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Category:Architecture and Structures
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Keywords:Berry, Bourges, Centre, Cher, Europe, France, Marc Haegeman, Nikon, Saint-Etienne de Bourges, arches, architecture, cathedrals, churches, flying buttresses, gothic art, gothic cathedrals, medieval, middle ages, vaults
Photo Info

Dimensions998 x 1500
Original file size305 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken16-Jul-13 17:53
Date modified8-Feb-17 08:12
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length35 mm
Focal length (35mm)35 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/640 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Bourges gothic cathedral by Marc Haegeman

The north tower

After the north tower collapsed in 1506, it was replaced by the present construction. The so-called "Tour de Beurre", referring to the methods used to fund its construction, was completed in 1542.