Brixen (Bressanone) Cathedral

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Comments (13)

Ryan Calhoun on August 10, 2007

Nice shot. I love the clouds! Very pretty.

©junebug on August 10, 2007

Thanks for your comment, Ryan!

Marilyn Whiteley on August 10, 2007

I'll quibble with Ryan--too strong and dramatic to be "pretty." Very good shot.

Ryan Calhoun on August 10, 2007

It can't be both? With the yellow and blue paint, with the almost gingerbread architecture of the towers, with the twin clocks with oversized numerals and hands... I actually can't think of a better word. Marilyn, you're absolutely right, it's very strong and dramatic, especially due to Anne's wonderful perspective and timing--if it were any less of these things, it would be only "cute". Ahh, but because of it's strength and dramaticism, it majestically graduates to "pretty"!


Marilyn Whiteley on August 10, 2007

Okay, Ryan, I'm willing to add pretty. I guess I consider it a sort of trivializing word, but I realize that not everybody does. (I remember that as adolescent girls, some of us debated whether we'd like to be considered "pretty" or "beautiful." I opted for "beautiful"--not that I considered it an option in reality!)

(And I consider "cute" the ultimate trivialization, though I consider my dog in a side car "cute." It is a trivial picture.)

©junebug on August 10, 2007

Hello Marilyn and Ryan! Thanks both of you for your comments. To me it doesn't matter how you call it, as long as you consider it good, so no need to argue. (Anyway, my English knowledge is probably not good enough to notice these small differences) Cheers, Anne:)

Marilyn Whiteley on August 10, 2007

Yes, Anne, "good" we can agree on--and something stronger than good!

Please excuse me, both of you. My mother taught high school English, and in recent years, since I've been writing a bit of history, I've had copy-editors going over my writing in minute detail. These experiences have left me scarred and hypersensitive.

Cheers, Marilyn

Syl de Canada on August 10, 2007

Hallo Anne Sehr schön, gefällt mir sehr gut! Ein schönes Wochenende! Viele GrüBe, Syl

©junebug on August 11, 2007

Vielen Dank Syl! Ich wünsche dir auch ein schönes Wochenende. Viele Grüße Anne

©junebug on August 11, 2007

Hallo Marilyn, thanks again for your comment. Being a writer (author) you are of course very accurate and sensitive regarding the use of words. Anyway, I'm glad you like this picture. Have a nice weekend! Cheers, Anne

Samantha Lacy ღ on October 7, 2008

Great shot of this beautiful church building Ann, I have also just uploaded some church photos, perhaps you would like a look. Samantha

©junebug on October 7, 2008

Thank you for digging so deep in my gallery and commenting on this picture, Samantha! I'm glad you like this photo! It's a very beautiful church. I'm going to look at your church photos now! Greetings, Anne

©junebug on November 27, 2010

Thanks for your nice comment and 'Like', Edward! Cheers, Anne

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  • Uploaded on August 9, 2007
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    by ©junebug
    • Camera: OLYMPUS CORPORATION u30D,S410D,u410D
    • Taken on 2007/07/04 10:25:54
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    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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