Tuesday, July 17, 2007
The Ceiling at Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona
This is a partial view of the impressive ceiling at Sagrada Familia cathedral by Gaudi.
It is hard to capture new angles when it comes to frame these columns that resemble trees or those sort of stars and flowers that simulate the thick canopy of branches in a tropical jungle.
The place is still under construction so it can be full of scaffolds but if you watch where you shoot, obstacles won't ruin your picture.
There's no need to say that geometry plays an important part in the design of this ceiling. If you enlarge and examine details you will discover the mathematical perfection Gaudi obtained after prolonged sessions with scale models in his workshop.
To make it look more surrealistic than it already is, I experimented a little with the picture and here is the result.
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