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Mariendome – Photography #3

Linz, July, 2018

This photography session of the cathedral was taken during the night walk promoted and carried our by Pangea. The tour started at 8pm and for about one and a half hours we are taken to the higher levels of the church, both inside and outside. We were lucky to have such a breath-taking sunset to accompany us.


This is the third part of the photography session, you can find the first and second part in the following links:

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Mariendome – Photography #1
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Mariendome – Photography #2

 


Before starting the tour

The windows

The images in the cathedral tell the story of Linz. However, a few years back, there were in need of cleaning and restoration, but when they put them back, they made a mistake. Can you spot it? If you can’t check two pictures below.

 

 

 

The windows are magnificent. The only color used to make them, is brown paint, any other color you see here, is the color of the glass. Imagine the work!!

 

 

The painted details are better appreciated here. 

 

 

 

This is considered to be the most beautiful in all the cathedral. That is why I chose it to be the header of this post. 

 

Behind the altar from the higher level

The Roof

 

 

 

 

This round structure, is where the stairs are.

 

 

 

Back to the ground level

Back side of the cathedral.


I hope you enjoyed these photography sessions. The cathedral is wonderful and in case you are not sure where it is, here is a map. 

Photography by Adriana

Camera: Sony A6000


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Mariendome – Photography #2

Linz, July 27, 2018

The view of Mariendome is exquisite, even from far away. But once you enter the cathedral, you are transported to another world.


The cathedral was built in Gothic style, the towers as high as possible to reach the heavens.

After you check out the pictures, you will  see that it is a very large church, as a matter of fact, it is the largest in Austria. However, it is not the tallest. At the time of its construction it was not allowed to be taller that Stephandome in Vienna, thus it is 2 mts. shorter.

(I also have some photography of Stephandome, I’ll be posting soon.)


This is the second part of Mariendome’s photography session, you can find the first part here:

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The main hall

The windows

 

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The Organ, with more than 500 pipes

The chandeliers

 

 

The side alleys

The altar and the back side

Photography by Adriana

Camera: Sony A6000

(Disclosure: All the photographs were taken by me, Adriana, but I am still figuring out how to watermark them all. Suggestions accepted!)


As I wrote before, the cathedral can be seen from almost all sides of the city, but here is the map, in case you need it.

Here is how it looks from Linz Castle


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Mariendome – Photography #1

Linz, July 26, 2018

Part of discovering the wonderful city of Linz is marvelling by the wonderful Mariendome, or as you may also find it in dear Google, New Cathedral,

Here is the location of the cathedral, although, you might not need it, since it can be seen from almost sides of the city.

My admiration for the beauty of this place is such, that I have decided to make several photography sessions.

Photography by Adriana

Camera: Sony A6000


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Petal Verses (100/100)

Monday, May 15th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 100! LAST DAY!!!!!

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After 100 days of flowers rhymes compilation,

this lovely serie comes today to its final creation.

But how to properly end this long publication

after so many hours of work and imagination?

 

With a rhyme to all flowers, I am choosing to conclude,

although I know there are many I didn’t include,

but please do not think of me as picky or rude,

a poem to each flower is a quest of  large magnitud.

 

But flowers are a never-ending art to admire,

with their many shapes, colours and sizes to inquire

their presence will my poet heart always inspire,

so perhaps one day, I’ll make a new series when required.


 

Petal Verses

By Adriana

 

Waking up in the morning with lilies’ sweet scent,

then discovering coquette roses were also invited,

while the tender hydrangeas insist the day to spend,

and the playful tiger lilies have my day delighted.

 

These good morning bouquet was only the start,

later, the most beautiful columbines I’ve ever seen,

the man I love knows how to spoil my heart,

and with the flowers I like, make me feel like a queen.

 

Out on the street, flowers, which names I am not sure I know,

but all together with the giggly daisies, they greet me heartily,

I just wish they would last even when there is snow,

but it is ok, because my orchids are waiting at home eagerly.

 

In an instant the call of my family with a smile on their face

holding yellow chrysanthemums, just for me on this lovely day,

with the gesture wishing me joy, success and a life of grace,

and with the flowers making this day special since it is my birthday.


Photography by Adriana


After 100 days, how do I feel? 

 

Have you even been to a magnificent play?

when at the end all actors come out in their own way,

waving thank you and good-bye but the audience stays,

hoping for an encore to aplaude and hurray!

 

Today, on the last day I am part of that crowd,

with all the flowers and poems on the stage so proud.

while a sense of accomplishment keeps singing aloud,

and with this last poem, I know this verses have finally bowed.


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Honourably Awesome (99/100)

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 99

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Honourably Awesome

By Adriana

 

A red peony in full blossom,

don’t you think it is awesome?

 

A peony to bring richness and wealth,

but most importantly, honour and health.

 

A flowers highly respected in the great asian nations,

not only by its beauty but by its medical applications.

 

Now, without any further complication,

let me rejoice in deep celebration,

’cause tomorrow is the last of the compilation,

hoping it has fulfilled your expectations.

 


Photography by Adriana


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Everlasting Bouquet (98/100)

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 98

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Everlasting Bouquet

By Adriana

 

Purple sprouts comprising a natural bouquet,

one of those that you don’t see everyday.

