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The Library by nibor The Library by nibor
The library of an old monastery in Lima. No lighting there but the natural light from the windows in the roof. This due to the danger of fire in the olden... I love the mood of that room...
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Shadowkey392 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
I would be right at home there...
Fey333 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2015
I love this photo!! Would you be willing to give permission for one to use it on a website? Credit would be happily given, with a link to your deviant page :)
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Robert-Kovacs Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
featured here:… :)

Please, notice me if you want me to delete it from my page. :) :happybounce: 
Chrysallion Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this library is amazing!
TheAngeldove Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
:iconpurplebutterflyplz:¸¸♥´¯) Thank you so much!
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tyrantvirus88 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I like. Very much.
Ilovepeanutbutter Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I want to live there.
marc4321 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013
Beautiful picture, do you mind if I use it in a youtube video (accompanying one of my songs)?
EllieGrim Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012
psychsg Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
omg is beautiful!
LoreArchivist Featured By Owner May 10, 2012  Professional Writer
What a beautiful inventory! When did you take this?
saillytheshippy Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. Love the old texts and the whole library. Basically in love with everything XD Old monastery in Lima. Got it.
Mike-the-dabbler Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011
Are those books in front of the picture really as big as the table/chairs or is it some kind of optical illusion?
Rideth-Mochi Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
My family took me here, its gorgeous. This is one of the most amazing rooms i've ever been in, your picture really captures it, great work!
Eib0n Featured By Owner May 23, 2011
it's amazing ~
i nearly can smell the books :heart:
DiceMasterOM3G4 Featured By Owner May 14, 2011
Wow, this looks really cool, love dark libraries like this
PookScribe Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
This is beautiful. Are you able to look through those two giant books?
nibor Featured By Owner May 22, 2011
Sadly, we weren't allowed to walk into the whole of the library, as I'd have loved to look closer on it. But it is still one of the most awesome rooms i've seen :)
PookScribe Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
Even that rooms is incredible. Thanks again for posting this photograph. Libraries can be works of art, can't they? :)
nanajiloh Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2010   Photographer
You mean Lima, Peru? Do you have any idea of when this monastery was built?

(I can be a pain, I know)
nibor Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
Hi, late reply, I know...

There's a wee bit about the monastery here: [link]

It was apparently finished in 1774. The name is Convento de San Francisco in Spanish, or Monastery of San Francisco in English iirc..
Draculark Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
Amazing place :)
LetiferTenebra Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2010
That's really magical!
bvazz Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
Looks like an amazing place!
Fooledsweetness Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009
Is it still used?
Fooledsweetness Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
This lovely piece has been featured here [link]
strangefrequencies Featured By Owner May 1, 2008
I love this place. Good job of capturing it.
shebekka Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2007
oh my....god...that's so incredable!
jamef Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2007
oh...what wonderful room...!
ViolaPlayer1987 Featured By Owner May 26, 2007   Traditional Artist
Lovely, just lovely. I wonder what kinda things I can learn in there. Great photo.
MidgardsFall Featured By Owner May 9, 2007   Photographer
:+fav: great pic!!
hollin Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
Beautiful library! Could you give me more information about the name/location of the monastery? I am a librarian and I feel like it is my duty to visit this place.
kala-way Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2006
You're quite right, the atmosphere is amazing. You can almost see the ghosts of those who've paced this room for centuries--the lighting is gorgeous.

I wish the books weren't in the front however, they are beautiful books, but they break the mood a bit, making it seem to tour-ey (like "and on your left is the ghostly library, just look at those old books" :)). But you probably couldn't have done much about that.
Its a lovely, moody piece.
inoriko Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2006
waaah!! a monastery.. sounds mysterious.. har har har har!! :w00t: i really like the picture...
EclipseDynamo Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2006
haha, cool. i have a picture up from the same place. i was there this past June.
EowynMorwinyon Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2006   Photographer
Stunning, truly stunning! You've framed it beautifully with the tomes in the foreground. It gives the impression of an altar to a bygone age and sentiment. The lighting too, creates a very ethereal feel.
nibor Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2006
Thanks a lot! : )

That place was magical.. it was so truly great that the picture couldn't go wrong. If you ever go to Lima, you have to go there : )
LalaPirateChan Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2006   Writer
its like my dream library ;_;
grumbleworts Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2004  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
THis is a gorgeous picture. THe lighting and the subject matter make it feel as if you have just gone back about two hundred years to take the picture. really, really nice!
nibor Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2004
Thanks a bunchload!
The picture is taken in a place which hasn't changed much the last few hundred years.. and it turned out pretty well - i'm very glad that someone else like it too =>

I'll re-submit it soon though, it needs a frame.. : )
celestialfire Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2003
Beautiful picture. It makes me think of Harry Potter for some reason...but the natural lighting adds a really awesome effect.
southwind Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2003
What an amazing space!
emayi Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2003
Wish I was there... you should make this into a print.
dillpill Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2003
this was a great idea to capture... I can almost smell the old writings in front of meSlow
as someone has mentioned, quite potterish:) (Smile)
those stair cases look like dna strands:? (Confused)
xxkorinxx Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2003
wow that is wonderful. i like it alot
p0m Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2003
Neat. Looks like a painting really.
xsam Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2003
yes: MAGICAL. what a place!!!
arwenita Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2003  Professional Interface Designer
Wow Nibs, looks so Harry Potter!!!!!!!!

I love it!!! am gonna recomend it in the club :D (Big Grin)
ladonia Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2003
yeah, got a somewhat medieval look... although they didnt have too many books back then i think o_O
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