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Church of St. Catherine

Church of St. Catherine

Unfortunately the high altar was undergoing restoration, but I thought it interesting that they had a picture of it on the tarp covering it up. At least it gives an idea of how magnificent it was.

This church was built as penance by King Kazimierz the Great for having murdered a priest who was delivering an notice of excommunication to the king.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/100s f/7.1 at 29.0mm iso3200 full exif

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January Grey06-Jul-2012 03:52
an amazing interior shot, Helen! what a magnificent church! V~
Walter O. Koenig06-Jul-2012 00:14
An interesting shot with the tarp. Very nice details and lighting. "V"
Stephanie05-Jul-2012 23:03
Fabulous! It's hard to tell where the tarp begins and the authentic cathedral ends. Europeans are famous for these types of tarps! V
William Barletta05-Jul-2012 22:24
a super image ~V
Jim Coffman05-Jul-2012 21:40
Just stunning,Helen!!