Spiral Staircase at the Chrysler Museum of Art | Norfolk, VA

Spiral Staircase | Chrysler Museum of Art | Norfolk, VA
Looking Up
Spiral Staircase | Chrysler Museum of Art | Norfolk, VA

Looking Up


What is it about spiral staircase photos that are so intriguing?

Maybe it is just me, but I love seeing various spiral staircase photos on 500px, Instagram, and other photo sharing sites.

Of course, when I came across this bit of alluring architecture, I had to make my own photo. First I shot down, from the top…then I went downstairs to the middle and looked up. I hadn’t brought my 16-35mm lens with me (oops!) so my perspective wasn’t as wide as I would have liked. So I sat down…but that wasn’t good enough either…so there I was, laying down on my back in a (somewhat) discreet corner of a museum to make this photograph. The things we do to get the shot…

When I next find myself at the Chrysler Museum of Art I’ll be sure to bring my 16-35mm lens. But for now, I’m pretty pleased with how this shot came out.

What gear and processing made this photo?

I shot the image with my Canon 6D and 24-105 lens. Processing was done in Lightroom/Photoshop and Macphun’s Tonality CK.

Have a great week!

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  1. […] of the stops during my parents’ visit was the Chrysler Museum of Art. You might recall that I blogged about this museum not long ago. I had captured a cool photo of their spiral staircase, but didn’t bring the best lens for […]

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