AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Church Wall in Black and White


Side wall of St Mark's Anglican Church, Dromana
Construction of the Neo-gothic-style St Mark's Anglican Church was commenced in 1892 and the first service was held in the church in April 1893. The church was constructed using rusticated limestone with red brick quoins and features rendered parapets at the gable end. 
St Mark's is the Mornington Peninsula's third oldest Anglican stone church and is only pre-dated by St John's in Sorrento (1874) and St Andrew's in Rye (1882).
Ref: Australian Heritage

Textures and shadows
Rigid lines and curving shapes
Sacred monochrome

Linking to Weekend in Black and White

8 comments:

Naquillity said...

what a beautiful old church/ structure. love all the stone... can't believe it's that old. your haiku is fitting as well. have a great weekend~

Annemor said...

Lovely picture of a nice church

Carver said...

Beautiful church and lovely light and shadow.

Dragonstar said...

Very pleasing. The light, the tree, the fence - all add to the appeal of the building.

bettyl said...

This is a great shot for b/w with all the contrasting textures. Awesome!

HansHB said...

Nice wall, - great in B&W!

MARGARET GOSDEN 2 said...

A very pleasant well balanced b/w photo!

Taken For Granted said...

Fine light and texture on the stone.

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