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Hughenden Church

St Michael and All Angels Church, "The Church in the Park", can be seen nestling on the hillside with the sixteenth century Church House alongside it. Set in the middle of Hughenden Park. The church is unique in that it has the only memorial to a commoner (Benjamin Disraeli) erected by a monarch (Queen Victoria).

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Striking contrasts, John.
John Prior: Yes great light Graeme
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 16 Dec 2010, 03:18
Wonderful photo
John Prior: Very kind Vintage.
Queen Vic was very fond of Disraeli but she disliked Gladstone very much I believe. Great place to visit and this is a fine picture of the church
John Prior: Thanks Bill, yes Dizzy always flattered her.
I don't know if it is the blue and the green that make the colors of the church or if it is the color of the church that make the blue and the green but there is a good balance in the photo. The photo gets better when being looked at and makes it to the next round!
John Prior: Thanks Pekka, in in the end it is the light that really counts.
That dark sky really highlights this church. Very nice.
John Prior: Thanks Sheila, I was lucky with light and sky.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 16 Dec 2010, 08:23
I never knew that about the monument John: thank you
John Prior: Thanks Chris, not something I realised either, all thanks to the www smile
This light is a photographer's dream You used it well!
John Prior: Thank you Mary smile
The church looks great against the dark sky smile
John Prior: I love dramatic skies, thanks Linda.
What a great little church, you really had good lighting for your shot John. Interesting about the memorial.
John Prior: Thank you Brian smile
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 16 Dec 2010, 20:32
lovely capture of this church with the dark, foreboding sky beyond.
John Prior: Thanks Otto
very, very, very gooooooooooood picture! love it!
Beautiful church with great tones under a huge cloudy sky. Love it!
Have a nice day.

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