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Posts tagged “Church

Dundas St. United Church Stairs

Stairs Dundas St United Church

Dundas St. United Church Stairs

This is a shot of the stairs going up to the balcony where I took the shot of the sanctuary in my previous post. I love the lines and curves of this staircase! Location: Dundas St. United Church – Woodstock Ontario.

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Dundas St. United Church, Woodstock

Dundas St United Church

Dundas St. United Church – Woodstock Ontario

Today we attended the funeral of my wife’s Aunt. It was a beautiful service in a beautiful old church. Before we left I took a few moments to take this picture of the sanctuary from the balcony.


Doors Open Waterloo Region 2015 St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church

Another Church we visited during the Doors Open Waterloo Region tour was St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church on Bleams Rd. The paintings were wonderful!

St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church - Nativity Scene

St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church – Nativity Scene

St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church - Crucifixion

St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church – Crucifixion

St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church - Santuary

St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church – Santuary

Serving the several thousand people of the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge and Guelph Romanian Orthodox community, the church was designed in the form of an ark, and in 2011 nearly every inch of the walls and ceiling were decorated with magnificent, traditional, hand-painted frescoes and icons, telling the story of Christ in images. The iconostasis wall is adorned with icons and vigil lamps.


Doors Open Waterloo Region 2015 – Trinity Anglican

Another Doors Open Waterloo Region has come and gone and this year had no lack of interesting sites to visit.

One of our first stops was Trinity Anglican on Blair Rd. in Cambridge. Here is the description from the Doors Open Web site.

Trinity Anglican is the oldest church building in Galt (Cambridge), set in a traditional churchyard surrounded by a cobblestone fence with a 1909 lych gate. Trinity’s striking, exposed-timber nave roof has ornately decorated trusses. Other highlights include beautiful stained-glass windows, an 1845 bell, an abundance of carved woodwork by Waterloo’s Globe Furniture Company, and other vintage wood trim.Trinity AnglicanTrinity Anglican-3
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Church Steeple

St. Andrews Lindsay Ontario

St. Andrews Lindsay Ontario

This is St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Lindsay Ontario. I love the architecture of these old churches.


Royal York Road United Church

Royal York Road United Church

Royal York Road United Church

The Royal York Road United Church in Toronto has a beautiful Sanctuary with blend of wood, brick and stone. We attended a memorial service here for my wife’s Aunt. It was a beautiful service in a beautiful church.

This shot is a vertical pano made up of three, three exposure HDR shots processed in Photomatix and the panorama merged together in Photoshop


Calvary Steeple

Calvary Steeple

Calvary Steeple

As we walked around St. Jacobs (Ontario) the other day my wife says, “Look at the steeple of our old church. Take a picture.” Sometimes I don’t see the picture that she see’s but I took the shot anyway. I started playing with some post processing on it tonight and I think it turned out to be an interesting shot. So as usual I will say – You are right Elizabeth!

Processed in Lightroom, Photoshop and OnOne Perfect Effects.