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2008-08-13

steeplechase?

Sometimes it's fun to just skip part of the pic. In this case I was waiting for the helo to come around and caught it just in time. As always the pic is an awful lier though. In fact the helo is not at all on it's way to crash into the steeple tower of Riddarholmskyrkan. The unlit lamp was a bonus.

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9 comments:

Ackworth Born said...

Oh I saw that splendid steeple on the portal thumbnails and recognised it immediately.

Love the juxtaposition with the lamp even without the helicopter (our abbreviation would be "heli" - your "helo" confused me for a moment)

Paz said...

I love this shot! I took a photo of a steeple a long time ago, which I really like but never posted. Your photo inspires me to post it. LOL! The helicopter does look like it's about to crash into the steeple. I'm glad it's just an illusion.

Paz

My Life In Montreal said...

Hi, I also have a photoblog about Montreal. You have beautiful pictures and I'll keep coming back:)

Coltrane_lives said...

Sometimes things in life just come into alignment. I love it when this happens. Cheers!

Per Stromsjo said...

Too bad the church is never open. Well, almost never.

Certainly an impressive steeple.

Halcyon said...

I love these kinds of "trick" photos. My question is, where were you at the time? Must have been someplace high up!

Bernt Seipl said...

ackworth_born: Sorry for the confusion. I could have sworn it was helo....

paz: The helicopter is no illusion. It's really there, but I get your point.

coltrane_lives: I do too. Sometimes they just pop up, and sometimes you look in vain for them.

per_stromsjo: I don't think I've ever been inside it. Maybe time to do something about it, but if the open hours are as bad as you state, then I guess the visit will have to be well planned.

halcyon: Actually standing on the embankment. The lamppost is not that big, and the steeple is on the other side of the water. So the perspective is the thing playing tricks here.

Paz said...

Hi Bernt: I'm glad you knew what I meant. I know the helicopter is real. I meant the illusion that the helicopter was going to crash into the steeple. Again, great shot.

Paz

Ming the Merciless said...

Love this photo. The are two very different structures against a beautiful blue sky.

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