Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

These are the pictures I would like to learn to do.

michaelevansphotographerblog

This delightful hilltop town was originally established in approximately the 9th century, the location being naturally very defensible. The Basilica of St Magdelene is also a designated World Heritage Site, and while beautiful I only photographed it from the rear as sadly the front was (like so many of the buildings we visited) covered in scaffolding, undergoing renovations. Understandable I suppose, since it dates from the 11th century! This little town is, like so many in the region, a photographers paradise, and I found myself using not only the two standard lenses (24-105 and 17mm), but also the 70-200mm. This I used to create a panorama of a town that can be seen from Vezelay; in particular from the grounds of the Abbey. I don’t know the name of this little town, but just liked the resulting panorama which I have posted here.

Most of the panoramic images that I…

View original post 80 more words

8 thoughts on “Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

I will appreciate your comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s