Monday Window – Chauvigny

This ‘secular’ stained glass window clearly isn’t contemporary with the medieval church in Chauvigny where it can be found – but that doesn’t make it a bad thing.

#MondayWindow 9 December 2019

Monday Window: Carcassonne

An unusually-shaped and exceptionally ornate stained glass window in the Basilique de Saints Nazaire et Celse in the city of Carcassonne.

#MondayWindow 25 November 2019

Monday Window: The Grand Mosque, Muscat

The Grand Mosque in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, features many stained glass windows. In accordance with Islamic tradition, images are geometrical and abstract rather than featuring depictions of the human form.

#MondayWindow 11 November 2019

Monday Window: Side-chapel of Perigueux Cathedral

Another stained glass window, this in a small side-chapel of the imposing Byzantine cathedral in Perigueux.

#MondayWindow 28 October 2019

Monday Window: The Church at St-Martial-sur-Isop

I’ve just heard about the #MondayWindow challenge that’s being hosted by Ludwig Keck.

Here is my initial contribution – a stained glass window high up on the wall of the old church in the nearby village of Saint-Martial-sur-Isop.

Monday Window 14 October 2019

Three windows

While in the great cathedral of Cahors, my eye was drawn to these three stained glass windows and their juxtaposition with the curve of the dome

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Threes

Stained Glass Monochrome

The main interest in photographs of stained glass usually lies in the vibrant colours.

However, a monochrome image, such as this one of a window in the church of Saint Cirq Lapopie, helps to accentuate the intricacy of the patterns that go to make up the overall effect.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Patterns