A lighted pole lamp is no match for the glow created by natural light filtering from an ancient window
The highlights and shadows in textures, which show up best when it is exposed from an angle by a light source, reveal fine details that make it a more compelling subject for monochrome images. The light from the window creates interesting shadow designs and exposes the brick wall and old rafters.
A monochrome image of relief designs on a glass window
A simple image of light through a mosque window in India becomes dramatic in monochrome
We end our series of images from around the Wilmington, Delaware area with a composition of reflections from and stairs through glass windows.
Trinity Episcopal Church, Wilmington, Delaware was built in the 1880s. It is a traditional English Gothic structure that features beautiful stained glass windows. The exterior walls are made of rough, dressed Avondale stone, and the church has a high, steeped roof. The church’s tower and spire were added in 1925. Twelve bronze bells in the tower chime the hour.
Although these windows in junk vehicles at Old Car City are broken, they still create intriguing designs in glass
The sunset backlighting the pier creates fascinating rays on Myrtle Beach and the windows of the restaurant
An arched window at Darbargadh Poshina, Gujarat, India reflects the historic palace dome and terrace
Another example of artistically designed windows at Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India
The domes of Jami Mosque, Khambhat, India have latticed windows made in the typical architectural style of Gujarat. Not only do the windows let in light, but they also provide an artistic feature of architecture.
A stone window in the Abbot’s House at Muchelney Abbey, Somerset, England
Ivy has taken over this building with little room to spare for a door and partial window at Thornbury Castle Hotel in England
Washing the windows of Windsor Castle must be a high job!
Reflections of modern London caught on a glass window on the bank of River Thames
A small window framed by stones and with light shining through the glass at Duke University Chapel in North Carolina
The 77 Duke Chapel windows were designed and constructed over a three-year period by 15 artists and craftsmen. They are constructed from over one million pieces of glass, imported from England, France, and Belgium and varying in thickness between 1/8 and 3/16 inch. The largest window measures 17.5 by 38 feet, and the smallest measures just 14 by 20 inches.
The pride of Spirit Square is the 730-seat McGlohon Theater, named in honor of the late legendary jazz pianist Loonis McGlohon of Charlotte. With beautiful stained glass windows and a cupola, this space served as the First Baptist Church sanctuary for many years. The theater has been carefully restored to preserve and enhance its unique architectural details.
Interesting reflections on arched windows of an old church in Charlotte, North Carolina
Reflections on a window create a framed composition of a building, blue sky, greenery, trees and a path