Plaza San Francisco Quito

Plaza San Francisco - Quito

Nikon D800E – 20 mm – F22 – 1/200 – ISO 800   –   © Henri Leduc
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I wanted a starburst sun above the dome of the church. That’s why I choose a very small aperture, f22. As an extra it allowed also to get the colored lens flare dividing diagonally the image, which I liked also.

Plaza San Francisco

The Plaza of San Francisco is a huge paved pedestrian square in Quito, lined with old and charming colonial houses with balconies. The Plaza de San Francisco is home to the largest monastery complex in the Americas.