31 March 2009

Facade


Part of the facade of the Basilica seen thru an archway of the Old Town. Following on from yesterday's post, this is where the Festival of Music is held each August. Tiered seating is built for the audience, with a large platform for the musicians extending over the steps in front of the entrance to the church.

16 comments:

  1. Oh Jilly, even the sunray came just to the right place at the right time for you! This photo is like a painting, love it.

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  2. c'est beau et la porte fait un beau cadre autour

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  3. The people and sunlight are placed perfectly. Very 'Italian' scene, but then, Menton's close!

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  4. Jilly, you could have told us you took this picture in Italy ! Architecture, statues in their niche, pavements, arch, light rose shade ...... all reminds a delightful Italian square with a gentle way of life feeling.

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  5. I agree with Catherine.

    Jilly this is an exquisite photo. The framing with the arch in the foreground is just perfect.

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  6. Nicely framed scene with the round of the arch surrounding the square forms of the church. Perfect shot.

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  7. Everything has such a wonderful patina. And I love that open portal, that vertical rectangle of black. Jilly, you do such amazing work.

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  8. I agree with all of hte above, perfect light, framing and composition. The human element makes it so much more interesting!
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  9. Love the framing of this photo.

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  10. Ceci est une très jolie prise de vue, Jilly.

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  11. Beautiful perspective! Great photo!

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  12. Elle est superbe cette basilique dommage que la gardienne soit si peu aimable

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  13. What a lovely building and a super place for a concert!

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  14. A beautifully framed shot!

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  15. Very nice image Jilly - a careful arrangement with nice echoes

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