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Light of the Sun – through the Windows of St Peters , Rome

Light of The Universe St Peters  Rome Nigel Borrington

Light of The Sun
St Peters
Rome
Nigel Borrington

St Peters Rome

The Light of the Sun

Over the Christmas Holiday 2015/16 we visited Rome a city I love very much for among many things its amazing buildings.

On visiting St Peters Basilica, a must do ! , the weather was just amazing for the time of year. Along with the stunning architecture and art, the one thing I could not help but notice was the light from the low December Sun flooding through the many windows located high on the walls around the many domes and chapels.

I spent a lot of time doing my best to capture the effects that this Sun light was creating and here just wanted to share a few of my attempts.

Rome is a city of outstanding churches, none however can hold a candle to St Peter’s (Basilica di San Pietro), Italy’s largest, richest and most spectacular basilica. It is Built atop an earlier 4th-century church, it was completed in 1626 after 120 years’ construction.

Its lavish interior contains many spectacular works of art, including three of Italy’s most celebrated masterpieces: Michelangelo’s Pietà, his soaring dome, and Bernini’s 29m-high baldachin over the papal altar.

Light of the Universe – A Gallery

St Peters Rome 1

Light o the Heavens St Peters Rome 1

Light o the Heavens St Peters Rome 2

Light o the Heavens St Peters Rome 3

Light o the Heavens St Peters Rome 4

Light o the Heavens St Peters Rome 5

2 responses

  1. A fantastic post, Nigel. The sunlight streaming through those windows is fabulous. Thank you!

    January 7, 2016 at 2:36 pm

  2. Thank you Sharon 🙂 🙂

    It was an amazing sight and a true reminder of this great world we live in , right outside of this amazing space 🙂 🙂 🙂

    January 7, 2016 at 3:23 pm

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