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The Louvre From A Different Perspective

Posted by on 7 October 2008

The Louvre is so huge that I’d probably finish up countless SD cards if I were to shoot every exhibit and every hall and every display that caught my eye.

While most visitors focused on the paintings and sculptures, my eyes were drawn to the ceilings. Arches. Murals. Frescoes. Paintings.

Louvre arches

Such exquisite, opulent designs.

Louvre ceiling detail

And all in incredible…

Louvre ceiling detail

…and painstaking detail.

Louvre fresco

I could hardly breathe as I craned my neck and snapped, snapped, snapped away, feeling giddy with my little discovery.

Sometimes all it takes is a different perspective…

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5 Responses to The Louvre From A Different Perspective

  1. sheng

    I wish I could go there as well. I have a grandma there, and my sis came to see her, I guess I am just stuck here in the PI, oh well…. NOw, all I need is to pray for miracle, that I can go there someday soon!

  2. BlogusVox

    Nakakalula on such display of grandeur and opulence. Very apt for kings to reside here in the old days before it was turned into a museum.

  3. avril

    Awesome!!!Didn’t appreciate it much when I was there. Now it has to be you who showed how beautiful the ceilings were:-)

  4. Grace

    Lovely! Was really keen on everything in Louvre.. was like a kid in a candy shop and didnt had much energy to move around as it’s really huge. A day isn’t enough! got to check musee d’Orsay too.. got marvelous ceilings!

  5. Mimi

    sheng: you never know :)

    blogus: ‘nakakalula’ is a good way of putting it. i’ve forgotten that word already haha!

    avril: then you have to go there again ;)

    grace: ya, we got to see orsay too but didn’t have much time there.

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