Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Cross Purpose

Amid The Concrete Jungle, A Sign Of Deep Faith


Church in central Melbourne. Photograph copyright: DAVID McMAHON

16 comments:

Moannie said...

And it will still be there when the tower block is dust. The power of faith eh?

Luke said...

Nice shot David…I love the reflected blue in the background.

Suldog said...

I can't click to get a larger detail, David. Is there a decoration directly under the cross - under the eaves - of a viking helmet, or some other such thing with horns?

(I don't have my glasses today, either, so maybe it's not even close to that.)

Maggie May said...

A good thing to find amongst all the concrete!

jams o donnell said...

Very ice shot. It reminds me of all the old parish churches in the City of London that are surrounded by office buildings.

CrazyCath said...

I love the contrast - framed well against the blue (?)glass building behind - the old against the new.

Digital Flower Pictures said...

Nice juxtaposition with the old and new

*Two thumbs up*

willow said...

Great modern backdrop to a lovely old church. It's amazing how the new city grows up around the roots.

Bernie said...

I love the thought process behind this shot... Very compelling...

Cool shot, ours is up as well at burntofferings and more at bernies fotoblog.

Have a great WW!!

womaninawindow said...

I wish all cities were made up of buildings like this. There's nothing of modern architecture that speaks to me. This does.

Anna said...

Excellent composition, love the contrast between ages of the architecture. Anna :)

Lori said...

Great shot....Happy WW:)krujtd

lisaschaos said...

I'm so glad to see some old still left amongst the new and not just demolished and done away with.

YellowRose said...

I love photographs of churchs, especially ones in the big cities, such a contrast. Great shot!

Happy WW!!

fishing guy said...

David: What a beautiful cross, nicely captured.

Texas Travelers said...

I really liked this post and photo.

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