But in the land of the everlasting spring they stay,

and I keep on finding them everywhere on my way.

 

Yet their magnificence is not diminished or astray,

they brighten up the spirit when it is a little grey,

it takes a second to look around and find their display,

and with a smile you’ll see that everything will be okey.

 


Photography by Adriana


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Inspiringly Golden (96/100)

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 96

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Inspiringly Golden

By Adriana

 

A golden lily I found on my way,

a golden lily, brights up my day,

golden, enriching me like royalty,

enriching my soul is the final goal,

a golden lily is a beautiful creation,

and now here is for you, for some inspiration.


Photography by Adriana


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Memorably Entwined (95/100)

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 95

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Memorably Entwined

By Adriana

 

White petals, yellow pistils,

perhaps in your life you’ve seen.

White so white as a clear crystal,

yellow as yellow as the crown of a queen.

 

But in your memories collection galore,

or in those stories deep in your mind,

have you seen red stems before?

a red tree, with red branched entwined?


Photography by Adriana


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Attractively Trusted (94/100)

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 94

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Attractively Trusted

By Adriana

 

As If I was looking through a microscope,

I had to come closer, since I am little myope,

to admire these flowers with exciting hope,

and make a remarkable picture of this cluster,

that is a little shy to show their glamorous luster,

and yet attracts a pollinating working ant truster.


Photography by Adriana


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Gladly Bestowed (93/100)

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 93

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Gladly Bestowed

By Adriana

 

Delicate and difficult to grow,

but  I see you on  a tree, though

cheerful and without any sorrow,

with a white center,  like snow,

and spoon-like petals to show,

your orchid beauty is gladly bestow.


Photography by Adriana


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Tenderness Rife (92/100)

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 92

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Tenderness Rife

By Adriana

 

Surrounded by growing buds

like submerged in new life,

together filling you with hugs,

sweet and tenderness rife,

while your peach-colour hues,

my passenger sight amuse.


Photography by Adriana


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Bewildering Bloom (91/100)

Sunday May 6th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 91

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Bewildering Bloom

By Adriana

 

Holding these two flowers bloom

it is like holding the sun and moon.

Holding pearl and fire in my hand,

bewildered, as if I can’t understand,

immense beauty in this late afternoon,

a beauty only found in this land.


Photography by Adriana


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Blissful Gift (90/100)

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 90

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Blissful Gift

By Adriana

 

Just ten days to finish this quest,

thus to fulfil my hearts request,

I bring to you a special flower guest.

 

Tender roses given to me with love and devotion,

containing my man’s sweet love and emotions,

the man for whom I would cross land and oceans.

 

Because life with you is the warmest bliss

fulfilling our hearts without anything to miss.

Now, when you read this words come close and just give me a kiss.

 


Photography by Adriana


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Beautifully Perfect (89/100)

Friday, May 4th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 89

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Beautifully Perfect

By Adriana

 

It was head down looking to the ground,

with a sulky gloom making my face frown.

 

-“What happens to your daisy happy heart?”

-“My imperfections make me keep apart.”

-” Perfect white colouring,

and a perfect center ring,

what is making you say such thing?”

-“a dwarf petal can’t be unseen…”

-“don’t be with yourself so mean,

you are the most beautiful daisy I have ever seen.”


Photography by Adriana


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A Little Affair (88/100)

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 88

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A Little Affair

By Adriana

 

These little flowers can be found anywhere,

thus there isn’t much people who would care,

taking them for granted wouldn’t even stare.

 

But, in fact, with them there is a little affair,

staying with us whether happiness or despair,

sharing their company here and everywhere.

 


Photography by Adriana


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Pinkness Spread (87/100)

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 87

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Pinkness Spread

By Adriana

 

 

Walking pass one day,

a daisy flower bed,

my eyes turned happily gay,

with the beauty I saw ahead.

Pink hues of tenderness spread,

and yellow buttons carefully laid.


Photography by Adriana


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Awe-striking Borders (86/100)

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 86

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Awe-striking Borders

By Adriana

 

Looking at this flowers I became thunderstruck,

yellow with fine red borders that I’ve never seen.

But as I looked at this flowers I felt in great luck,

to share them with you this awestruck scene.


Photography by Grexxen


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Vehemently Wishful (85/100)

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 85

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Vehemently Wishful

By Adriana

 

A flower to remember those who aren’t here today,

is incredibly growing in a most humble alleyway,

yet, even when its intense colour brings the idea of luxury,

its most vehement wish is for good rest and a quick recovery


Photography by Adriana


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Engaging Ballet (84/100)

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 84

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Engaging Ballet

By Adriana

 

In a perfectly organised array

you come out to dance on the stage.

It is a perfectly rehearsed ballet,

one that gets the audience fully engaged.


Photography by Adriana


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Dreamy Beauty (83/100)

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 83

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Dreamy Beauty

By Adriana

 

Sweet fire flower, now so sleepy!

close your petals and rest deeply.

while your beauty remains dreamy,

I take this picture and write this poem freely.


Photography by Adriana


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