Black and White in Color

Heavenly Geometry

Dome over future tomb of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark

The dome over the side chapel which holds the future tomb of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark in Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark. Roskilde Cathedral is the site of the Denmark’s royal burials. Domes have long been associated with burials and tombs. They are said to be a reflection of the heavens and the cosmos.

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Wordless Wednesday

CFFC: Piles or Stack

Fine Wine

Bottles of aging port at Quinta do Seixo in the Douro River Valley,  the winery where Sandeman products originate. Sandeman was established in 1790 and was family owned until 1993.

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A Photo A Week: A Study in Light

Sky Lights

Dome, Basilica da Estrela, Lisbon, Portugal

 

The Estrela Basilica (Basílica da Estrela) or the Convent of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, sits on one of Lisbon’s seven hills.  Queen Maria I of Portugal ordered construction of the church to fulfilled a promise after giving birth to a healthy son (José, Prince of Brazil). Unfortunately, Jose died of smallpox before construction was completed in 1790. Surfaces are covered with green, pink and yellow marble.

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One Word Photo Challenge: Panorama

Two World Views

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