Shadow Shot Sunday 2 reappears for the week, and we search for and provide shadowy art. Today, a favorite building of ours, an early 20th century beauty, is the Derby Public Library was opened in 1905, and was renovated and reopened again in 2000.
It is a fine looking structure, the stone facade massive yet the large windows add a brilliance that makes it a bit less imposing. And, the renovation allowed for me wheelchair entry - a definite plus for me :)
The facade of the addition followed the original style in stone and windows. A stunning building outside and in...The stone follows the outside the building in the walls that surround the building. A granite stairway is curvaceous, the shadows falling along the wall contours, the handrail adding shadowy and curvaceous nuance to the scene...
The shady side shows off the massive style. In the renovation, modern windows, of the same style when built, replaced the windows.
When you look at the scene, the building seems stern and overbearing. However, with the huge windows at each level, the interior is very bright from the outdoor light - just like in the old days.
It takes work to find the seam that separates the original and new sections on this wall. - it is just the stone beyond the vertical drainpipe. The changes from old to new are almost imperceptible.
With the multi-pane windows, shadows fall inside the closed-for-the day library, the panes allowing for cool effects on both sides of the glass
The shadow hunter captures himself with the point-and-shoot, the hunt for shadows always a fun pursuit...Follow the artistry of changing light at the fun and picturesque meme SSS2!