Thursday, April 14, 2011

Friday Shoot-Out: Places of Worship

The my town shoot out subject this week is places of worship. 







The above four pictures were taken at an outside place of worship which has a large statue (inside the triangular structure) of Padre Pio.  It is located in Buena, I believe, which is next door to Vineland, which is my town.  I like the idea of it being outside, adding something natural and organic to the sacred.
This is a church in Washington DC.  I took this picture from our tour bus.  We were on the top of the double-decker--had to watch out for branches!
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This church is in Boston.  Boston is a wonderful place to visit!  I went there for a conference and I hope to get back there for a visit someday!

I hope you enjoyed.  Have a great weekend, everyone!!

9 comments:

  1. A beautiful display of places of worship. Love the shot of the one in Washington.
    QMM

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  2. i like that outside place of worship, great idea and it is beautiful

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  3. Boston is also on my wish list. I've seen so many churches in Europe and none of my own country.
    I like the idea of open air worship also. remember my childhood, a long, long time ago, when we went to summer camp up in the woods above Prescott Az. and we had vespers everynight in the forest.... wonderful memory - thank you for digging it out.

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  4. I love your detail shots in the beginning -- the benches. Your shot of the National Cathedral in Washington brought back memories because my grandfather, an artist, did work on one of the small chapels in the cathedral. I also remember the church in Boston.

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  5. Love your shots! Wish i could visit these cathedral too, they are awesome!

    FTSO

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  6. Oh beautiful...don't ya just love old churches! Wonderful shootout! Hugs, Sarah

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  7. I really like the contrast in the churches you have shown us, the simple outdoor place of worship and the grand city churches. My favourite shot is the third.

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  8. The Boston church is my favorite. But I know how hard it is to keep branches out of you pictures while moving in a car it's good picture as well.

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  9. You chose such great places of worship. :) I like the idea of worshiping outdoors...at least in good weather.

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