He Restoreth My Soul

© Sharon Day

He Restoreth My Soul

Uploaded: June 20, 2005


Travel & Place

Title taken from Psalm 23 in the Bible. Church is a great place to go for renewal. Taken at Powell Gardens near Kansas City, this is the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel. After a couple of comments on the lighting I thought I'd share this bit of info. This chapel appears mostly wooden in this photo, but between every column is a large window. The whole chapel is surrounded by windows including the ceiling. Image originally submitted as "Crying In The Chapel" which was for our Yahoo group's Elvis theme.


Paul Michko June 20, 2005

Beautiful chapel and I love the lone figure of your daughter. Great image for the Elvis theme, Sharon. #266094

Leslie W. Cothren June 20, 2005

Love, love, love, the lines, the symetry, and everything about this photo. Good job! #1491541

KHAWLA Haddad June 20, 2005

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWW Sharon love this image so much great lines , colors and your compsition on this so beatiful , Great image for the theme and song well don!!
Love it!! #1491559

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe June 20, 2005

I agree with Paul and Leslie. Well done Sharon. Peace, karen #1491561

Gloria B. Wood June 20, 2005

Perfect Sharon....great entry! Excellent composition and lighting! I like this very much! #1491580

Roger Bernabo June 20, 2005

Beautiful shot, love the perspective #1491585

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 20, 2005


Very nice shot.

Great lines and colors.

Nice with the lone figure in it.

Very peaceful and calming image.

Kerby #1491615

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 20, 2005

Wonderful capture of a magnificent chapel, Sharon, cool perspective, awesome angles and lines. Nicely done! #1491636

Marcie A. Fowler June 20, 2005

Beautifully done Sharon!! I think it fits very nicely!! #1491652

Susan T. Parady June 20, 2005

Awesome color, line and perspective. Super lighting. The lone figure definitely adds interest. Terrific image! #1491835

Kara L. Hendricks June 20, 2005

Amazing detail and lines Sharon!! Didn't even see your daughter till you said something.. Great shot!! Wonderful theme entry!! #1492010

Olivia Navarro June 20, 2005

Wow, what a fantastic shot and I love the people element to it. This will be back again! #1492030

Susana Ms Heide June 20, 2005

Captivating lines and detail! Perfect exposure! Well done on the Elvis theme! #1492419

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 20, 2005

Great shot for the theme...I'm going to have to check when these themes are! I have enjoyed seeing everyones! #1492857

S J June 20, 2005

I really enjoy looking at this WINNER, Sharon!! Fabulous image and great perspective!! I absolutely love it!! #1492957

Jessica McCollam June 20, 2005

This is VERY COOL, Sharon! Fabulous lines! Excellent for the Elvis theme!! I have to agree, you have a Winner here!:) #1493184

Susan T. Evans June 20, 2005

A big WOW on this Sharon, fantastic image, WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1493403

Karma Wilson June 20, 2005


Karma #1493412

Judy S. Fung June 20, 2005

Wonderful lines, composition and capture, Sharon! #1493479

Patty Razonable June 20, 2005

Fantastic image and perspective!! Very crisp, clear, and I love the wood work!! Excellent, Sharon!! #1493735

Kathleen Clemons June 20, 2005

WOW from me too, Sharon, this is excellent!! #1493820

Tammy Scott level-classic June 20, 2005

WOW from me as well, Sharon! What a great architectural shot this is! Great for the theme! #1494285

Larry Lawhead June 20, 2005

Great shot, SHaron!!! Looks like a very cool place, love the detail.

      LarryL http://lsqrd.blogspot.com/


Debra Booth June 20, 2005

Wow, Sharon! Excellent architectural shot! Wonderful for the theme!! #1494415

Diane Addonizio level-classic June 20, 2005

Great lines and dof, Sharon! #1494687

Terry R. Hatfield June 20, 2005

Thats A Swanky Looking Chapel Sharon! The Lighting Is Superb,Nicely Balanced Image!! #1494797

Stacey M June 20, 2005

Sharon, this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Perfect image for todays theme! And perfectly presented!!! #1494910

Sharon Day level-classic June 20, 2005

Thank you all for such nice compliments! I appreciate each one! #1494932

Julie Abston June 20, 2005

Wow Sharon! Everything is perfect...the composition, lighting, perspective, design. VERY well done! #1495119

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 20, 2005

I love all the lines, colors and lighting, Sharon!!!! #1495176

Carol Brill June 20, 2005

Beautifully balanced shot with fabulous lighting and sharp, precise detail, Sharon! #1495226

