Churches, Inside & Out (1 per day)

A group dedicated to showing the beautiful architecture of places of worship.

The Beautiful Cloister

This challenge closed about 5 years ago.

The Challenge

Enter your best image of a cloister to a cathedral or church.

All entries must be accepted in the group to enter the challenge.

A cloister (from Latin claustrum, “enclosure”) is a rectangular open space surrounded by covered walks or open galleries, with open arcades on the inner side, running along the walls of buildings and forming a quadrangle.

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite image(s).

Please consider the quality and composition as shown in the example photograph

Rewards & Prizes

The winner(s) will become a Featured Member

$20 redbubble voucher

A framed image on the group’s homepage until the end of the next challenge

The winning entry will become the next avatar

Additional Information

If we do not have at least 12 eligible entries by the time voting commences, the $20 prize will be cancelled, and this challenge will proceed as a ‘no prize challenge’

Previous winners are accepted

Cover Image: Which way? by hebrideslight


The Top Ten

Venezia  - S.Giorgio Maggiore - Internal Cloister by paolo1955

Venezia - S.Giorgio Maggiore - Internal Cloister by paolo1955 was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 11 votes.

  • Which way? by hebrideslight
  • Cloisters at Canterbury Cathedral by Bob Culshaw
  • Cloitre Saint Trophime by Inge Johnsson
  • Cloister Shadows, Gloucester Cathedral by John Dalkin
  • Saint Gatien's Cathedral  by TheRoacH
  • Gloucester cathedral, cloisters by artfulvistas
  • Ethereal light by Chris Allen
  • Lincoln Cathedral Cloisters by Paul Thompson Photography
  • Cloisters by ElsT

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