Posts Tagged ‘spiral staircase’

One Night in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Bridge at night

It had been years since I’d spent any quality time in San Francisco, but on my last trip to California my mom and I decided to take one night of our adventures to stay in the city.

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Ocracoke Island Lighthouse | Outer Banks | North Carolina

Ocracoke Lighthouse | Outer Banks | North Carolina

Last month, on our little getaway to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, my hubbie and I took the ferry from Cape Hatteras to Ocracoke Island. It wasn’t on my to-do list for that trip, but the hour long ferry ride (each way) was free and we had time, so, why not? I wanted to…

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Images of Hampton Roads | Art Exhibition

Spiral Staircase | Old Cape Henry Lighthouse | Virginia Beach, VA | Black & White | Images of Hampton Roads

I’m honored that my photograph of the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse Spiral Staircase was chosen for display in the Images of Hampton Roads juried art exhibit at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library in Virginia Beach! I captured this photo in April of 2016 at f/4, 1/40 second, ISO 640. Initial edits and finishing touches were done in…

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Spiral Staircase | Chrysler Museum | Norfolk, VA

Spiral Staircase | Chrysler Museum of Art | Norfolk, VA

Another 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 the capture. This time, I did. After viewing the Edward Burtynsky exhibition…

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Cape Henry Lighthouse | Fort Story, VA

Spiral Staircase | Cape Henry Lighthouse | Fort Story | Virginia Beach, VA

The last week has been awesome! My parents were here for a week and we had a great time exploring the Hampton Roads area. It gave me an excuse to play tourist in this new-to-me place I now call home. One of our stops was the Cape Henry Lighthouse (click here for visitor information). There are actually two…

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

Spiral Staircase | Chrysler Museum of Art | Norfolk, VA

  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,…

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Abandoned Spiral Staircase | Pismo Beach, CA

Abandoned Spiral Staircase | Stairway to Nowhere | Pismo Beach, CA

Why are abandoned places so mesmerizing? Forgotten places, like this abandoned spiral staircase in Pismo Beach, have a way of capturing one’s imagination, making you wonder about those who had been there before you. I found out about this old spiral staircase to nowhere earlier this year. Now that I have my wide-angle lens I had to go back…

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