Gothic Architecture: 16 Imposing Photos


Gothic architecture was built to be imposing – a job it largely succeeds at. When you combine the natural imposing nature of Gothic architecture with various photographic techniques that take advantage of colour, perspective and context the resulting images can be quite haunting. In no particular order, here are some of our favourite Gothic architecture photos. Don’t forget to check out the links at the end too.

clouds rush in

Photo by MSH


Photo by Xavier Fargas


Photo by Tricky

Barcelona Cathedral

Photo by Cuellar

Edale church, Peak District, UK

Photo by Tricky

Burgos Cathedral – Catedral de Burgos HDR 2

Photo by Marcp Dmoz


Photo by Ciberado

Notre-Dame by night

Photo by John and Mel Kots


Photo by Shapeshift

Gothic Cathedral in Barcelona

Photo by ChrisJFry

duomo di milano (milan cathedral). milan, italy. 6.27.09.

Photo by Rob Sheridan

Princeton Graduate college

Photo by Srevatsan

France, Creepy Detail 'Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres'

Photo by AF Photography

France, Creepy Detail 'Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres'

Photo by Tom Anthony

Worcester icons

Photo by Oryctes

unreachable light

Photo by ExtraNoize

Gothic Architecture Photography Resources

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography started as a child with a Kodak Instamatic and pushed him into building this fantastic place all these years later, and you can get to know him better here.
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