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Santa Barbara Mission
Santa Barbara Mission
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Challenge: Churches II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenges 2014
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Location: Santa Barbara
Date: Nov 9, 2014
Aperture: 9.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/400
Date Uploaded: Nov 9, 2014

Still an active church; mass was in session when we stopped by. The mission was founded in 1736; present church completed in 1820; destroyed by earthquake in 1925; and restored in 1927 and 1953. The chalk painting festival there takes place over Memorial Day..... now granted, rain is very uncommon here, but I wonder if these drawings were from May, or if there was a more recent festival.

I thank you in advance for your 4 and 5 votes, and understand completely that this does not deserve anything more than that. I enjoyed the visit to the Mission just the same, and hope if you stopped back by after the challenge, you enjoyed reading a bit about it. Thanks!

Statistics
Place: 47 out of 65
Avg (all users): 5.3580
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.4054
Avg (non-participants): 5.3182
Views since voting: 331
Views during voting: 152
Votes: 81
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
11/17/2014 01:25:03 PM
churches can inspire a certain horror.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/16/2014 10:03:26 PM
This is an interesting composition. The ground mural and back of the car seem to have a subtext all their own.
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11/16/2014 09:25:43 AM
I've never been here but it sure looks good from your angle!
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11/15/2014 12:34:03 AM
The street graffiti there is fascinating, I almost don't want to look at the church...
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