Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Squares and Angles

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge was very difficult  for me, I was almost going to skip it. I was going through my archives not being able to find something interesting. But then I did it. I found a nice collection of details of the walls of my beloved renaissance town of Český Krumlov. Look at some of my previous blog about the town, it is really worth seeing: Festival of Five Petalled Rose, Colors of South Bohemia or Roads in South Bohemia.

Cesky Krumlov buildings

Decorated renaissance buildings in Český Krumlov

For Squares and Angles I chose the renaissance details of the building walls. Now we call them “envelopes”, but originally they were ment as 2D projection of 3D stone, of which the buildings were built in antique architecture, as you can see at this old original building in Rome at Forum Romanum (left side of the shot).

Rome_Forum Romanum

Rome, Forum Romanum palace

And here is the collection of squares and angles for you.

Cesky Krumlov walls

Details of the renaissance walls at Český Krumlov

One more from Třeboň, combination of curve and square.


Passage ceiling at the square in spa town Třeboň

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. fashtonishing
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 10:15:41

    Lovely blog!
    Maybe we can follow each other? x


  2. J. A. Robinson
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 11:20:05

    An excellent submission for Cee’s theme. THANKS for visiting my “pun-ny” photoblog and leaving a couple of “likes.”
    –John R.


  3. umbriascribe
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 11:34:08

    Wonderful walls of Cesky Krumlov! And I love that passage in Trebon. Very cubist looking with that marvelous graffiti. Great work, Katy! -Nina.


  4. elPadawan
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 13:06:18

    I found it interesting to see so many buildings with the bricks outlines painted on the wall
    . Not just česky Krumlov but also other places like nelahozeves, frydlant (I think)…


    • PragueByKaty
      Mar 15, 2013 @ 14:46:39

      You are right. The envelopes are in any shape, color and style all over renaissance buildings here and castles (not “burgs”) as Nelahozeves and others were mostly built in this style.


  5. Joel
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 13:44:15

    Good eye. This is fun!


  6. lillylion
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 14:39:40

    Holy crap! You NAILED IT!!! Beautiful!


  7. museconfuse
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 15:33:31

    The passage ceiling is a fun shot. 🙂


  8. vanecktharien
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 19:07:49

    You live in such an interesting country! Thank you for sharing it with us


  9. Cee Neuner
    Mar 15, 2013 @ 23:00:04

    Fabulous collection of squares and angels. Loved all of them. Bravo!!


  10. segmation
    Mar 16, 2013 @ 02:25:28

    Nice photos. I love the collection. http://www.segmation.com


  11. Bibliophile
    Mar 17, 2013 @ 22:47:55

    I think you fulfilled the challenge very well.


  12. littledoglaughed
    Mar 18, 2013 @ 14:13:50

    Beautiful work Katy! I love the details of the walls-sadly, it is hard to find things like that where I live-


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