Arches & Doorways
An arch is a vertical curved structure that spans an elevated space and may or may not support the weight above it, or in case of a horizontal arch like an arch dam, the hydrostatic pressure against it. Arches may be synonymous with vaults, but a vault may be distinguished as a continuous arch forming a roof.
A doorway is the place through which you enter a room. Some doorways have actual doors, while others are merely arched openings into a room or building.
This Challenge is all about Arches and Doorways
Arches can be Found in all sorts of places in Art, Part of the architectural make-up of a structure, in Nature such as Natural Bridges. Doorways are just that entrances.
Lets see your Arches and Doorways
I'll start with a couple..
Hi Leslie. Here's my jump starter - it must be near supper time
I have a friend, who's favorite subject
is doors... and arches
She shoots them from all over Europe, Mexico,
and South America, Alaska, the Old West...
So many, that I just let her shoot them...
And she's good with them...
So, I just don't shoot them much...
I should start, really, I should....
from my limited supply... (so far)
Versailles State Park...
from an historic old Homestead
and the door I made for the Cooks Pantry, here at home...
The fastest tour through the Historic Veraestau House,
here in Aurora, Indiana...
The front door to the Historic Verasteau House, here in Aurora
Standing in the front door (above) you see this as you come in... (a closet door)
As you come up to the 2nd floor, the stairs leads to this sitting room; and the front doors to the balcony, over the front porch
The back door that leads out to the Carriage House...
A few from a villa in Anguilla.
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Nice start Lesley! Thanks for hosting, too!
Some of the pix. from archives...
A few from different places and times...
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