Let There Be Light

Cee’s challenge for this ‘assignment’ is to juxtapose natural and man-made light.

This photograph shows the interior of the old church in the ancient village of Saint Cirq Lapopie. On the wall on the right is the natural light of the sun, but the rest of the illumination is provided by the sunlight passing through the man-made stained glass widows.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Natural v Man-made light

Much bigger than a breadbin

Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week is ‘bigger than a bread box’ – or, indeed, ‘breadbin’.

You could hardly claim that that’s a particular limiting factor in making a choice of what to post.

So here’s a very big church located adjacent to the Argentomagus archaeological site.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge 25 February 2021

Take a Pew

Take a pew? Somebody’s taken all of them from this church in Confolens and replaced them with chairs.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Seating

Monday Window: Limoges Cathedral

Another beautifully renovated stained glass window from the cathedral in Limoges.

#MondayWindow 16 November 2020

Monday Window: Mezieres-sur-Issoire

Behind the altar in the church of our local village, Mézières-sur-Issoire.

Monday Window 31 August 2020

Monday Window: Perigueux Cathedral

Behind the font in the cathedral of Perigueux.

#MondayWindow 17 August 2020

Monday Window: Chapel of Chateau de la Riviere

The Chateau de la Riviere which featured last week is not all dereliction by any means. It is currently used as an equine stud farm. It also boasts its own chapel, which features some outstanding stained glass windows.

#MondayWindow 3 August 2020

Monday Window: Perigueux Cathedral

I missed out on posting a window last Monday, so to make up the shortfall here are two fine examples of stained glass, from the Cathedral of Saint Front, in Perigueux.

Monday Window 6 July2020

Look up

A view of part of the mightily impressive vaulted and domed ceiling of the Cathedral of Saint-Front in Perigueux.

I did my usual trick of lying the camera on the floor pointing upwards, setting the timer and hovering just out of shot to make sure that nobody steps on it. It gives a different perspective and also stops you getting a crick in your neck.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Domes and Arches

Faded Fresco

This faded – and, by the look of it, unfinished – fresco in the church at Confolens is in need of some sympathetic restoration…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Anything Painted