Founded in 1581.

The Church of Salvador do Mundo in Loutolim, Goa, was built by the Jesuits in 1586 in the Mannerist Neo-Roman style (vide The Parish Churches of Goa by José Lourenço, Amazing Goa Publications, 2005).

Due to the lack of sufficient clearance between the façade and the street in front of it, it is not easy to take a clear shot without having other elements infringe on the frame. The village of Loutolim, by the way, was home to the famous Goan cartoonist Mario Miranda.

Loutolim church, Goa

Façade
5D Mark II, TS-E 24L II

 
Loutolim church, Goa

Morning mass
5D Mark II, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP

 
Loutolim church, Goa

Church of Salvador do Mundo in Loutolim, Goa
5D Mark II, TS-E 24L II

 
 
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Watercolours.

A canvas of water flowing over a bed of volcanic rocks in Innra-Hvannagil (see preceding post).

Patterns in water at Innra-Hvannagil, Iceland
Patterns in water at Innra-Hvannagil, Iceland
Patterns in water at Innra-Hvannagil, Iceland
Patterns in water at Innra-Hvannagil, Iceland

Patterns in water at Innra-Hvannagil, Iceland

Painter’s brush: Innra-Hvannagil
5D Mark III, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP

 
 
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Rhyolite colours.

Innra-Hvannagil is a spectacular gorge on the way to Borgarfjörður Eystri in the Eastfjords of Iceland. Hvannagil is a compound of Hvönn (Icelandic for Angelica) and Gil (gorge).

Innra-Hvannagil canyon

Innra-Hvannagil
5D Mark III, 70-200L f/2.8 IS II

 
Innra Hvannagil canyon near Njarðvík

Stream
5D Mark III, TS-E 24L II

 
Innra Hvannagil canyon near Njarðvík

Polished walls
5D Mark III, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP

 
Innra Hvannagil canyon near Njarðvík

Gleaming rhyolite
5D Mark III, TS-E 24L II

 
Börkur Hrólfsson at the Innra Hvannagil canyon

Börkur Hrólfsson takes aim
5D Mark III, Zeiss ZE 50 f/2 MP

 
 
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Ancient farm and parsonage.

The church at Breiðabólsstaður in south Iceland was designed by Rögnvaldur Ólafsson (1874-1917) in the Sweitzer style. He realized a total of three churches in this motif; the second is at Húsavík in the north and the third at Hjarðarholt (to be featured later) in the west.

An article on Rögnvaldur’s work is archived here on pages 4-8 (in Icelandic only).

Breiðabólsstaður church, south Iceland

Breiðabólsstaðarkirkja, summer
5D Mark III, 100-400L IS

 
Breiðabólsstaður church, south Iceland

Breiðabólsstaðarkirkja, winter
5D Mark III, 70-200L f/2.8 IS II

 
 
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Mysterious shapes.

On the Strandir coast of Iceland.

Drangaskörð, Iceland

Drangaskörð
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  • Premanand - July 25, 2015 - 8:13 am

    I thought of Ansel Adams as soon as I saw this image. Thanks for this masterpiece Mr. Icelandic Ansel Adams! :-)ReplyCancel