Monday, 24 December 2012

St Mary's Cathedral, Lights of Christmas

The facade of St Mary's Cathedral, located along College Street, has been featuring Lights of Christmas, a light projection show running until Christmas Day. This view is across Cathedral Square in Cook and Philip Park. In celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the artworks that adorn the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo, the iconic image of "The Creation of Life" is featured, in which God reaches out and gives life to Adam with the touch of his finger.


  1. Spectacular, but to me nothing is as pretty as St. Mary's stone-colored stone.
    Uh oh, a nude man on the cathedral. Did Cardinal Pell OK this? ;)

    1. He has a lot of other problems, within the church, to deal with at the moment.

  2. Fascinating!

    Merry Christmas to you and yours from both Kjell and me. :)

  3. These are terrific!!! I love Sydney's light shows.

    Merry Christmas.

  4. Cool images, the light show is beautiful! Merry Christmas!

  5. How wonderful ! Like the second and the blue present most. Please have you and yours a blessed Christmas.

  6. Stunning, well done, I particularly like the Michelangelo.

  7. Hi Jim. The event and these images are just stunning. It is amazing what can be done with projectors and light. Thanks for this gift. A Merry Christmas to you and yours ... cheers J.

  8. A photographers delight ... Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas Jim and I look forward to more of your views from in and around Sydney in 2013.

  9. Spectacular shots Jim. Merry Christmas, hope you have a great day tomorrow.

  10. Hi Jim,

    Oh, how special! Thanks for sharing your blue.

    Happy Blue Monday, and Merry Christmas!

  11. Beautiful!
    Merry Christmas Jim, best wishes from the Netherlands.


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