An abandoned 17th century chapel in the Netherlands, once part of a beautiful castle/monestary, is about the only part still standing. Damaged, disgraced and robbed of its dignity, it still feeds your imagination of how things used to be. The acoustic is incredible, it carries a whisper to every far corner and gives you just an impression of how powerfull preaching must have been and what the organ would have sounded like.

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was born ages ago, lived uptill now and not gonna die anytime soon. And I did all this in the Netherlands.

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  • 242Digital
    242Digitalover 1 year ago

    Great find and nice framing ;-)

  • Thank you :-)

    – Nicole W.

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 1 year ago

    Hard to imagine such a beauty just sitting going to waste.

  • It was tucked away in a corner, on one of the chapels balcony`s…I think thats what saved it so far.

    – Nicole W.

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 1 year ago

    Great composition, Nicole,,,well captured!

  • Thank you so much :-)

    – Nicole W.

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 1 year ago

    great hint of light and wonderful how the music has been left on it. waitiing to be played again soon.

  • that will never happen, but it was a neat find, thank you :-)

    – Nicole W.

  • Janone
    Janoneover 1 year ago

    Daar zit muziek in, Nicole ( Hoop Ik ) Prachtig op de plaat gezet.

  • helaas, hij eed niets meer….(gelukkig maar want ik kan helemaal niet spelen)

    – Nicole W.

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on your well-deserved Feature!
    Your Hosts: CRose & Deb 02-20-13!

  • oh wow thank you so much Deb :-)

    – Nicole W.

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...over 1 year ago

    Marvelous Nicole – just beautiful. the lighting is spectacular. Hope you do not mind I am using this as an avatar for a challenge in the group inspired by your great finds in your exploring. love this – just an amazing capture.

  • Thank you so much Jane, and ofcourse I dont mind, I am honored!

    – Nicole W.

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    Lovely composition and finish

  • Thank you Mik :-) Always appriciate your visits

    – Nicole W.

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 1 year ago

    February 21, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • oh wow thank you so much! You just made my day!

    – Nicole W.

  • Ellen Cotton
    Ellen Cottonover 1 year ago


  • Thank you Ellen :-)

    – Nicole W.

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