Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary and Gharb | Gozo

The National Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of Ta’ Pinu sits just outside the village of Gharb on Gozo, the island next to Malta. This Roman Catholic parish church and minor basilica is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Ta’ Pinu. The church that stands here now was built between 1922 and 1932, when it […]

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Shine

This abstract black and white long exposure was taken on the first Google Plus European Photo Walk in Berlin. The theme of the weekend was architectural long exposure photography, using neutral density filters. This is a style of photography that I hadn’t tried before at the time, so this is one of my earliest experiments. […]

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Dôme des Invalides | Paris

The Dôme des Invalides, in Paris, is the most prominent of the complex of buildings known as the Hôtel National des Invalides. Les Invalides was built during the reign of Louis XIV,  as a home and hospital for aged and unwell soldiers. The royal chapel, which contains the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte, was completed in 1708. The golden […]

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