Kadalur Point Lighthouse near Calicut in Kerala, was constructed by the British about a century back. The structure and the gear mechanism of the lighthouse is quite well maintained while the traditional lamp is now replaced by a Halogen lamp.
It was so dark inside that it was a difficult shot handheld, but other than the washed out window, guess I managed to get the exposure pretty well :)
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yquem46 (32227) 2013-01-23 9:42
The subject is quite classical here on TE but this one is really impressive
A splendid long perspective of the helicoidal stairs and a very visual impact of the red wall and handrail which contrast very well with the white parts
bravo, have a nice evening
danos (73896) 2013-01-23 10:03
very nice the view as the presentation of this spiral stairs creating depth and perspective in the image.
I like the light and the colour management as the beauty of the scene.
jemaflor (68781) 2013-01-23 10:55
Well taken, perfect pov to give an impressive result, good light and tones, well made and tfs.
mmohan (738) 2013-01-23 11:18
Beautifully composed, well done!
PS: I come from Calicut, but have never seen this place!
PaulVDV (15017) 2013-01-23 16:48
Wonderful capture of this spiral stairway in the lighthouse.
The bars of the wooden railing provide a beautiful graphical effect.
I also like the alternation of red and white.
Best regards, Paul
JFS (32027) 2013-01-24 6:18
Spectacular and curious shot of this amazing staricase. I love the colors too.
Silvio1953 (97953) 2013-01-24 9:44
Ciao Prashant, great view of fantastic staircase, lovelt geometry, splendid light, wonderful colors and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
yaya13baut (3344) 2013-01-24 10:09
a breathtakingly steep view on these lovely stairs.
and fine white and red colours.
saxo042 (31790) 2013-01-24 14:58
One of the best and most attractive spiral staircase picture I have seen here on TE. The red colours make this spiral really stand out among all those TE contributions. You have also chosen a very good POV an the sharpness is perfect. Congratulations!
lousat (57510) 2013-01-25 10:19
A very very nice capture of this beautiful staricase,not a new idea but always nice,especially when the result is a top class pic talking about details,colors and exposure.Very well done,have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
onphoto (505) 2013-01-26 3:50
Like a spiral or a part of a horror movie. Very nice! Maybe if the center would be a little more right and up it would be perfect!
ACL1978 (5689) 2013-01-26 20:59
A classic POV, of course, but a very effective version here. The light from each successive window illuminating the stairs opposite them is wonderful, as is the rich red color. You did indeed manage the exposure well, and the contrast of shadow and light all the way down provide a brilliant and sharp sense of depth here. The inclusion of just a sliver of the nearest railing at bottom offers a great entryway into the shot, sending me spinning through the frame. Very nicely done.
sevy (13265) 2013-01-28 4:22
Spiral and expecially lighthouse's stair are for sure a great photo subject with strong graphic impact.
Here again, it is evidenced with as bonus the color contrast between red and white.
claudeD (24147) 2013-02-02 8:55
wonderul picture of this spyral stair. Excellent composition, perfect sharpness and clarity.I like the shot very much.Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
adidas5nb (1050) 2013-03-31 1:06
- Copyright: prashant prabhu (prashantprabhu) (215)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-01-05
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS XSi 450D, Canon EF-S 18-55 IS f3.5:5.6
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/25 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Stairways, Spiral staircases III, Memorable Staircases [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-01-23 9:35