Golden glow on Vitrolite

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    The low evening sunlight strikes the Iowa Theatre, located on the east side of the courthouse square in Bloomfield, Iowa.

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    1. mosbysraid 49 months ago | reply

      Nice! Isn't there one like in Winterset?

    2. Perolo Orero - www.orerofotografia.com - 49 months ago | reply

      Compo, colors. light ....
      A little contrast, I think better ¡¡¡ I think...

      See you at next pictures ¡¡¡

      ;)

    3. ctaylor1987 49 months ago | reply

      Wonderful evening glow Shari! I love those golden tones and of course love these old theatres. (we have one near us that was just recently restored; showing movies again and hosting special events.) So sorry to lose any of these!

    4. army.arch 49 months ago | reply

      Woowee - what a great movie theater. I love that Vitrolite glowing in the magic hour.

    5. Tickle My Tiki 49 months ago | reply

      Absolutely beautiful. I'm guessing the tall courthouse directly across the street must present a challenge in the way of constant shadows in the afternoon, at least during a good part of the year. Though I was born in WI and now live near San Francisco, three generations of my family called Bloomfield home. I used to spend my summers back there as a youth and loved those trips. This theater is the FIRST thing I look for when I get into town, always breathing a sigh of relief when I am greeted by its distinctive facade. Your wonderful capture lets me know that all is still well with the theater remaining intact. While many memories from my youth often fade into the background, your image instantly transported me back to so many happy days spent wandering around the downtown square and marveling at the architecture of the courthouse. When I used to return back to my home, at the time in Los Angeles, I would show people my amateur snapshots of my wanderings through the small towns I always visited (primarily Bloomfield, Strawberry Point, & Ft. Dodge) and people who were LA natives couldn't believe such wonderful spots still existed! Thank you so much for starting my day off with a smile by sharing the fruit of your talents.

    6. Kaboo2 49 months ago | reply

      Awesome capture Shari, C pretty well said it all the lighting is beautiful, nice work Shari

    7. skipmoore 49 months ago | reply

      Boy, the light really brings this old theater to life. Nice shot.

    8. David Sebben 49 months ago | reply

      Great shot of this treasure. I was only in there once and wish I could go back.

    9. shuttermeister 49 months ago | reply

      What a classic and you have captured it most beautifully in the golden light. : )

    10. pam's pics- 49 months ago | reply

      What a treasure & your shot is just ducky

    11. Jasperdo 49 months ago | reply

      What a gorgeous theater, Shari. The vitrolite, the marquee, those wonderful wooden doors. Great capture.

    12. Pete Zarria 49 months ago | reply

      So very delightful and warm. Its a great image.

    13. *Lampy* 49 months ago | reply

      I'll just change your name to the golden hour Queen!!

    14. dv over dt 49 months ago | reply

      When every small town had a theater and it was a great source of pride for the community. Would love to explore inside....

    15. Cliff Brane 49 months ago | reply

      This is a great shot. Nice eye for the right lighting, which adds a mood that would otherwise be missing.

    16. Jenny with a camera 49 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous!!! I don't even know where Bloomfield is but I think I need to look it up.

    17. flickr4jazz 49 months ago | reply

      Beautiful work. What camera/lenses do you use and what type of post-processing do you perform?

    18. Keith Gerstung 49 months ago | reply

      Very nice Shari. Love that late afternoon glow. Your photo looks as if it could have been taken 50 years ago. Thanks for adding it to the VSOTM group!

    19. johnfromtheradio 38 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful glow, looks like a swell place to take in a flick!

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