Places Of Worship - Photography Contest [44 entries]

Blue Mosque - Istanbul Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
62.2%
Contest goal:

A place of worship is a specially designed structure or consecrated space where individuals or a group of people such as a congregation come to perform acts of devotion, veneration, or religious study. A building constructed or used for this purpose is sometimes called a house of worship. Temples, churches, and mosques are examples of structures created for worship. A monastery, particularly for Buddhists, may serve both to house those belonging to religious orders and as a place of worship for visitors. Natural or topographical features may also serve as places of worship, and are considered holy or sacrosanct in some religions; the rituals associated with the Ganges river are an example in Hinduism.

Exterior and interior are both allowed.


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Blue Mosque - Istanbul - created by vanDeursen


Blue Mosque - Istanbul
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/44Score: 62.2% (35)5556 views
  • Camera: SONY
  • Camera model: NEX-5
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • Aperture: f/3.5
  • ISO: 1600

Although not as old nor imposing as its neighboring Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, being an active worship centre, conveys with such a beautiful interior all the peace and tranquility with which all religions should be practiced. (5 years and 131 days ago)


Loch-Envel - created by Zizounai


Loch-Envel
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/44Score: 62% (30)2096 views
  • Camera: Panasonic
  • Camera model: DMC-FZ200
  • Exposure time: 1/1600
  • Aperture: f/4.0
  • ISO: 100

(5 years and 131 days ago)


Interior of the Cathedral of Amiens - created by Denlig


Interior of the Cathedral of Amiens
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/44Score: 61.7% (25)2121 views

(5 years and 132 days ago)


19th Century Wood Church - created by Dmitry


19th Century Wood Church
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/44Score: 61.7% (20)1941 views

Russia (5 years and 131 days ago)


A church in the snow - created by Denlig


A church in the snow
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/44Score: 61.4% (15)2066 views

The Church St-Gervais and St-Protais in Gisors (Normandy) (5 years and 133 days ago)

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