Posted by MadScientist (Düsseldorf, Germany) on 20 October 2009 in Art & Design.
Serving for 600 years!
(Part of the Bride Portal at Obere Pfarre, Bamberg. Another fine church we will be going to visit.)
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Ooo his back must be aching!!!! Hhehehe fantastic shot and Happy ST!!!
20 Oct 2009 5:33am
@Linerberry: You bet! :-)
medieval stone masons had such a sense of fun didn't they!.....lovely photo!
20 Oct 2009 7:57am
@Ian Bramham: Indeed amazing what you sometimes can find on old church walls!
Carrying it all indeed. what a great shot!
20 Oct 2009 10:22am
@MrsAmber: Can you hear him moaning? :)
hahahah...I love this. What a funny title with this image. Great image.
20 Oct 2009 2:08pm
@Tammy-Cricket: Thanks a lot, Tammy-Cricket!
He looks tired! Great ST
20 Oct 2009 3:16pm
@PD: I would do too - after 600 years! :-)
ha haha . . I'm tempted to say something but experience has taught me the wisdom of silence !
20 Oct 2009 3:49pm
@Ronnie 2¢: Come on, this blog is a protected area for the last brave men! ;-)
wow.. love this . Is different than many of your other shots . Texture is super !
20 Oct 2009 4:13pm
@MARIANA: Sometimes even I dare to get closer. :-)
such an exquisite shot ;-)
20 Oct 2009 4:19pm
@B.Held: Many thanks, Brittany!
Oh... that's how I feel most day's, carrying the world on my head :0 Interesting shot with perfect details.
20 Oct 2009 7:00pm
@Mike: Many ways of seeing yourself in this shot. :-)
20 Oct 2009 7:05pm
@Ana Lúcia: Cruel! ;-)
* * two stars from five.
20 Oct 2009 10:10pm
@Amir Madanipour: Sure, why not.
Amazing composition! Beautiful artwork!
20 Oct 2009 11:36pm
@Michael: Many thanks, Michael!
He's in purgatory and she doesn't help by smiling.
21 Oct 2009 1:01am
@JoeB: She's sitting pretty. :-)
It seems to be heavy :) Very nice details.
21 Oct 2009 1:26am
@akarui: Yes, but he stands still! :-)
Great detail and textures captured in this close-up. Unfortunate that they had to put those "spines" up to detract the birds.
21 Oct 2009 2:49am
@Steven: Without them, this picture would look different. :)
21 Oct 2009 10:05am
@dj.tigersprout: Thanks, Jaycee!
You must have been close for a 50mm lens. Was the picture taken from the ground?
21 Oct 2009 8:52pm
@Philip: These figures are attached close to the portal, I think the upper one was 2m above me.
A most inspired shot! I like it....the Man's ordeals and the Lady's detachment!
22 Oct 2009 1:46am
@Japanalia: Things you know get most interesting when you recognize them in past times.
Looks like a lot of erosion here.
23 Oct 2009 9:26pm
@Twelvebit: You should see the figures at Cologne cathedral; the ones here look like new in comparison.
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