Thursday, March 29, 2007

The Library of Congress -- Part I

Tourists admire the Great Hall at the Library of Congress on March 24.

The Great Hall is one of the best kept secrets in Washington. Visiting the hall is a perfect way to spend an hour or two -- especially on a day with foul weather. There are many art and architectural flourishes throughout the Great Hall -- giving it a baroque look that almost borders on gaudy.

The Library of Congress -- Part II

Columns and murals tower over visitors to the Great Hall of the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress -- Part III

Cherubs and other architectural flourishes cover the Great Hall at the Library of Congress. Here is a close-up of of a staircase in the Great Hall.

The Library of Congress -- Part IV

Columns and arches support the ceiling of the Great Hall at the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress -- Part V

Two figures support the ceiling of the Great Hall in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Visitors to the Great Hall can find a variety of art and architecural styles there.

The Library of Congress -- Part VI

The Great Hall at the Library of Congress offers a variety of art and architectural styles for visitors.

Saturday, March 24, 2007

"Red & Blue No. 2"

More abstract stuff featuring common kitchen items.

Friday, March 23, 2007

"Red & Blue No. 1"

Here's another abstract piece I did for my class with photographer Steven L. Miller. These are two soup bowls I have in my kitchen.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

"Thin Blue Line"

I've been doing some abstract stuff with common everyday objects lately. This is a photo of a blue bowl that I have in the kitchen.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

"Breakfast of Champions"

In my classes with photographer Steven L. Miller, I recently had to create an image that illustrated "juxtaposition." I came up with this and the class voted it as the best of all the images I created that week.