Photo Friday -Toulouse Church

 

This is from the Church of the Jacobins from Toulouse, France.  In particular, it’s a view of a column in the sanctuary of the church.  At the top of the column, it radiates out in a palm tree design to support the roof.  The photo doesn’t really show the height of the ceiling and how light and airy it makes the room feel along with the huge stained glass panels.  This is definitely a must see in Toulouse.

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Photo Friday – St. Emilion Church

This photo is from St. Emilion, a famous wine growing region just outside of Bordeaux in France.  I loved the way the sun was shining through the tree and the great texture in the church tower and the sky.  This shot has so much dynamic range that the camera couldn’t capture it all so the highlights are blown out and the tower was deep in shadow.  I fixed it as much as possible but the sky still wasn’t working for me – black and white to the rescue!

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