Saturday, May 28, 2016

Saturdays Online: Mixin' It Up!

You may have noticed the addition of my Twitter Links.  And you Know I'm a participant in the 52 Rolls Project.  Well, I felt the need of a Change-up to keep 52 Rolls moving and fresh.  So here you go, I asked my Twitter followers for advice:



Still mostly Holga.  But when appropriate I will shoot with the other cameras.  Heading into the High Country soon, and the Holga wasn't going to cut it for scenic landscapes:


Truth be told I shot this one with my Minolta x-700.  But I won't tell if you won't!

Friday, May 27, 2016

Doors Open Denver: Scenes Inside the Courthouse


Featuring Doors: Above view from inside the Rotunda looking out.


Above: A long hallway.  Some say it looks like the one from the movie: The Shining

Below: Many of the doors inside the Courthouse were designed to be Sculpture as well as functional.


Monday, May 23, 2016

Doors Open Denver: Views from the Courthouse

 Views of the State Capitol from the Courthouse Grounds and Interior:


We were told that the Courthouse was designed to have views of the Capitol as a reminder of the ties between the Branches of Government.








Saturday, May 21, 2016

Doors Open Denver: Courthouse Part III: Inside the State Supreme Court

I can't tell you how surprised we were to be able to photograph inside this Building.  Post 9/11, it's very rare to be able to photograph inside Public Buildings.  For example, two years ago at Doors Open Denver, we were not allowed inside the Federal Court Building with cameras.


We were given a very personalized tour by Chief Justice Nancy Rice, who was very active in the Building Design Process.


Chief Justice Rice:


The Columbine Theme recurs throughout the Building.  Here as the Court Room carpet motif:



The Robe Room:



Rather than simply documenting the Office, I focussed in on the details, lie the Bookcase wood work: