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Church of the Good Shepherd (bw) by Werner Padarin

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Church of the Good Shepherd (1935) on the shore of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
The foundation stone laid by the Duke of Gloucester reads: “To the Glory of God and in memory of the Pioneers of the Mackenzie Country”
Registered with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as a Historic Place – Category I

Nikon D300 | Nikon 12-24DX @ 13 mm
1/160s f/18 ISO400 | Raw
Featured in The Black and White Enthusiast (19 May 2010)
Featured in Around The World (19 May 2010)
Featured in DSLR Users (21 May 2010)
Featured in Religious Architecture (19 May 2010)
Featured in High Quality Images (5 July 2010)
Featured in B&W Photography 4 You (22 August 2010)
Featured in The Best of Red Bubble (5 December 2010)
Featured in Quality Art & Photography (8 December 2010)
Featured in The 100 – 499 Viewings Group (27 February 2011)
Featured in Unique Buildings Of The World (22 March 2011)
Featured in Featured Men Photographers (19 December 2011)
Featured in Your Country’s Best (29 February 2012)
Featured in The World (15 April 2012)
Featured in The Best of Red Bubble (8 October 2012)
Featured in Featured For A Challenge (10 June 2013)
Featured in 100% (19 May 2011)
Winner in #1 Favorites A Country Church (22 June 2014)
Top 10 in The Best of Anything & Everything “A Church” (18 June 2014)
Winner (tied) in Snaptacular Frameworthy B&W Photos (4 November 2014)
Top 10 in The Best of Anything & Everything “A Church” (18 June 2014)
Top 10 in Preserving History “Heart of Stone” (27 February 2012)
Top 10 in Absolute Clarity “Church” (18 March 2013)
Top 10 in Preserving History “May Avatar” (30 April 2013)
Top 10 in Historic Sites “Church” (18 May 2014)
Sold Photo print to unknown buyer (4 July 2014)

I photograph landscapes and people and mostly anything … just as long as it is in front of the lens and looks good
My images are from Australia, New Zealand and Asia

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  • rosson1
    rosson1over 4 years ago

  • thankyou very much Ralph – great honour

    – Werner Padarin

  • Jeanne Sheridan
    Jeanne Sheridanover 4 years ago

    This is stunning both in b/w and color.

  • thankyou Jeanne – love to know if you have a preference …

    – Werner Padarin

  • manohova
    manohovaover 4 years ago

    awesome pix Werner

  • thankyou Shelia – glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • Russ Styles
    Russ Stylesover 4 years ago

    Fantastic image…wonderful in B/white..

  • thanks Russ – glad you like it – I think I orefer the bw too

    – Werner Padarin

  • Christine Oakley
    Christine Oakleyover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your Feature on 19 May 2010!

    Keep the great work coming!

  • Many thanks indeed Christine – much appreciated – and, yes, I’ll see what I can do …

    – Werner Padarin

    RONI PHOTOGRAPHYover 4 years ago

    awesome my friend

  • thankyou Roni, much appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 4 years ago

    Congratulations Wermer Your work has been Featured in DSLR Users Group

    May you have many visits, favs and sales:-) Have a Great Weekend.
    All the best,
    Don. Host of DSLR Users Group

  • many thanks Don – great honour

    – Werner Padarin

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 4 years ago

    A beautiful shot Werner!

  • thankyou Barbara, much appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Thank you for adding this lovely image to the Favourite Places you Take Make or Paint Group

  • my pleasure Trudi

    – Werner Padarin

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago



  • many thanks Pat, greatly appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

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