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Lost Faith by Matthias-Haker Lost Faith by Matthias-Haker
Abandoned Church somewhere in Europe.

İMatthias Haker 2013
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This composition is full of ghosts. Ghosts of past glory, ghosts of lives lived from Christening to wake and funeral; ghosts of compassion as well as controversy.

The light shinning just in front of the podium and alter is a glimmer of the spiritual light that once brought hope and comfort. The chandelier speaks of the sacrifices made by the congregation...in its day it was probably quite expensive and opulent.

One can almost turn back the hands of time and see the pews filled with families, singing hymns and reciting in unison verses of scripture. The dust and decay leave one to wonder where their grown children have gone. The memories of fellowship have scattered and like the dust covering the pews, they have drifted and settled over the land.

Only silence is here, and only the whim of the elements allow what remains to be witnessed as a testimony of the care and devotion, values and traditions of simpler and more noble generations, who like their church are forgotten.
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FurryBoots72 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013
this looks like the church Teenzie filmed
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Mythraill Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Student Artist

somewhere in Europe?

im going to travel through euroope until I find it

 

no seriously, where?

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JeremyOsborne Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
If this was in the states I have no doubt it would be stripped and everything of value would be taken out of it and sold again.  Some of these pictures give the feeling that Europe and some other parts of the world, they have so many amazing antiques and old buildings it is taken for granted a little.  
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righteous66 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This has the exact same interior as the st george utah tabernacle.
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szydlak Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
!!!
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Chocolatecookiecrumb Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Breathtaking
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Mrkabkard Featured By Owner May 31, 2013   Photographer
love this photo
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fractalhead Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
excellent
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apachiart Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Student General Artist
the title go's so well with the piece. i love it. FEELS!
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em20 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
i think this picture has great impact. at first glance it looked just gray, and then you look on the altar at the bottom. the podium is a bit crooked, and the the effect of this is wrenching.
at second glance i see the colors has depth.
the shot itself is not centered by a milimeter. had it been a centered shot of this hall, the picture would have been more stable, and arresting, in my opinion.
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