Saturday, March 29, 2008

Photo Hunters - high

thchick has given us the word HIGH for today's PhotoHunt.


I can see the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church from my house almost a quarter of a mile away. See the blue onion dome (in the center of the picture) as it rises HIGH above the rest of the neighborhood?

There is the dome as it sits HIGH on top of the church.

The beautiful dome can be seen from almost anywhere in the area.

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theteach

34 comments:

Andrea said...

Wow, what an unusual building. The blue dome does stand out. Interesting and beautiful.

Kimmie said...

Hi Teach!

That sure is an unusual design, but I love the blue top! It is amazing when a building of any sort can be seen from so many views...it defines the area that it was built in. We have a similiar Church a few miles away from us that can be seen in the same fashion. It is called the Our Lady of Victory Bascillica in Lackawanna, New York. The Angels sit high up on peaks and it is an amazing site to see. The inside in so beautiful words cannot describe it. I will try to get some pictures for you if you would like to see it. People come from all around the country to see it.

Thank You for sharing Teach.

Blessings,
Kimmie

Kimmie said...

P.S. Teach...may I add your blog to my links?

Kimmie

Sassy Mama Bear said...

What a truly unique building indeed. Excellent choice for the PH this week. Mine is up at The Cafe.

Napaboaniya said...

I'm actually surprise to see a church with a dome on top! Normally sees mosques with large dome on top only in Singapore.
When my son asked "what's that on top?" My daughter replied "onion". :P

Colin Campbell said...

Interesting building. It is a good thing that there are different cultures in our cities. There religious buildings break up some of the very bland architecture so prevalent today.

Have a nice weekend.

Gattina said...

That looks really very special. I like the onion tower, in Bavaria can see most churches like that but not in blue.

Sanni said...

What a beauty. I love the blue onion dome. It reminds me of the "Hundertwasserhaus", one of my favorite buildings in Vienna!

Happy Hunting!

Queen-Size funny bone said...

Thats the thing I love to do while taking off and landing as we fly low is count the church steeples and domes from the sky.

WillThink4Wine said...

Thats a very unusual and interesting piece of Architecture, especially for a church.

MyBellavia said...

It surely does stand out on the skyline! I like that it is so unique.

JC said...

That whole building is wonderful... whoever designed it did a terrific job. Just beautiful...

laura said...

nice. :)

Mo said...

That is one blue onion!

Siani said...

Nice pics - that has to be one of the most unusual churches I have ever seen. Have a great weekend!

John said...

Interesting building. Nice pics.

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Patricia said...

That is certainly an unusual design, but perfect for the photo hunt theme! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend.

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Have a great Weekend!!!

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Travis said...

Not only is the dome striking, but the architecture of the building is interesting too.

Happy weekend!

Flo said...

Oh my, what a beautiful church. I love the Russian Orthodox, they make such colorful churches.

Mine's up over at Flo's Place

YTSL said...

A very unusual looking church -- not just the blue top but the silvery body as well!

everydayhealy said...

wow, this is a beautiful church! Thanks for sharing.

But, if we see this type of dome in Malaysia, they are mostly mosque. :)

Stine said...

That's beautiful!

jams o donnell said...

What a distinctive building. Great take on this week's theme!

crazy working mom said...

Wow, you've got some amazing shots posted. :)

Heart of Rachel said...

Great series of shots starting from a far and going near the place. It's nice how that blue top standouts.

Thank you for the warm birthday greetings.

BTW, I wasn't able to answer your question last week. My son, Yohan is 4 yrs. old.

Julie said...

Architecture is such a wonderful thing! I wonder how often the blue needs repainted.

jmb said...

This is a strange building. Not what we see of photos from Russia but the dome is very distinctive. Good choice. Have a great week Mary.

Carver said...

That is a great choice for the high theme. I ended up enjoying a day without turning on my computer.

Carin said...

You can look far away from your house. Looks like a nice dome.

Thanks for visiting my blog and have a good week.

Dragonstar said...

That's really different, a most unusual building to look at. That dome really stands out, and it's certainly high!

JesieBlogJourney said...

It's colored and high so it's easily noticeable. Is there a reason for painting it blue?