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Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 18 January 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

The distant church known as Calvary is located in the Banska Stiavnica area of Slovakia. Devout Catholic pilgrims go there to walk the Stations of the Cross to the top.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/500 second F/8.0 ISO 100 36 mm (35mm equiv.)

Lynne's Somewhat Invented Life from United States

It looks very lonely. A beautiful perspective, showing so much of the immediate landscape and yet we know what the focus is.

18 Jan 2009 5:10am

micke bergling from Sweden

wow.. I find no words .. beautifully think I dream:)

18 Jan 2009 5:53am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Superb composition, beautiful landscape, I love !

18 Jan 2009 7:10am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Really a beautiful landscape. I believe I am in a fairy tale, when I see this shot…

18 Jan 2009 10:03am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States


18 Jan 2009 12:04pm

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

A magical landscape. Fine work.

18 Jan 2009 12:52pm

@GJC: Many thanks, GJC.

laé from toulouse, France

magnifique paysage. bises

18 Jan 2009 1:13pm

phil76 from France

Great landscape !

18 Jan 2009 1:59pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I was thinking Mountain Range, Western movie....This is excellent, like the last film photo of a long, saga-full, movie ;)

18 Jan 2009 2:12pm

MJ from Delaware, United States

great the distance the one which you seek....the promise of something new.....

18 Jan 2009 2:17pm

@MJ: Excellent interpretation. Thanks, MJ.

Tracey from White Hall, United States

Wow! What a huge part of the landscape, this cathedral is! Thanks for sharing the view with those of us who will never probably get there!

18 Jan 2009 2:30pm

baobab from Cambridge, United States

beautiful shot Michael - I really like the way you have worked the light.

18 Jan 2009 5:35pm

Manuel from Spain

The more dificult and aommendable is the point of view. Congratulations

18 Jan 2009 5:44pm

Denis from Sitting on the edge of my blackhole, Eritrea

Beautiful shot with pure and delicate colours. I really like.

18 Jan 2009 9:51pm

Steve Rice from United States

That's a beautiful landscape, Michael. Nice light and the church looks interesting from here.

18 Jan 2009 10:52pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful landscape with the church isolated at the top of the hill... interesting info as well - seems like quite an intriguing and interesting place...

19 Jan 2009 1:13am

Judy from Brooksville-Florida,, United States

What a dramatic landscape ... and the view from the top has to be marvelous!
This looks like a painting, Michael.

19 Jan 2009 4:49am

@Judy: Thanks, Judy. I always try to get a little of the painting look.

Dipti from Jersey City, United States

picture perfect!

19 Jan 2009 4:50am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

A wonderful English landscape! ;-)

19 Jan 2009 10:09am

Andy from United States

Wow what a dramatic view! Incredible.

19 Jan 2009 9:28pm

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

Absolutely superb, Michael.

21 Jan 2009 3:57pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Amazing painterly quality here!

23 Jan 2009 10:43am

Rachel from Charleville-Mézières, France

Lovely landscape.
Nice shot.

3 Feb 2009 6:17pm

1/500 second
ISO 100
36 mm (35mm equiv.)