This is the interior of the original mission church at Mission San Gabriel (California), built 1791-1805 and restored 1987-1993 after the Whittier earthquake. I captured this at the end of the holiday season, while the Christmas tree and poinsettias were still present in the historic sanctuary. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 9-18mm zoom at 12mm, f/4.4. 1/20 sec., handheld) Texture courtesy of Shadowhouse Creations
Winner of “A Church Decorated for Christmas – Interior Shot” challenge in #1 Favorites group (December 2014)
Featured in New Creations of Beautiful Art & Photography (10 December 2012)
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