A Grand Space
If you are in Boston and you are hanging out with your photographer friend and he says you “have” to go see (and photograph) the Boston Public Library, you’d be an idiot to disregard those words.
About a million thank-yous to my friend Don Toothaker for his very sound advice. I never would have given the library a second thought; Don’s other advice was to slow down and look at the details. I did that, too, but it’s the feeling of this spectacular space that has stayed with me. It’s so classic, so classical, so hushed. Kind of like church, only with books and reading tables. And fewer hymns.
Boston Public Library
Posted on September 20, 2021, in Photography and tagged 365 photo project, architecture, Bates Hall, black and white photography, boston, Boston Public Library, Don Toothaker, learning to see, Leica, melinda green harvey, monochrome, one day one image, photo a day, photography, postaday, reasons to stop, take time to look, things i see, thoughtful seeing, travel photography. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.