St Mary is an Anglican parish church located in the Redcliffe district of the English port city of Bristol, close to the city centre. Constructed from the 12th to the 15th centuries, the church is a Grade 1 listed building, St Mary is renowned for the beauty of its Gothic architecture, having been described by Queen Elizabeth I as “the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England.

The 292 ft (89 m) spire is the third tallest of England’s parish churches.

Canon 5d mk2
4.0 sec at f/11
ISO 50
Canon EF 17-40mm Lens
3 x RAW Images +/- 2 EV
Tone mapped in Photomatix processed in Photoshop


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  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezalmost 4 years ago

    wow mate…thats awesome! :)
    dont forget to submit to: Christian Churches, Statues and Crosses Group – 2/day. Thanks :)

  • thank you very much :-)

    – Adrian Evans

  • Komang
    Komangalmost 4 years ago

    wow..very impressive, great capture

  • thank you Komang

    – Adrian Evans

  • Kelvin Hughes
    Kelvin Hughesalmost 4 years ago


  • thank you kelvin :-)

    – Adrian Evans

  • Jadon
    Jadonalmost 4 years ago


  • thank you Jason

    – Adrian Evans

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 4 years ago

    Wonderful image of this very beautiful church – superb capture

  • thank you Mattie

    – Adrian Evans

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

    This is where a lot of my husband’s relatives got baptised/married. Beautiful capture!

  • thank you Trish

    – Adrian Evans

  • Bootkneck
    Bootkneckalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful image.

  • thank you Bootkneck

    – Adrian Evans

  • Sara-Jane  Keeley
    Sara-Jane Keeleyalmost 4 years ago

    awesome shot well done

  • thank you Sarah-Jane

    – Adrian Evans

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • thank you Audrey

    – Adrian Evans

  • Dave Godden
    Dave Goddenover 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your image being featured on 29.06.12

  • Thank you very much Dave for the Super Feature

    – Adrian Evans

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