Thursday, August 27, 2009

SkyWatch Friday


This is from the ruins of the church of Tautra monastery, founded by monks in 1207. The monastery at Tautra was wealthy and powerful in the Middle Ages and its abbots often played a major part in Norwegian politics. Tautra abby was dissolved during the Reformation in 1537.

There is a new abby at Taura to day, founded in 1999. It has more modern buildings of course.

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26 comments:

  1. Flott bilde, med mange elementer, myke og harde. Og den blåeste himmel. Det var en fin tur vi hadde Ivar.

    Klem.

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  2. The ruins against the blue sky with the daisies in front is perfection.

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  3. Nydelig bilde,jammen lenge siden himmelen var SÅ blå her på østlandet....

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  4. Beautiful framing of the old abbey with the fresh daisies in the foreground.

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  5. Nice to vistit the old christian places an see the sky above.

    Hilser Hartmut

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  6. Så nydelig dette var! Likte veldig godt bruken av begrenset dybdeskarphet og fokus på blomstene mot himmelen.

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  7. Wow. It shows you how nature eventually reclaims all things.

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  8. Å ja der er det koselig du!!

    Flott bilde ble det også.

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  9. Aldeles nydelig,og for en knallblå himmel.
    Ha ei riktig god helg:-)

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  10. I think uhave done a great job, sharp on the flowers and a little blurry on the background, great colors too, well done!!

    Have a great SWF.

    Greetings from NL

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  11. Flott bruk at dof, et nydelig bilde, både i farge og motiv :)

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  12. Most excellent photography. Congratulations on getting your first buck!

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  13. Great composition with the sharp flowers at front, the ruin behind and the colourful sky in the back
    /Christina, Sweden

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  14. A beautiful monument to history and
    the late summer meadow makes it even more poignant.

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  15. gorgeous blue sky and flowers are watching over this beautiful monument.

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  16. Nice done, I would expect the ruins sharp, but you put the focus on the flowers at front.

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  17. Oh, what a beautiful picture!

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  18. For et stilig bilde.. og for en blå himmel. Vakkert!

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  19. I like the contrast of the permanence of the stones of the old monastery and the transience of the daisies. Love the brilliant blue of the sky, too!

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  20. Your photo is beautifully colorful! Amazing for the ruin to be that old.
    Spirithelpers

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  21. I love places like this, so much history and character. Gorgeous blue sky.

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  22. I love places like this, so much history and character. Gorgeous blue sky.

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  23. Flott bilde Ivrig.
    Regner med du hadd grønske på buksa etterpå :)
    Artig med dybdeskarpheten du fikk liten selv om det var f10
    Ha en rolig søndag

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