)
Here are my three photos:  
 two monks I met in Spain
Monastery

shadows found inside Alcobaça Monastery, Portugal
Alcobaça Monastery

flower captured in New York Botanical Garden
Garden 226


8 comments:

  1. Wonderful shot of them.

    Beautiful play of the light in the corridor.

    Exquisite flower.

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  2. Hi Sophie!! Great to see you back as a regular contributor!! Great shot of the monks. Looks like they are hurrying to prayer. Beautiful B&W shadow shot inside the monastery!! You probably know from many of my posts that I love flower shots, so the third one I like a lot, too :-))

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  3. Hi Sophie 3 beautiful captures for the theme very nice work;)

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  4. Three awesome shots for the theme, Sophie! Were they Capuchin Franciscans? Nice editing in the first. Beautiful shadows and light in the second. Lovely flower in the third.

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  5. I love the shot of the monks. I saw a group of monks at The Cloisters ( Museum of Modern Art) and wanted to photograph them, but they seemed so incredibly HOLY that I didn't want to interfere with what seemed to be some highly religious reverie over the artifacts being viewed. It was a tiny chapel with several sarcophagi in it.

    The monastery shot if my favorite. I adore architectural shots. I hope it is being restored. It's sad to see all of the broken pieces on the side, like a jigsaw puzzle waiting to be put together.

    Pretty flower. Looks like it got top heavy and toppled over. I haven't been to the NY Botanic Garden yet. So much to see and do here. I start school next week which will curtail our explorations of the city for a while. I'll only have Sunday's free.

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  6. Good photo of the monks and I like the way you caught the monastry in monochrome. I very much like your upsidedown flower.

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  7. Hi Sophie, I like all three of your photos. The photo of the monks going back into the abbey is done well in sepia tone. I love architectural photos too. I like the composition in the monastery. I like how you chose an upside down flower as the subject.

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