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Church of St. Anne

Church of St. Anne

The story goes that this Gothic church dazzled Napoleon, who said he wished he could take it home to Paris in the palm of his hand. Historians have found 33 different shapes of bricks on the facade.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
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William Barletta18-Jun-2012 03:06
Amazing masonry perfectly captured.
John Hamers16-Jun-2012 21:56
Beautiful and fascinating architecture! , great capture!! C
Colin Storey16-Jun-2012 18:57
Very impressive looking church and a fantastic shot of it. v
Zoltán Balogh16-Jun-2012 12:01
So beautiful Helen, wow! V
janescottcumming16-Jun-2012 01:20
It is a very intriguing and beautiful building. How will they ever get up there to fix the cross on the left spire? I like the repeating pattern of the pointed arches. V
bill friedlander16-Jun-2012 00:50
Captivating upward thrust of the architecture. Excellent capture with razor sharp details. V
woody3415-Jun-2012 23:10
No wonder Napoleon wanted to take it home....A very beautiful Church and those amazing have captured it perfectly in great detail.
Graeme15-Jun-2012 22:54
The details are so well detailed, Helen.BV
Walter O. Koenig15-Jun-2012 22:53
Exquisite detail on this ornate church. A sharp and clear image works well against the gray sky. "V"
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography15-Jun-2012 22:50
Very nice capture of this great architecture, Vote.
Mairéad15-Jun-2012 21:43
A most unusual church.
Stephanie15-Jun-2012 21:22
Brick!!!!! Now THIS is awesome!!! BV :)
Jim Coffman15-Jun-2012 20:50
Great capture,Helen! Excellent detail!
Carl H. Johnson15-Jun-2012 20:29
This masonary work simply stunning!!!!
John Reynolds15-Jun-2012 20:13
An amazing structure. V.