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Cathedral Cologne

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Nandan (Mayapur, India) on 24 December 2011 in Architecture.

The windows , which date from different periods of the cathedral's construction come alive, in the play of their colors and imagery.The Gothic dimensions of the cathedral make this play of colors seem like the result of divine intervention: a proclamation of the victory of light over darkness. Article
The 11,500 squares of glass in 72 colors fill the 20-meter-high window.Although the artist -- who is one of the world's most expensive living artists -- waived any fee, the costs of materials and mounting the window came to around €370,000 ($506,000). However the costs were covered by donations from more than 1,000 people.

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS 1/15 second F/3.5 ISO 200 9 mm

Mayapur is a place of pilgrimage in West Bengal India. It is the birthplace of Lord chaitanya Mahaprabhu who is an incarnation of Lord Krishna. The series Mayapur is humble effort to document the rich biodiversity of the region.
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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
1/15 second
ISO 200
9 mm