Melbourne 2017: State LIbrary Of Victoria La Trobe Reading Room 3
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Welcome to the La Trobe Reading Room with its impressive Dome elevation and ceiling. This is the star attraction of the State Library of Victoria, and totally qualifies as a major visitor attraction in Melbourne’s inner city.
Continue reading “2017 Week 41: State Library of Victoria (2)”
Melbourne 2017: State Library Of Victoria Redmond Barry Reading Room 1
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To my surprise, one of the places that was most interesting to me in my visit to Melbourne is a library. The State Library of Victoria (abbreviated SLV) boosts large, impressive styled architecture, large reading rooms, exhibitions, and some of the best Victorian-era paintings that can be found in Melbourne. Visitors and tourists are welcome, as long as you keep quiet of course. Continue reading “2017 Week 41: State Library Of Victoria (1)”
For the Weekly Photo Challenge:
Orchard Library: Curved Shelves And Design
Nikon D610, 18mm, f/8, 1/140, ISO 1600
Ice-cream Seller And The Boy
Nikon D610, 85mm, f/2.8, 1/250, ISO 3200
Orchard Road, Singapore: On the street of a prime shopping district, street vendors ply their trade into the night.
Boy Playing With Mobile Phone In Library
Nikon D610, 18mm, f/11, 1/40, ISO 3200
Orchard Library, Singapore: Among the shelves of books, a boy is oblivious to the volumes of knowledge around him and focuses on his mobile phone game. Ah well, kids.
Having a public library in the middle of the country’s prime shopping district is actually a good idea. It makes reading cool. 8) Let’s take a look at some images of this new place.
Nikon D610, 18mm, f/11, 1/40, ISO 2000
Continue reading “Photo Album Week 46: Singapore Orchard Gateway Library 1”
In which we take a look at old vintage buildings in a modern metropolitan city, a library, and life with mobile phones.
Old Vintage Buildings And New Skyscrapers
Nikon D610, 35mm, f/8, 1/250, ISO 100
Singapore: Certain parts of the urban city with old buildings are placed under conservation law, and so retain that old vintage design. Continue reading “Photo Album Week 42-2: Singapore Life”
Skylight Window Geometry In Blue
Nikon D610, 18mm, f/5.6, 1/200, ISO 100
Orchard Library: Entrace
Nikon D610, 18mm, f/8, 1/40, ISO 1600
Orchard Library, Singapore: The newly opened library is right smack in the middle of the country’s prime shopping district. Continue reading “Photo Album 2015 Week 41-2: Singapore Random Architecture, Orchard Library”
National library, Singapore: Some of the most interesting architectural spots are actually places with very few visitors – like these yellow-walled corridors on every level. Few people pay attention to them, but the design and colour scheme are striking.