Diane Dupuis June 21, 2005

PERFECT Sharon!!!! #1495644

Jill Flynn level-classic June 21, 2005

This is AWESOME Sharon. The lighting and view are gorgeous. Love everything about this. I bet we'll be seeing this one again! WOWOWOWOW! #1497136

Cheri K. OBrien June 24, 2005

A sliver of solitude, wrapped in the craftmanship of the house of the Lord Our Savior. Absolutely beautiful creation, framing, lighting, crisp and clean. Well Done! You will have priority at the gates of Heaven! #1517431

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 24, 2005

Sharon this is very very beautiful!!!! The lines and structure and your perspective and angle are perfect!!! None the less the lighting is out of this world! I'am sure we will see this one again!! #1517633

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 26, 2005

Beautiful shot Sharon. Love the way you look way down to the front. Great job. Beautiful colors. #1522689

Cesar J. La Rosa June 28, 2005

Excellent perspective, lighting, colors and lines, Sharon. It's BEAUTIFUL!!! #1533333

Colette M. Metcalf June 28, 2005

Fantastic, Sharon!!! #1533431

Kevin Elliott June 30, 2005

Sharon, I like it. Beautiful chapel, clean and simple.

Just wondered if you also tried it with an absolutely symmetrical compaosition from the cnetre of the aisle? The slightly left of centre shooting point doesn't quite work for me. #1541686

Phil Sauvey July 01, 2005


Simply beautiful!!! I am glad your daughter is in the photograph as it puts the chapel in perspective and it adds so much. This photo has so much meaning and anyone who breathes air should be able to relate. What do I see in this photo? The empty seats represent the emptiness or loneliness we sometimes feel. Sometimes we may feel we are alone but in fact, we are not (you are there taking the photograph). We are surrounded by beauty but sometimes we need to open our eyes to see it. The interior of this chapel is made of wood, a product of nature. And Sharon, this works for me!! #1545349

Sharon Day level-classic July 01, 2005

Thank you all for such wonderful compliments on this image! I've really been overwhelmed with the response this one has gotten. It really is a beautiful chapel on the inside. I hope I did it justice! #1545365

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic July 22, 2005


Congratulations on your finalist.

Good luck in the finals.

Kerby #1622861

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 22, 2005

Congratulations, Sharon on this special image!:) #1623829

Judy S. Fung July 22, 2005

Congrats, Sharon! #1623868

Bryan Yates July 23, 2005

Congratulations Sharon!! This a beautiful shot of a beautiful church! #1624825

Kathleen F. Greer July 23, 2005

Congrats on this beauty Sharon!!! #1625738

Susana Ms Heide July 23, 2005

Hey, you made it to the finals with the Elvis theme!!! CONGRATS! #1626481

Donna J. Taff July 23, 2005

Congrats on all your finalist wins, Sharon!! #1626810

KHAWLA Haddad July 23, 2005

Big Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Sharon good luck in the next round !!! #1626965

Mary N C. Taitt July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this and on all your earlier finalists too! Mary #1627029

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Sharon! #1628127

Kathleen R. Struckle July 23, 2005

Just stunning!!Congrats!! #1628968

Tammy Scott level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Sharon! Way to go! #1629061

Debra Booth July 23, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Sharon!! #1629524

Cesar J. La Rosa July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this AMAZING Finalist, Sharon!!! #1629590

Kara L. Hendricks July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful image finalist... And your others... WTG and best of luck to you!!! #1631183

Stanley J. Contrades July 24, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Sharon, on this terrific Finalist!! Best of luck to you in the next judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1632057

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations,Sharon! #1632886

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations Sharon. Good luck in the next round. Love your gallery. #1633159

S J July 24, 2005

So very nice to see this again, Sharon!! Congratulations!! #1633442

Mary K. Robison July 24, 2005

I would not be surprised if this incredibly beautiful image made it much, MUCH higher, Sharon. Congratulations on this exquisite finalist! #1633644

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2005

A well deserved finalist Sharon!!! I knew it first time I saw it!!! #1635183

Ken Grooms July 25, 2005

Great eye, beautiful chapel, well-deserved win! #1638646

Frederic David July 26, 2005

Amazing composition and atmosphere!

fred #1640260

Sharon Day level-classic July 26, 2005

Thank you all for the wonderful compliments!!! I really appreciate each one! #1642223

Jay Patel July 29, 2005

Very nicely done. I like the addition of your daughter in the photograph. #1654261

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 30, 2005

A bit late in wishing you congratulations on this excellent image, Sharon!
Kathleen #1655434

Toni Hopper August 06, 2005

Makes me think of Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs. Nicely done! #1684392

Mike F. Anderson level-classic January 11, 2006

Boy, what a perfect place to have your camera handy. A beautiful shot Sharon! #2278706

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