Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

“Find a subject and instead of taking a picture from in front of, at an angle, to the side, or from behind, take it directly from above!” —WordPress Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge

I took this photo in Ft Point looking down a flight of a spiral stone stairs. Enjoy.

Stone stairs

From Above
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 using Camera+ app, edits in Snapseed.

  40 comments for “Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

  1. May 9, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Beautiful spiral! You know your Header is WAY above!

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    • May 9, 2013 at 3:16 pm

      That’s what I hear these days. Thanks for taking the time to stop by and comment.

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  2. May 5, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    I did a staircase, too, but it has a completely different look and feel from your shot. I very much like the stones in this picture. The picture on your header would work, too, but you wouldn’t catch me up there!

    janet

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    • May 5, 2013 at 6:52 pm

      Hello Janet,

      I looked at your staircase photo and like it. I did not even consider the header photo until you and another person mentioned it.

      Thanks for taking the time to look at my blog and comment.

      Allan

      Sent from my iPhone

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  3. May 5, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    great spiral stairs! ♥

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  4. May 5, 2013 at 3:27 am

    The colors in this are wonderful, someone else said it felt like a seashell that is it exactly.

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  5. May 4, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    Great shot! Great texture, great color, great composition.

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    • May 5, 2013 at 7:16 am

      Thank you, Jeff. I am glad that you like it so much.

      Allan

      Sent from my iPhone

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  6. May 4, 2013 at 6:22 am

    Amazing pic.

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    • May 5, 2013 at 4:05 pm

      Thank you, Tina. I checked your photo blog and like it a lot.

      I was just looking at the Visual theme and considering switching to it for my photo blog. How do you like it so far?

      Allan

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  7. May 4, 2013 at 4:32 am

    nothing compares to the views you had, while balancing over the Golden Gate Bridge cables …

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  8. May 4, 2013 at 12:22 am

    I love the colors. Usually stairs are gray or some other boring color. Nicely shot 🙂

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  9. Suzanne
    May 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    Great photo of a fascinating viewpoint.

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    • May 3, 2013 at 7:47 pm

      Thank you. Suzanne. I try to keep it interesting.

      Sent from my iPhone

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  10. May 3, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Looks like a stairway into a well. Nice.

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    • May 3, 2013 at 7:48 pm

      Too bad it wasn’t raining, then it really would look like that!

      Sent from my iPhone

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