STILL LIFE 103 – FLIGHTS OF STEPS

 

 


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Looking down flights of steps with yellow edges.

Originally taken in portrait format, the image has been rotated 90 degrees anticlockwise.  The last two steps of a flight with their yellow, high-visibility safety edges are seen on the right, and there is a small landing, floored with handsome granite slabs, in the centre of the picture.  A second flight of steps descends between dark walls on the left but, because of the angle of the shot, all of the yellow edges of these steps meld together to form one yellow mass.  Another landing is dimly seen between the walls’ shadow at extreme left.

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Technique: X-T2 with 55-200 Fujinon lens at 85mm (equiv); 400 ISO; image rotation;  Lightroom, applying the Astia/Soft film simulation; York Place, Clifton, Bristol; 21 Apr 2017.
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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

11 Responses to STILL LIFE 103 – FLIGHTS OF STEPS

  1. LensScaper says:

    You have a real talent for making something intriguing out of the mundane, Adrian. Rotating the image makes such a difference. Great idea.

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  2. bluebrightly says:

    There you go again, turning our world around!

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  3. A very striking image 😄 I used to visit the York Cafe very often for breakfasts after a big night out 🍽

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      Glad it hits you, thank you! It seems that the York Café is still there, tho I haven’t seen it yet – I’ve been twice to a nice Italian cafe called Rosemarinos, and I intend exploring Clifton more. A 🙂

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  4. I think rotating the photo made better composition. great shot!

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  5. paula graham says:

    Makes a baffling photo!!

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