palace of the legion of honor

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by mrlimpet, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

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    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    this is my first post in a couple of months. i've been busy outside my 'comfort zone' which is my tropical fish and tanks.

    i've been attempting more landscape/architecture and wildlife shots but now i'm interested in people too. :rolleyes:

    one place i practice is the palace of the legion of honor, one of san francisco's many museums.
    it is a three-quarter-scale adaptation of the 18th-century palais de la légion d’honneur in paris.
    if you're interested, you can read more about it here...
    http://www.famsf.org/legion/index.asp

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  2. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    the key feature of the pavilion entrance is this copy of rodin's 'the thinker'...

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  3. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    joan of arc...

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  4. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    finally, el cid, the national hero of spain...

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    sorry for posting so many pics! any and all comments are welcome and appreciated.

    always striving to get better!
     
  5. Well done!

    Les
     
  6. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    thanks les. :smile:
     
  7. RFCGRAPHICS

    RFCGRAPHICS

    Apr 30, 2005
    Nice series of images. The location looks very inviting :)
     
  8. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    thanks RFC. :smile:

    this location is a favorite for wedding photographers and tourists alike. therefore, it's also a good place to take pics of people...
     
  9. Looks very nice. Lovely architecture and showed it well.
     
  10. robert
    welcome back
    a very nice series of images

    i really appreciate you sharing these with us
    i hope that this will mark the beginning of many more posts here
     
  11. ghursh

    ghursh

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    Jul 3, 2007
    Gilbert, AZ
    very nice series
     
  12. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    dez, greg, george, thank you very much for your comments! :smile:

    i've hesitated to post up my pics as the quality of pics here can be intimidating.

    but if i don't post up and get constructive comments, i'll never get better! :rolleyes:

    i will definitely start posting more.
     
  13. dweikum

    dweikum

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    Apr 15, 2007
    Oakland, CA
    Nice pics! My buddy and I went there one dark morning and took a bunch of pics...the only one I really liked was a long exposure of a Muni bus turning around at the fountain in the fog.
     
  14. mrlimpet

    mrlimpet

    92
    May 12, 2006
    san francisco
    thanks duane!

    you never know what kind of weather there'll be on the coast here.

    the day i took the statue pics it wasn't overly foggy but it was overcast.