Uploaded: September 19, 2016 17:24:33 | Entered: January 12, 2021 17:58:18


Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral (Our Lady of Reims) is the seat of the Archdiocese of Reims, where the kings of France were crowned. The cathedral replaced an older church, destroyed by fire in 1211, that was built on the site of the basilica where Clovis was baptized by Saint Remi, bishop of Reims, in AD 496. That original structure had itself been erected on the site of some Roman baths. A major tourism destination, the cathedral receives about one million visitors annually.

Shot this amazing marvel during a day tour of the Champagne country side in France, about three hours from Paris. For PG 101's "Old" Theme Challenge. HTD 101.


Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 20, 2016

Fine architectural photo Usman! #1669204

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic September 20, 2016

Majestic! #11519037

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 21, 2016

Neat comp to capture the geometry of the space! #11519154

Michele Peterson level-classic September 21, 2016

What an amazing capture, Usman!! #11519195

Patrick Rouzes October 30, 2016

Congrats on all your well-deserved finalists, Usman! #11532275

Cora Miller level-classic April 26, 2018

Outstanding composition! #11695505

Cora Miller level-classic April 26, 2018

Outstanding composition! #11695506

Terry Cervi level-classic January 12, 2021

Love this, Usman!! It is simply stunning! Wonderful POV, colors and detail! #11866410

Harvey A. Ravitch January 13, 2021

Fine details, POV, and Wonderful image , Usman ! #11866531

Terry Cervi level-classic February 28, 2021

Glad to see this in the winner's column, Usman! It's gorgeous! Congrats! #11880136

Michele Peterson level-classic February 28, 2021

So happy to see this get gold! Amazing place. Congratulations! #11880221

Bob D. Hall level-classic March 01, 2021

Big congrats on your gold, Usman!! #11880379

Janet Criswell level-deluxe March 01, 2021

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Usman! #11880486

LJ Corliss level-classic March 01, 2021

Congratulations on your wonderful win :) #11880791

Gail Sullivan March 03, 2021

Congrats, Usman! #11881148

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic March 03, 2021

Congratulations Usman! #11881221

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