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Church of the Reformed Franciscans

Church of the Reformed Franciscans

We stumbled across this church while walking down a street to another building, but there was a Mass going on, so I had just one chance to take a picture. My husband held back the curtain at the entry, and I waited for a time that wasn't totally silent, and took my shot.

I just now finished work at 10:30 p.m. so may get a bit behind in commenting!

Nikon D800 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/200s f/3.2 at 45.0mm iso4000 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Anitta Vuorisola08-Feb-2013 15:36
Wonderful shot with such a great light as I know how little light there usually is. Such a beautiful altar area, almost can here them singing a hymn... *V*
globalgadabout08-Feb-2013 15:26
remarkable clarity in your superbly framed shot...they certainly spared no expense here with the decorations...V
Martin Lamoon08-Feb-2013 15:11
Excellent capture. That my only problem with the D800 the shutter noise...
Kevin Warren08-Feb-2013 13:22
This is quite beautiful, Helen. I enjoyed reading about your strategy also!
joseantonio08-Feb-2013 05:25
The light and details in this shot are amazing. Very well done.V.
William Barletta08-Feb-2013 01:45
Wonderful colors in this~V~
Regine L.08-Feb-2013 01:17
Good to see a church filled with worshippers.
Carl H. Johnson08-Feb-2013 00:50
Isabel Cutler08-Feb-2013 00:47
Gorgeous interior - what is the significance of the blue trees?
woody3407-Feb-2013 22:44
What a wonderful find....gorgeous altar and surround....beautiful vivid colours ....a church in use with the congregation adds a human interest...V
janescottcumming07-Feb-2013 22:35
Wow, how beautiful! V
Karen Stuebing07-Feb-2013 22:27
Gorgeous church and captured so beautifully. I love the light, gold and ornate interior. V.
marie-jose wolff07-Feb-2013 22:16
very rich and sumptuous baroque decoration! V
Jean Chiasson07-Feb-2013 22:13
A very beautiful image and vivid colors Helen big vote
John Reynolds07-Feb-2013 22:10
Well taken. Great result. V.
Jim Coffman07-Feb-2013 21:49