23 July 2009

St Anna

Another church. This is the interior of St Anna's church in the Lehel district of Munich. I was struck by the light falling on the figure from a window out of view in this image creating the sharp contrasts and layers of shadow.

7 comments:

Fio said...

Just FANTASTIC photos. Congrats!

tetsu said...

Wonderful! :-)

brattcat said...

An arresting image. Good catch.

m_m said...

So artistic angle! Great capture! Lovely play of the light!

Hilda said...

The sculptures and stained glass window are beautiful, but I have to say that the artistry of your photo in this instance easily matches or even outshines them! This is gorgeous.

olli said...

Thanks all. I've always liked this one. Again it was mostly luck - when I passed the church the light from the window (out of picture) was falling perfectly on the statue to the left.

The only bit that sometimes annoys me is that I managed to cut off the bottom of the plinth the lower statue is standing on. I have gone back since to see if I could retake it and included the whole of it but I've never found the same light again.

ちょみ said...

Very nice light and shadow...
I love this contrast feeling.

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