Panjim Church

During my current sojourn in Goa, I have been giving Canon’s recently released Tilt-Shift 17mm f/4 L lens quite a workout.

The following photograph of Panjim‘s signature landmark was taken at daybreak a couple of days back. A cluster of unseasonal clouds adds character to the backdrop.

The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception began as a shrine in the mid-16th C in what was to much later become Goa‘s capital city. It was rebuilt in the early 17th C and elevated to a church.

Update: See this later post for more on the church.

Panjim church, Goa

Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in Panjim, Goa
5D Mark II, TS-E 17L

  • […] lights, and resulting dynamic range overpowers the capabilities of today’s camera sensors. An earlier attempt of mine highlights (pun intended) the […]ReplyCancel

  • Akshar - November 10, 2009 - 8:23 pm

    Looks like there is some editing done on the image. Dodge?ReplyCancel

  • chris - November 9, 2009 - 10:27 pm

    Truly a masterpiece. Great job rajan.ReplyCancel

  • Ereen Colaco - November 8, 2009 - 11:49 pm

    Heavenly.. Blissful!! Good Shot Rajan…ReplyCancel

  • Arlette - November 8, 2009 - 9:53 pm

    This is truly a Heavenly picture of our Panjim church, which gives me so much of solace…specially the heavenly skies. Truly beautifully captured by Rajan….good work….keep it coming. ArletteReplyCancel

  • Avelino D'Souza - November 8, 2009 - 8:13 pm

    Awesome! Studied and worked in Panjim and have seen the church in all seasons, but this picture is breathtaking! Looks more like a masterpiece from an unknown artist.ReplyCancel

  • Vikrant - November 8, 2009 - 6:29 pm

    Beautifully captured, nice job with the filter.ReplyCancel

  • Prashant - November 8, 2009 - 1:21 pm

    Awesome picture Rajan. Is that an HDR image?ReplyCancel

  • JoeGoaUk - November 8, 2009 - 10:55 am

    Very beautiful.
    I would say this is the most photographed church of Goa
    followed by Bom Jesus (Old Goa) and Saligao Church.


  • Bosco - November 8, 2009 - 10:19 am

    Wo!! The backdrop of the clouds look apocalyptic. Wonder what the view from an elevated vantage point (perhaps a forklift) would look like.ReplyCancel

  • Arun - November 8, 2009 - 8:06 am

    Very dramatic effect!ReplyCancel

  • jc - November 8, 2009 - 6:41 am

    Simply Amazing piece of photography.ReplyCancel

  • Xanno Moidecar - November 8, 2009 - 5:58 am

    Breathtaking. Beautiful. Brought tears to my eyes.

    Thank you.

    Xanno MoidecarReplyCancel

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