Stairing Contest

Posted by
Rick (Toronto, Canada) on 1 December 2016 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

Firstly, hello again. Some of you may remember me from my previous three year stint as an Aminus3 participant. I left to pursue time consuming work and creative pursuits and have returned on a part-time basis, looking to renew old acquaintances and get another dose of inspiration from the many fine images posted on this global community site. Thanks for dropping in and for any comments you may leave.


The above image was taken recently at Toronto's Art Gallery Of Ontario, where a suspended staircase lends the camera eye a great deal of framing fun.

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS 1/20 second F/4.5 ISO 800 7 mm

Dany Hèm-Kervran from Morillon, France

"A great first" !
Nice come back :-)

1 Dec 2016 6:08am

@Dany Hèm-Kervran: And a great "first comment" : thank you!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Happy to see you're back and this twisting view says it's a worthy return !

1 Dec 2016 8:46am

@Gérard Beullac: The staircase is a metaphor for my return; thank you very much !

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great to see you back, Rick!! An excellent PoV captured here with a mesmerizing effect with the leading lines. I love your blog name, too. :-)

1 Dec 2016 12:36pm

@Steven: Thanks a lot, Steven. "Redux" made sense. I'll be mixing in some of my "oldies" as we move forward.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Hey Rick "Nice to see you. To see you nice." Welcome back with this interesting kind of spiral abstract stairway

1 Dec 2016 1:17pm

@grouser: Nice to see a grouser visit. I hope you have been very well since I was last here.

Joyce from Montana, United States

Hot dog it's good to hear from you!!!

1 Dec 2016 4:26pm

@Joyce: Hot dog? I *relish* that comment !

Ryan Hammond from Tucson, United States

Very nice shot, Rick. Good to see you on here again. I've been away a lot myself.

1 Dec 2016 5:01pm

@Ryan Hammond: Life has a way of taking us away from our Play Time, hey Ryan? Thanks for the visit and comment, buddy.

k@ from Paris, France

How great to see you back, dear Rick ! A stair is a wonderful metaphor since the one who walk down and the one who walk up is always the same. Superb tone (sand-like) and whirlpool sensation. Thank U for having hit my page to let me know you are among us again. I don't post daily but won't forget you - OF COURSE ;) See You (and I hope you're doing as fine as possible).

1 Dec 2016 7:11pm

@k@: Time has passed but I never forgot how much I enjoy your photography and always very well-seen and felt commentary, Karine. I am well. happy and Healthy. I won't post or be on here as often as I was the first time around, but I will absolutely enjoy being a part of our community again. Thank you!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ah, how good to see you back and posting . . sure has been a while ! Welcome.

1 Dec 2016 7:54pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Stunning image to mark your return!

19 Dec 2016 10:16am

maurizio from trieste, Italy

so now that I discovered your coming back I'll explore slowly slowly your photos: it's a pleasure!

29 Mar 2017 2:37pm