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Sainted Places


beautiful, magical, mysterious, holy, forbidden, hidden, lost, enchanted, forgotten, rotten, well-known, jammed, destroyed, rebuilt, silent or loud...


photography of sainted places +details. (must not be christian places).


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purgatory and demons, mural painting in the choir, village church in Behrenhoff, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(June 2014).
(a very interesting piece but also difficult because of the different versions of overpainting in the last 200 years and the bad state of preservation of the paintings and the whole church)

purgatory and demons, mural painting in the choir, village church in Behrenhoff, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(June 2014).

(a very interesting piece but also difficult because of the different versions of overpainting in the last 200 years and the bad state of preservation of the paintings and the whole church)

window detail,village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

window detail,village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

exterior wall of a small village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

exterior wall of a small village church in Behrenhoff,Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.(May 2014).

dome painting, Dom St.Jakob, Innsbruck, Österreich/Austria, (May 2010)
finished: 1734

dome painting, Dom St.Jakob, Innsbruck, Österreich/Austria, (May 2010)

finished: 1734

Fontana, Parco del Pincio/Pincio Park, Rome. (June 2011)

Fontana, Parco del Pincio/Pincio Park, Rome. (June 2011)

"Raub der Proserpina"/ The rape of Proserpine, sculptur by Adam Ferdinand Tietz, Schlosspark Schloss Seehof near Bamberg, Bavaria. (March 2014)

"Raub der Proserpina"/ The rape of Proserpine, sculptur by Adam Ferdinand Tietz, Schlosspark Schloss Seehof near Bamberg, Bavaria. (March 2014)

Presbytery, St. Peter und Paul, Oberammergau, Bayern (Bavaria). August 2013
built: 1735–1749

Presbytery, St. Peter und Paul, Oberammergau, Bayern (Bavaria). August 2013

built: 1735–1749

medieval painting in the arches of St. Nikolai, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

medieval painting in the arches of St. Nikolai, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

wall and arch paintings, side aisle of St. Marien, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

wall and arch paintings, side aisle of St. Marien, Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

window detail, Basilika Gößweinstein / basilica Gößweinstein,Oberfranken(Bayern) / Upper Franconia (Bavaria).(March 2014
(full view please:)

window detail, Basilika Gößweinstein / basilica Gößweinstein,Oberfranken(Bayern) / Upper Franconia (Bavaria).(March 2014

(full view please:)

ornament detail (on a pillar) of the Tomb of Lord Samuel von Behr (with canopy),Doberaner Münster/ Minster of Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)
built: 1626

ornament detail (on a pillar) of the Tomb of Lord Samuel von Behr (with canopy),Doberaner Münster/ Minster of Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

built: 1626

detail of the floor in the Chapel of Pribislav (Pribislavkapelle), Doberaner Münster/ Minster of Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

detail of the floor in the Chapel of Pribislav (Pribislavkapelle), Doberaner Münster/ Minster of Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

central aisle (seating+high altar ) Doberaner Münster/ Minster of Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)

central aisle (seating+high altar ) Doberaner Münster/ Minster of Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania). (March 2014)