Toward the Light

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© Deborah Downes
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 28, 2012
TakenMarch 7, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm

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A blending of past and present, the play of luminous light and shadow, a hush, the warmth of peace and a silent prayer of thanks. All I experienced as I captured this part of the 13th century abbey of San Galgano in Tuscany.

27 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    What a beautiful entry..Lots of multiples to be found on the pillars and bricks...

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    Wonderful infinity photo and great earth tones!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    This is awesome, Deb!! And places around the USA have "historic districts" . . . HAH!

  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    I feel as if I'm standing in this photo. Very nicely done.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (27 Feb 2012):

    this is a great shot.. love the pov.. the texture is great.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    powerful shot! perfect for this theme.

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (27 Feb 2012):

    wonderful entry

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    An excellent entry!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    An entry into JPG's Theme Park worth multiple kudos.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    Superb entry

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    Great!! Perfect to the themes!!!

  • Doglvr

    Doglvr gave props (28 Feb 2012):

    Great depth!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    I know her very well, is perfect for the theme, good.

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    Powerful image .. great patterns.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    Beautiful lighting-- glow is dreamlike---pov,balance, geometry, and detail orchestrated so well

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    i know this spectacular place..... great shot!!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    spectacular peice of work.....OUTSTANDING!!!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (1 Mar 2012):


  • charu ram

    charu ram gave props (1 Mar 2012):

    very cool!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (1 Mar 2012):

    so good!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (3 Mar 2012):

    fantastic entry, deb!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag said (4 Mar 2012):

    wonderful shot!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Mar 2012):

    I love this!! It is absolutely wonderful!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (7 Mar 2012):

    A feast for the eyes! Excellent entry, and fantastic capture!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (12 Mar 2012):

    Super entry, I'm back to get my Italian Fix :)

  • Laurie Search

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  • Melissa Valencia

    Melissa Valencia gave props (21 Mar 2012):

    This reminds me of a scene in the movie Ever After. What a beautiful image. Another European treasure you've shared with us!

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