Jan 14 2012

Dining at Hearst

Category: Photography DigitalshirleyTSAI @ 8:59 am

A few nice photography digital images I found:

Dining at Hearst

Image by Stuck in Customs
"You wanna see a secret passage?" the old security guard asked me.

"Are you kidding?" I asked.

And with that, he showed me how to get up into this area. It wasn’t super-duper-secret, since this is how singers used to get up high to entertain the guests below.

I’m glad I’m not one of those people that has to choose who sits where in these big banquet events. I think people in these situations really get their nose out of joint if they don’t get to sit next to so-and-so. But, if you’re hanging out and dining in Hearst Castle, you have to look pretty hard to find something to complain about! :)

– Trey Ratcliff

Read more here at the Stuck in Customs blog.

Slipping into the Pool

Image by Stuck in Customs
Slipping into the Pool
This vast indoor pool at Hearst Castle is just about perfect. The only thing that would have been more perfect is if I was actually inside of it! If I wasn’t such an honorable guy, I would have stripped down and jumped in for a bit. It would have taken at least 15 minutes for security to get me out of there. But it would have been a sweet sweet 15 minutes. I could just say that I lost my mind for a bit…

Read more here.

Exploring The Met

Image by Stuck in Customs
Many of you know that I like to go spelunking around the world’s museums and root through their impressionist paintings. The Met in New York City is one of my favorites — probably for their collection of Renoirs.

I didn’t get to carry around a tripod with me. So I had to do my best to find other ways to secure myself and my camera around the museum. This room had a few banisters, columns, and the like where I could wedge myself. I looked like an outright fool to get into this particular spot, but this spot needed to be photographed!

from the blog www.stuckincustoms.com

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