Chartres Cathedral

by admin on December 20, 2011

Some awesome medieval wear images:

Chartres Cathedral
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Image by stevecadman
Chartres Cathedral (1194-1260). The imposing scale of the cathedral displays the reality that it housed a particularly valuable religious relic – the Sancta Camisia (supposedly the robe that Mary wore when she gave birth to Jesus). The Romanesque cathedral burnt down in 1194, and it was swiftly rebuilt, with most of the reconstruction happening above the next thirty many years. Most of the unique 12th and 13th century stained glass is intact, but regrettably my digital camera was not up to photographing this. The sheer scale of the creating, and the splendor of the stained glass make this a genuinely spectacular area.

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Image by Ka Rasmuson
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Some neat medieval wear pictures:

Notre Dame of Lyon – aka How to Just take Clandestine Cathedral Pictures in 10 Actions
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Picture by Stuck in Customs
This is the interior of the Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière. It is most likely the most lavish and beautiful cathedral I have ever before been inside. It beats the other Notre Dame in Paris by a mile. I’ve never ever been in the Sistine Chapel, which is most likely far more lavish. I was going to visit it on my previous trip to Rome but the Pope died the day I was there… so that a single was… hectic.

Trey’s Tip: My strategy for obtaining tripods into cathedrals and shooting is this:

1) Go in the exit and act like you are lost if someone asks

2) Use a extended matrix-coat and things your tripod up inside like a shotgun. Try not to wander with a limp.

three) Stride confidently by means of the crowds like you are in a hurry on a image assignment.

4) Function your way into the pews and have a seat. You can even pretend to be Catholic and say a number of Latin phrases as you sit down. I propose &quotPater Noster (My Father) or Quid Pro Quo (Rub Beads and go to Heaven)&quot

five) Slide out the tripod and assemble along the ground, When other parishioners search at you suspiciously, give them the indicator of the cross.

6) Look at for outdated people in the main aisle, since they have difficulty finding around tripods. Leap out, get your lengthy exposures at 100 ISO, then sit back again down.

7) If securty happens to get you, blame Trapped In Customs and that will confuse them long enough so you can make a getaway.

eight) Don’t be concerned about obtaining caught. The church is significantly a lot more leniant than they had been through the Inquisition. Most massive cathedrals do have crypts, but they are total of lifeless saints and they have by no means put a photographer in there.

9) If you see a tourist with a little camera using a photograph with the flash on, remember to inform them to end. The flash does practically nothing in that circumstance. It’s just embarassing for them, actually.

10) If you want some publish-processing methods, check out my tutorial at

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Mild on a Provost’s brass
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Image by Lawrence OP
Dappled light from the stained glass windows in this side-chapel on the south facet of King’s College Chapel falls on the memorial brass of Robert Hacumblen (d.1528) who was Provost of the University at the time of the chapel’s completion.

He is depicted dressed in common academic garb of the Middle Ages, putting on a surplice and a fur almuce.

Lookin In The Ruins
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Picture by BrotherMagneto
Walls and properties worn away by time.


Moorish Influences in the Cathedral

by admin on July 18, 2010

A number of great medieval put on photos I identified:

Moorish Influences in the Cathedral
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Picture by chicago boulevardier

Southwell Minster medieval oak doorway
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Picture by -) SHAGGY
This is a fab doorway you can make out the shape of crude crosses on some of the nearly smooth diamonds to the left, those on the correct becoming closer to the hinge edge of the door not obtaining so weathered or dealt with consistently by human hands. View huge/original to see what I mean. Tough to fake a 400-500 yr aged doorway this is the genuine deal.

Make sure you credit score me if utilized and it would be great to depart a link or comment so I could take a search &amp see what you’ve accomplished with it.