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Red Brick Poster featuring the photograph Light Above The Church by Marvin Spates

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Light Above The Church Poster


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Light Above The Church poster by Marvin Spates.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Thank you Sunil for the great comment!!!

Very dramatic image. L/F

Thank you so much Paula for sharing your information with me!! I appreciate it very much, and I am glad you like the photo!!!

Mr Spates, the church you captured is Our Lady of Perpetual Help. At one time it also had a school as part of it, K through 12. I attended school there, was married in the church and my children were baptized there. This picture brought back fond memories, thanks.

Love the drama and majesty in this stunning portrait, Marvin! The B&W presentation really brings out the grandeur and beauty of the church and highlights the sun breaking through the clouds. Super cool! F/L

Marvin Spates replied:

Thank you very much Brian

Very dramatic, Marvin. Excellent work! LFPT

Marvin Spates replied:

Thank you Theresa for the kind comment!!!

Thank you Anita for the lovely words about my photo!!!

Amazing capture Marvin, love the light beaming down! l/f

What a wonderful image. Your choice of B&W is very effective.

Marvin Spates replied:

Thank you for the kind comment Karen!!!

Thank you very much Michael I appreciate that!!!

Thank you Michael for the great comment!!!

I really like the perspective on this image the angles make the forward building look almost as a facade. Very dramatic.

Thank you very much Darlene for the wonderful comment!!!

Beautiful image! You caught the light at the point of perfection!! I enjoyed reading that it is a part of history in your career life... fv :))

Thank you Barry!!!

Thank you Kathy for the comment!!!

Aaron I appreciate your great compliment on this photo!!!

Thank you for the delightful words about my photo!!!

Thank you so very much Tami for your wonderful comment!!!

Outstanding! v/f

Really wonderful and dramatic scene! lvf

Well worth braving the storm for this dramatic image, Marvin. What an extraordinary scene. Beautiful. V/F

Very well spotted, the light is amazing and it looks great in B&W. I'm glad you didn't get wet.

This is just beautiful Marvin, and the black and white enhances that dramatic sky beautifully! L/F

Well thank you very much Viggo!!!

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Artist's Description

As a part of my first walk of Ybor City to take photos and document what I saw, I found this old church. I am sorry but I did not get the name of it. I have been here before!! Back in the days when I was shooting weddings, I did a wedding here. That was a long time ago and I was not taking photos of the building. So now I wanted to take pictures of the building it self. I took a lot of photos but this one got my attention because of the light above the church. There was a few light rays coming from that area and it made for a interesting shot. As always there was a storm building over head, so I had to work quickly, as my car was a long way off. I could see a lot of people in a hurry to take shelter as this storm was moving in fast. Hahaha you know you need to head home when the wind starts to pick up! I had to hold the tripod steady as best I could in the wind!!! I normally shoot a lot of colors photos but this old church just needed to be in black and white. Well I made it to my car...

About Marvin Spates

Marvin Spates

Hi my name is Marvin Spates, and I am a fine art photographer. I love shooting landscape and nature photos. I am a resident of the Tampa Bay area. No matter if you are a collector looking for art, or a fellow artist!!! I recommend you read my descriptions on each photo. This way you can connect with the way I was feeling, thinking, or see what I was enduring as I shot each photo!! We have fantastic sunsets and sunrises no matter what time of the year in my area. Most of my work is with color, but I also have a fond love for black and white. I think I love black and white just as much as I love color!!!! There is tons of variety in the things that I like to shoot. Something new that I have added is digital textures and painterly effects. I...

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