Spiral staircase at one of the many monastaries near Vienna. We were filled with so much information I do not recall where I was when I took this. There was a mirror at the bottom of the staircase so that when you look down from anywhere on the steps it would give the illusion of infinity. I was near the bottom as I took this shot and of course I couldn't stand on the mirror so I simply stuck my hand out and pointed up, knowing I would be cropping it later.
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jaywalker (16101) 2012-07-22 14:30
Hi Gregory, A truly amazing photo, excellent work, kind regards Wilson.
kathryn_weir (2056) 2012-07-22 14:34
Mesmerising photo, incredible architecture. Your use of the available light and framing ad composition is wonderful
isabela_sor (47724) 2012-07-22 14:44
excellently seen and captured by u
it is great in details and symmetry
all the best
carlo62 (37340) 2012-07-22 15:25
una spirale bellissima, un ottimo POV e colori splendidi.
freeride01 (167) 2012-07-22 16:52
Wonderful! Just amazing this swirl going up. Did a simular photo, not with a staorcase but effect is just as great. very nice shot.
rbellemare (2109) 2012-07-22 19:17
Very nice POV. Great light and lots of details. This picture is quite nice, well frame, almost unreal.
SnapRJW (31625) 2012-07-22 22:49
Hello Gregory - There is a wonderful feeling of spiralling movement in this composition. A marvellous shot. Warm regards rosemary
emperaboy (23) 2012-07-22 23:28
Hi . Really interesting shot i like it very much,Great Shot.Thanks Mike
HimalAnda (10151) 2012-07-23 0:43
What a beautiful picture! The colors are great and the composition is perfect. I like the snail shape of the stairway.
The light management is very good.
Oceania (5174) 2012-07-23 7:46
Despite the beautiful European architecture, the picture itself is a piece of art.
ACL1978 (7511) 2012-07-23 8:45
Gregory, great capture under less than ideal circumstances - an almost dizzying POV.
goodfella (247) 2013-02-24 15:57
Lovely colors and your eye travels up and gets lost in the swirl of the staircase.
- Copyright: Gregory Wagner (fotoguy22) (4794)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-06-28
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon 1D MKII N, Canon 17-40mm F4 L USM, Compact Flash 8 GB
- Exposure: f/4, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-07-22 14:01