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Hotel del Coronado Lobby

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 10 September 2012 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The Hotel del Coronado was the first hotel in the world, and the largest building outside of New York City, to use electric lighting. The lighting system was installed under the direct supervision of Thomas A. Edison.

Photo captured August 15, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/3.8 ISO 800 24 mm

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Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Nicely balanced exposure with your flash, looks a real classy place Steve.

10 Sep 2012 7:57am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wonderful balance of lights. Great exposure.

10 Sep 2012 8:08am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Lovely chandelier and all the reflections of lights.

10 Sep 2012 8:58am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a wonderful claim to fame that is . . if there is a power outage, they know who to blame, too !

10 Sep 2012 10:02am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb exposure to capture all the grand detail!

10 Sep 2012 10:02am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great ! love all these details !

10 Sep 2012 10:24am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wonderful shot full of beautiful light and details, Steven! I love the rich and warm tones of the ceiling with the criss-cross pattern. Nicely done!

10 Sep 2012 11:08am

franz from Baden, Austria

impressive and very beautiful interior!
(at the heyday of this hotel, the attire of the tall gentleman would have raised some eyebrows, though ... ;-))

10 Sep 2012 2:19pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What a delightfully grand style is within this hotel ... it is so wonderful to see and your photo is good documentation!

10 Sep 2012 3:41pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is a great shot of that very dark lobby, Steven :-) Beautifully done here...

10 Sep 2012 6:36pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Your tip about the lighting system is highly interesting ... Nice shot of this impressive lobby !!! The architecture and the wooden details are absolutely wonderful ...

10 Sep 2012 9:14pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It looks very elegant. Nice.

10 Sep 2012 9:27pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Wow, what a building inside and out ! Quite a claim to fame, too, that mister Edison himself oversaw the lighting installation. Excellent shot, Steven.

10 Sep 2012 9:47pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Wow, super shot, love the colours

10 Sep 2012 10:30pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

nicely done

10 Sep 2012 10:40pm

Moein from Tehran, Iran

very nice colours and lights ..

10 Sep 2012 10:56pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A most elegant and advanced, for its time, interior.

12 Sep 2012 10:44pm