Florentine Abstracts

Always Look Up

Skylight over Michelangelo’s David, Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze, Florence, Italy. Designed by architect Emilio de Fabris and completed in 1882.as part of move of statue into the Galleria.in 1873. 

Side chapel ceiling, Baroncelli Chapel, by Taddeo Gaddi between 1328 and 1338, Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence, Italy.

Crossing Dome, The Duomo, Florence, Italy.  The painting in the enormous dome, The Last Judgment,  covers 3,600 metres (38 750 ft) of painted surface. It was started in 1568 by Giorgio Vasari and Federico Zuccari and completed in 1579.

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Egypt Memories

The Land of the PHARAOHS

Greetings, Egypt

Felucca on the Nile, Near Aswan, Egypt

Hieroglyphics, Edfu, Egypt

Mosque of Ibn Tulin, Cairo, Egypt

While these shots have been in previous posts, they are among my favorites. The Egypt trip as a whole is one of my top two or three ever.

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Waiting For A Sign

Waiting, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

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Karnak and Luxor

The Same But Different

Columns, Temple at Karnak, Egypt

Karnak

Columns, Temple at Luxor, Egypt

Luxor

 

 

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Silent Sunday

Transept dome and lantern, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

Transept dome and lantern, Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy.  The lantern is an 18th century addition to the 15th century church.

Vaulted Blue

Apse Ceiling Vault, 14th century, Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy

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