Study Hall

Uploaded: October 16, 2012 19:09:47


There are study tables with interesting green-shaded lamps in the library at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. I've tried to capture the essence of being in the room itself and have included a portion of the ornate spiral stairs that provide access to the stacks of books.
Photo taken October 10, 2012
Finalist (T&P) October 2012

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -2.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Nikki McDonald level-classic October 17, 2012

Isn't this the most beautiful building? Inside and out! Those stairs are fantastic, Terry. #1492856

Dr Silly level-classic October 17, 2012

Wonderful capture. :O)

Bob Cournoyer level-classic October 17, 2012

I really like your angle/light/reflections.. :-) #10373537

Joy Rector October 17, 2012

beautiful shot #10373618

JudyAnn Rector level-classic October 17, 2012

Superb image, Terry. #10373696

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 17, 2012

What a wonderful library... love your comp with the stairs reflected in the glass. #10373765

Terry A. Stoa October 18, 2012

Thanks for looking Nikki, Doc, Bob, Joy, JudyAnn and Chris.

And Nikki - it's a fabulous library, on many "most beautiful libraries" lists. Camera and tripod friendly, too. #10374721

Michele Peterson level-classic November 29, 2012

Wonderfully clear and well taken. Looks like a fabulous place to wander through or to find a book and hang out to read it! Congratulations on the finalist! #10439276

Terry A. Stoa November 30, 2012

Thanks, Michele. #10440039

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 30, 2012

LOVE the POV on this, Terry. Simply gorgeous. Huge congrats. #10442106

Mitch Spence level-classic November 30, 2012

I think the light here is so very nice, Terry. Congratulations. #10442270

Terry A. Stoa December 01, 2012

Thanks Mary Beth and Mitch - I appreciate your kind remarks! #10444576

Merna L. Nobile December 04, 2012

To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.

Terry A. Stoa December 04, 2012

Thanks, Merna! #10450706

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