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The Baptistry Window at Coventry Cathedral

By DicksPics
These images were taken on a boys' day out to Coventry a few weeks ago.
This baptistery window at Coventry Cathedral was designed by John Piper and created by Patrick Reyntiens - it has a total of 195 panels.
At the foot of the stained glass window is the baptismal font, shown in V2; it is made of a huge rock brought over from the Holy Land not far from Bethlehem.
V3, showing the whole window, was a tricky one to photograph as there was so much light shining through the central area.
Many thanks for all views, votes and comments on my ' Sunset at Correlejo' upload!

Richard

Tags: Architecture Coventry Cathedral Baptistry Window Stained Glass

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Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2014 10:16PM
That looks amazing Richard - not sure myself how to tackle stained glass windows.
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Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2014 10:22PM
Incredible design. Makes a fantastic image, especially V1 Richard.
Peter.
29 Jul 2014 10:23PM
Excellent captures Richard, beautiful window,
Fred.
netta1234 Plus
4 336 2 Wales
29 Jul 2014 10:24PM
Waaw!!!These are brilliantSmile
NettaSmile
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 12:37AM
Beautiful image...
IB
Tish1 Plus
3 16 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 1:12AM
The question is re V1 were you standing, sitting or on your head Grin. This is a very special collection, the colours are enticing, the geometrics created by the shape of the windows are very attractive, enhancing the composition. I love all three of them.


Tish
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
30 Jul 2014 2:02AM
The design of the window so reminds me of a popular quilt design used by quilters here-- These are marvelous images of this window!
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Jul 2014 2:23AM
The whole window is most impressive but there is no doubt in my mind that the more interesting images arise from concentrating on smaller more colourful sections as you have shown in V 1: and I do like V 2 with the font taken against an even smaller section. Well thought out and considered images, beautifully captured, Richard,and any would be proud to have them ion his/her portfolio.
R.

Sorry your comment on my Flotilla image has been lost: had problems with the site last evening, and in the course of trying to sort it out, I lost yesterday's image and all the comments posted, including your own.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
30 Jul 2014 5:49AM
What a stunning window, Richard, superb captures. Carol
ugly Plus
8 5 57 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 6:29AM
It nice to see my birth city again is still being visited.
Most people just get sent there.

Great colours and it has impact in your images.
A top set of shoots.

Dave
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 6:42AM
A very impressive set, all three beautifully captured.
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
30 Jul 2014 7:18AM
Very nice captures Richard, very impressive.

Dave.
Suzicoo 4 480 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 7:18AM
Impressive set of images, so hard to capture.
I last visited Isle of Man in 1968 also but for the Manx Grand Prix Grin

Suzicoo
30 Jul 2014 7:19AM
Whoah!!!!!
What a photogenic place....
3beauties here
30 Jul 2014 7:34AM
Impressive photography Richard, great images!

Jenny Smile
30 Jul 2014 7:47AM
These are three well photographed shots, V1 is wonderful a definatley Wow factor. I love them all but V1 is most outstanding.
Great to see this beautiful Cathedral
Patty Grin
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
30 Jul 2014 8:06AM
An impressive and enjoyable set of images.

Albert
30 Jul 2014 8:43AM
Excellent photo's Richards well composed and very vibrant colours. interesting info about rock used as font. great!Grin
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 8:51AM
Three great shots in tricky lighting conditions, Richard. Love the colours.

Ray
30 Jul 2014 8:51AM
Are the remnants of the bombed cathedral still there?
These pictures are great.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
30 Jul 2014 9:23AM
Impressive set.

ken
alansnap Plus
12 577 26 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 9:51AM
A lovely series. V1 for me.
Alan
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
30 Jul 2014 9:51AM
A very good set, Richard, they complement each other so well and the order is spot.

Dave
gss 2 1 Romania
30 Jul 2014 10:21AM
All the set is very impressive but the first/last pictures are amazing!
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 39 10 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 10:24AM
Excellent captures Richard, V1 for meSmile

Cliff
30 Jul 2014 10:39AM
These are excellent Richard, V1 is very creative, makes a great abstract. The light and exposure in all three is superb.Smile

Danny
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
30 Jul 2014 10:44AM
Each one is worthy of praise Richard. I think the full view of V3 sets the tone for looking at the other two and you've done a great job with the composition and light.
Joan
30 Jul 2014 11:06AM
excellent Richard a very compelling set of images indeed all awards so well deserved fine work and considered compositions

Graham
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Jul 2014 3:32PM
It certainly provides great abstracts Smile A fine set, Richard, with V1 being my fave Wink
Trev Smile
A lovely set of images Richard, V2 is my favorite but all of them have some beautiful light and colours. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Carol
ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 4:12PM
3 very impressive images Richard,

Ali Grin
JuBarney 5 20 3 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2014 4:50PM
A super set Richard & esp. love V2
Ju
30 Jul 2014 5:12PM
Three excellent captures, Richard,especially V3!!
Effrossini
30 Jul 2014 7:20PM
Excellent work Richard! Three wonderful captures!
George
30 Jul 2014 9:07PM
Great spot for V1 Richard. The lines make for a really strong image.

Steve
30 Jul 2014 9:20PM
Great stuff, Richard, and well done on V3.

V1 is the best one for me, though they're all good.
30 Jul 2014 9:38PM
Wow! A window with impact. Beautifully captured. Like all 3 but V1 for me today. Love the pov GrinGrin

kathryn
Superb set of images, Richard. Stunning compositions. Perfectly presented.

Fred
capto Plus
4 3.9k 8 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 12:25AM
A very eye catching set.Smile

ivor
31 Jul 2014 4:30AM
Brilliant set. Great Pov.
31 Jul 2014 9:02AM
V1 for me, this shot really brings out the best of the architecture and the glass.
cantona43 Plus
10 924 4 England
31 Jul 2014 2:55PM
three stunning shots they have it all
Neil
31 Jul 2014 5:44PM
Fine Architectural design, very well captured in this set Richard

Brian
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 6:42PM
Wonderful series of images, fantastic work.......love them all but especially V1!! Smile
Mike_Smith Plus
9 290 1 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 7:58PM
Hi Richard, three wonderful shots, V1 is a cracker
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
31 Jul 2014 10:43PM
breathtaking trio here Richard, .. V1 is an all categories winner
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
3 Aug 2014 11:38AM
Beautiful set Richard, with V1 my favourite; excellent abstract!
Rende
OMG !!!! How fab is this set Richard !!!!! Wish I had seen this before because you would have had my UA !!! That is for sure !!!

PamGrinGrin

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