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Les Invalides

Les Invalides

The dome itself is 107 meters high (351 ft), making it one of the tallest monuments in Paris, and was centrally placed in order to dominate the court of honor - one of 15 courtyards at the complex, designed for military parades. The inside of the dome was painted by Charles de La Fosse, disciple of 18th century well-known French painter, Charles Le Brun.

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André De Paepe23-Sep-2012 19:45
Wonderful shot. V!
Richard Bird22-Sep-2012 10:35
Beautiful shot, great detail and well framed.
Helen Betts21-Sep-2012 16:20
Wow, spectacular capture! Excellent perspective, and color, especially the gold, is outstanding. V.
John G Reed20-Sep-2012 17:07
Nicely done. Best J
Walter O. Koenig20-Sep-2012 15:38
Great perspective and details. Good job with the exposure. "V"
Santi Bravo Figueras20-Sep-2012 15:22
Molt bon punt de vista!
Barry Moore20-Sep-2012 14:07
Awesome and a delight to view. ~V~
Brian with an Eye20-Sep-2012 13:25
So beautiful - and memorable from a visit years ago.
Mark Chambers20-Sep-2012 13:06
Great roof. V
Mildred Alpern20-Sep-2012 13:03
Such a masterpiece.
Jim Coffman20-Sep-2012 12:23
A splendid capture,Jose!
burtmann20-Sep-2012 11:28
Your great composition and perspective make this a truly stunning presentation. V+
Yvonne20-Sep-2012 10:52
How absolutely beautiful... can imagine people walking with their heads on a tilt and eyes
glued to this wonderful vision! v
irena20-Sep-2012 10:08
Beautiful detail and light. V
ac20-Sep-2012 08:50
A good idea to take it not symmetrical.
Bob White20-Sep-2012 08:13
Excellent, lots of detail in the dome and a nice pov ...v
MarcViskens20-Sep-2012 07:45
superbe shot José
Colin Dixon20-Sep-2012 07:08
Nicely exposed and composed Jose V
Tom LeRoy20-Sep-2012 06:50
Beautiful shot of this famous dome. V
Bill Miller20-Sep-2012 06:09
Wonderful details, it is hard to judge the sense of scale on such a large dome.
gerrit20-Sep-2012 05:16
Mon compliments!V
Gérard Koehl20-Sep-2012 04:43
Ce cadrage est très bien réussi. V
Bryan Murahashi20-Sep-2012 04:38
Superb photo of this very ornate dome. V
Frank Tran20-Sep-2012 04:34
Very beautiful view! V+
Peggy W20-Sep-2012 04:31
hge5420-Sep-2012 04:01
Stunning composition, and well exposed under difficult lighting.V
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