Divine Light

Candles inside the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute cathedra, Venice, Italy.

December 3, 2009 | 29 comments
D700 Italy

EXIF: Aperture: ƒ/2.2 | Exposure bias: -4/6EV | Focal length: 85mm | ISO: 500 | Shutter speed: 1/800s |



29 comments

  • hoi on 03.12.2009 @ 09:33

    I really like the smoke on the left.

  • MARIANA on 03.12.2009 @ 10:00

    What a brilliant picture . I was just replied to you and talked about sadness of my woman , and now all these candles, a church's atmosphere .... I really love emotions transferred through this /. Each of us can get a different story :)

  • Vogelmann on 03.12.2009 @ 10:03

    WooooooO!

  • Laszlo on 03.12.2009 @ 10:09

    Sweeeet shot! The smoke to the left drew my attention instantly - it really enhances the photo. Very well done!

  • THEYS on 03.12.2009 @ 11:57

    A brilliant before plan, bravo!.

  • fabrizio on 03.12.2009 @ 14:20

    superb is the only word I think

  • yz on 03.12.2009 @ 14:32

    beautiful
    there's a certain calm mood to it

  • Oscar on 03.12.2009 @ 14:36

    Una muy buena composicion, y un dof impecable

  • Jaol on 03.12.2009 @ 15:47

    Masterly framed and composed. Brilliant!

  • grapf on 03.12.2009 @ 16:15

    awesome background!
    These blurry red lights...

  • Krista on 03.12.2009 @ 16:56

    Wow! So much detail to take in... the dripping wax, the background lights, the slight swirl of smoke... amazing!

  • Otto K. on 03.12.2009 @ 17:11

    really nice!

  • remy on 03.12.2009 @ 17:41

    wow, fan!

  • sherri on 03.12.2009 @ 22:29

    So many nice details. The dripping of the wax, the slight bend of some, and the smoke. It's lovely.

  • rian on 03.12.2009 @ 22:53

    terrific exposure.. it's like a cityscape.. :)

  • Antoine on 04.12.2009 @ 01:04

    Superb capture. Colours are very beautiful.

  • Elaine- on 04.12.2009 @ 01:19

    wow, this picture automatically makes me think of God, with a smile... just gorgeous!!!

  • Luis on 04.12.2009 @ 03:21

    Very well seen, but it's the smoke trail from the candles to the left that got my attention for w while. Very nice job.

  • SuperSiggi on 04.12.2009 @ 03:42

    wow...wonderfull...

  • Tulna on 04.12.2009 @ 04:26

    I'm a sucker for candles in churches anyway and this is a unique take on such shots. Great work.

  • don on 04.12.2009 @ 10:56

    A beautiful image with the candles against the dark background. I like how your exposure seem spot on and the processing excellent.

  • george@minimalistics on 04.12.2009 @ 11:11

    Hi Faisal

    Thank you for your comment on my photo-blog. Now that I've found yours and taken a look through I'm impressed - definitely one of the best that I've come across since I started blogging a couple of months ago. Now bookmarked and (will be) voted for. Superb!

    Keep up the good work!

  • John Maslowski on 04.12.2009 @ 21:01

    Brilliant composition, the number of candles is amazing. Perfect exposure along with a great background.

  • Ken on 04.12.2009 @ 22:12

    Wow! Great image and smoky wisps!

  • Max on 05.12.2009 @ 18:20

    Simply amazing! :)

  • Marie on 06.12.2009 @ 16:09

    excellente composition, avec une belle lumière.

  • Turnbill on 06.12.2009 @ 18:35

    Great composition. Live the background bokeh.

  • aleksarus on 29.12.2009 @ 05:17

    the red dots in background like a spaceship of invaders :))

  • Peter on 27.12.2010 @ 02:01

    I love this image. Did you shot in RAW?