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St Bridget's convent ruins

St Bridget's convent ruins
Photo Information
Copyright: Carol Dorion (CAROL50) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 853 W: 113 N: 2287] (8960)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2005-09
Categories: Nature, Architecture, Mood
Camera: Minolta X700, zoom 28-85 mm
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-09 11:22
Viewed: 3659
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Just across the Pirita River from Tallinn , 6 kms from the city lie the majestic ruins of St Bridget's convent.The largest convent in Old Livonia , St Bridget's was founded in 1407 as part of a Swedish religious order and functioned until its destruction by Ivan the Terrible 's forces in 1577. What remains today are the massive Gothic facade and walls of the main building , foundations, cellars and a cemetery full of old crosses .This is an absorbing site .Thank you for looking ,

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  • dareco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1672 W: 16 N: 832] (15528)
  • [2009-04-09 22:43]

I especially like the pov!! Interesting old headstones, very good depth and detail. TFS

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  • trekks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1995 W: 141 N: 3390] (13665)
  • [2009-04-10 9:38]

hi Carol

Interesting POV of the cemetery view ending with a convent facade although blocked by the tree in front of it but a good choice of vertical composition with good depth.

tfs, bill

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