photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
Bill Adams | all galleries >> Lens Experiments and Test Shots >> 60mm f2.8 AF-D Micro Test Images > Icon Laden Czar Bible.jpg
previous | next
Icon Laden Czar Bible.jpg
02-AUG-2005

Icon Laden Czar Bible.jpg

Kremlin Armory, Moscow, Russia

More jewels and highly detailed religious figures and icons adorn the cover of this treasured Bible. Even the toenails on the human figure have been carefully painted onto this mini-masterpiece. Again, the four insets in the corners depict the four evangelists of the New Testament.

All my Kremlin Armory pictures were taken with one lens, the Nikkor 60mm f2.8 Micro. No "professional" cameras were allowed in (so I had to use my crummy old Nikon D2x), and all my other lenses had to be checked at the front gate before I could enter.

Nikon D2x ,Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D AF Micro
1/60s f/8.0 at 60.0mm iso100 with Flash full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
comment | share
Alex in Toronto, ON CA 28-Sep-2005 07:18
Nevertheless, an impressive capture of the cover.
If only the faith that created all the religious works you pictured had been a living faith!