Stockholm City Hall - Blue Hall

Posted by Yonatan (New York, United States) on 31 May 2010 in Architecture.

Rather than reinventing the wheel, I will post the official description for this magnificent room:

"The Blue Hall should have been painted blue, but the architect changed his mind. When he saw the beautiful red bricks, he did not want to cover them with plaster. But he retained the name Blue Hall as it was found on all the plans of the building, and was already in common use. In the Blue Hall, which is the building's largest hall, the Nobel Prize Banquet takes place on the 10th of December every year. Here you will also find one of Northern Europe's largest organs with approximately 10,000 pipes and 135 stops.

There were a good amount of people milling about this hall and this was the cleanest shot I good get. Some ghosting artifacts exist from movement, but I'm quite happy with the final product and don't feel particularly motivated to clone it out. What do you think about this decision?

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Olympus E-510
6 seconds
ISO 400
14 mm

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