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Cloisters again

Posted by Jackie on March 23, 2009

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I’ve showed the Glasgow University cloisters before, here they are from another angle. The slightest amount of sunlight and the outside quadrangles get bleached out, unfortunately. I wish I was a good artist, I’d try painting it instead (I do dabble, but pretty much the only things I can do are landscapes and gardens. Whenever I’ve tried drawing buildings it looks like it’s been done by a 5-year-old, so I’ll stick to the camera for now!).

I’m in London today, back very late tonight – thanks for any comments! 🙂

11 Responses to “Cloisters again”

  1. Katya said

    Ah, but the contrast between the inside and outside is even more enchanting! That is just such impressive architecture! I should think studying would be most difficult in such an environment, as I tend to get lost, daydreaming…..ah……….

  2. Szuszi said

    these are beautiful and tranquil places!

  3. Szuszi – not when they are thronged with students!

  4. babooshka said

    I draw for pleasure and leave the art to him. This is art of another kind. Nice touch with the walker.

  5. Well, I like the ray of sunshine on the branches!

  6. I always like cloisters. There is something so timeless and special about cloisters.

  7. JM said

    Cloisters allways make great photos and this one is wonderful!

  8. Beautiful photo! I feel like I’m standing right there (and wishing I was).

  9. marley said

    Really nice. They look like solid stone ones.

  10. m_m said

    Great perspective! I like this photo very much!

  11. Great capture 🙂

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