Friday, March 1, 2013

Shadow Shot Sunday - Steeple Shadows



Shadow Shot Sunday 2 is back, and I am looking at shadows that fall around the steeple and building of our church, the 1st Congregational Church in our neighboring town of Derby. Built in 1821, it fits the mold of the white Congregational church in the center of a New England town. The shadow here were probably taken in Winter and Spring 2005 after a restoration of the building and cupola base of the steeple. Plenty of intricate shadows up there - the view to the front door leaves us with shade covering the sanctuary. A New England tradition still...see shadowy art, spiritual and otherwise at SSS2

17 comments:

Vane M. said...

Linda estrutura...torres são sempre peculiares. Um abraço!

MyMaracas said...

What a charming steeple. Why, oh why, aren't churches made like this anymore (human-sized, with loving attention to detail)? It seems like the newer ones in our area could pass for a sports stadium, huge and commercial-looking.

Sylvia K said...

The picture perfect New England town, Ralph! And such a lovely church!! Love the steeple! I'm sure you'll be happy to see those BLUE skies again! Wonderful shadow shot for the day, as always!! Enjoy!

Norma Ruttan said...

such a lovely sight! the fencing reminds me of a lighthouse.

robin. said...

looks like a wonderful fit for the town. beautiful church!!

Chubby Chieque said...

Hi Bro!

What's up this cold winter days? Hope you and Mrs. P are in the best of everything.

We still have a crazy winter weather. Tired but we can't do anything with it.

I agree with your reader that, what is the reason that they don't build churches with beautiful steeple nowadays.

Really beautiful treasure that I hope the town will take good care of them.

Enjoy the rest of the w/end.

/CC girl

Paula Scott said...

Love the architecture and the intricate shadows created from it.
Spring is almost here! I'll bet you guys are more than ready for it!

colleen said...

It's like a monumental wedding cake!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Love the viewing levels on this beautifully designed steeple! And so white! It must be an impressive sight in the streetscape!

acreativeharbor.com said...

Great shadow shots and so New England ^_^

LV said...

Never been to this part of the world. It was so nice seeing some of the great churches around there.

edenhills said...

That is quite the amazing steeple!

bj said...

Just a perfect NE town...and such great churches.
Great shots....

BLOGitse said...

Beautiful!
These kind of buildings are like art.
Greetings from snowy Helsinki!

Lorri M said...

What a lovely steeple, and I like the perspectives you have shown us. Beautiful images!

Beverley Baird said...

What interesting architecture? Would be fun to go up and look around!
Great shdows for then day!

Chubskulit Rose said...

Such a beautiful church steeple!

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