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Dominican Church, main dome
16-JUN-2012

Dominican Church, main dome

Although a church has always stood on this site since the 14th century, the current building dates to the years after the destructive war of 1655-1661, during the Russian occupation. As "DK Eyewitness Travel: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania" states, "The unassuming doorway, which can be easily missed, belies the sumptuous interior."

I came to really understand the meaning of "light streaming in" at this church. The light was streaming in everywhere.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/100s f/5.0 at 38.0mm iso1000 full exif

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gerrit04-Sep-2012 12:13
V, I like the symmetry!
William Barletta19-Aug-2012 06:22
Super ~V~
woody3419-Aug-2012 00:14
Stunning..the beams of light ,colours and details are amazing..
Zoltán Balogh18-Aug-2012 23:06
How magnificent Helen! V
Mairéad18-Aug-2012 21:19
This is outstanding - the colours and details are amazing and you've captured
the streaming light. V
Chris Spracklen18-Aug-2012 21:04
What a work of art this dome is, Helen…
And you've captured it superbly, dear friend. *V*
bill friedlander18-Aug-2012 20:55
Richly decorated and a lovely color palate. A fine shot and the light pouring in is indeed wonderful to see. V