Jerusalem - The Dormition Abbey

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Jerusalem - The Dormition Abbey

Terry Cervi level-classic 11/24/2010 7:26:40 PM

How beautiful this is, Rony! And I love what you did with the sky! What great information too! #1330207

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/24/2010 7:48:11 PM

Fannnnn....tastic Rony! I love it.

Happy Thanksgiving!

jo ann c. #9062343

Rony Sagy level-classic 11/24/2010 8:01:32 PM

Thank you Terry and Jo Ann, and Happy Thankgiving to all. #9062376

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 11/24/2010 8:08:40 PM

Hi Rony,Beautiful capture.Wonderful tratment,Happy Thanksgiving!!!!! #9062387

Bojan Bencic level-classic 11/25/2010 6:36:51 AM

Amazing light and clarity, Rony. Love the sky. #9062802

Tiia Vissak level-classic 11/25/2010 8:26:24 AM

beautifully done! #9062953

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 11/25/2010 9:39:51 AM

Wonderful capture, Rony! #9063067

Anita Hogue level-classic 11/25/2010 2:36:45 PM

A truly gorgeous capture, Rony! #9063272

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/25/2010 4:04:47 PM

Stunning capture and effect! #9063338

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 11/25/2010 4:12:16 PM

And the outcome is phenomenal, Rony! Superme clarity, tones, textures, lighting, sky, pov,comp & beauty! This will be back, my friend! WTG! #9063348

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 11/25/2010 9:02:10 PM

Outstanding capture of this Monastery, Rony, and wonderful effects with the sky! So fascinating to read about the history, thank you so much for sharing it with us. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving! #9063663

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 11/25/2010 10:54:38 PM

Excellent job, Rony! #9063756

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 11/26/2010 10:50:52 AM

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS and PERFECT in everyway, Rony!!! <>< #9064612

Joanna Madloch 11/28/2010 3:33:52 PM

Majectic structure, beautifully photographed, Rony. #9068108

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Description

Atop King David's Tomb in Jerusalem, Israel, is the last supper room and the Franciscan Monastery, the Dormition Abbey. Unlike King David, who in all likelihood was buried in David City - not on Mount Zion - Oskar Schindler is buried here.
http://www.feeljerusalem.com/videos/mount_zions_religious_history.html
In 1524, the Ottoman ruler, Sulieman the Magnificent, seized control of the whole complex of vaulted passages and buildings, called it al-Nabi Da'ud (the Prophet David), and partly modified it for use as a mosque.
f/5.6,24mm, HDR. November 13, 2010.
And the sky? It really looked inconsistently angry. The HDR process made it look even worse. I thought that replacing it with a nice calm and even sky would not do justice to the place. So I settled for some painted effect on the real image.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, ExposureTime: 124/100000 seconds, FocalLength: 27.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 11/24/2010 6:34:10 PM

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