Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Going Up The Steps


A few days back I showed you the York Steps. Here they are again at late in the afternoon, during a day with different sky conditions.








41 comments:

  1. a nice set of steps - hope there is an alternative route though

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  2. You have waited there for some while to see the lights go on.

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  3. its amazing how different the same thing can look depending on the time of day or weather conditions

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  4. Such beautiful scenery. It looks very different in the dusk from in the day time.
    With those lights on, the steps look so romantic!

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  5. You said it. Lots of grey in these images of your steps.

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  6. This shows that you know make very good pictures.

    Tomás.

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  7. @Norma: I like them!

    @Luis: thanks!

    @Stuart: it's a good use of the space.

    @Gerald: yes, there's a roundabout walkway to one side, and another staircase to the other that features an elevator.

    @Revrunner: more ominous, I think.

    @Jen: it's a good way to stay in shape.

    @Mike: thank you!

    @Marianne: I did a few things in the area and came back once.

    @Hilary: definitely.

    @Tanya: so did I.

    @Tamago: they do have that effect.

    @Birdman: it's a different mood than the other one.

    @Tomas: thanks!

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  8. looks neat.

    guess if they ever have to replace them, they'd be 'new york stairs'. ;)

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  9. Nice shots, William, I like the way you followed the couple while they were climbing the stairs. I'm glad I don't have to climb them. :-)

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  10. Those lights are a nice touch.

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  11. A different light can almost change a place...

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  12. The steps do look a bit different in this post from the last time you showed them to us.

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  13. @Tex: they would be!

    @Jan: Most of the time when I'm here I'm coming down the stairs instead of going up.

    @Judy: they certainly are.

    @VP: it does here.

    @Sharon: I thought so!

    @Shelly: it would do nicely!

    @EG: it really is the skies making all the difference.

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  14. It was a dark and stormy...

    I like these steps!

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  15. I love the light from the sky. Nice captures, William.

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  16. Lovely street lamps! How many steps?

    I'm sure you could find a way of disabling the cameras in a novel...

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  17. It looks like those lights are going on earlier and earlier these days.
    Coming from San Francisco I can say I do like cities built on hills.

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  18. I so love my Ottawa. Thank you for sharing the photos.
    BTW
    Hubby is working on a look like yours! He hasn't had one since before our 6-yr-old granddaughter was born! I mean he still shaves his head, but he's working on a beard!

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  19. @Jen: thanks!

    @Cheryl: that phrase fits.

    @RedPat: definitely!

    @Marleen: thank you.

    @Ciel: well, my final pick for the location in question suits me well. It looks like five to a side, with two bulbs a piece.

    @Kay: we've got plenty of hills here, though not quite as steep as San Francisco.

    @Jennifer: a beard's a good thing, but once shaved clear off and kept that way, the first seven weeks of growing it will be murder!

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  20. There is a Russian film Броненосец «Потёмкин". There's a famous scene from the stairs.

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    1. Yes, I was concerned about the movie - "Battleship Potemkin". But I did not know what the title was for the English version. I thought it would be easier to write it in Cyrillic.
      Stairs reminded me of the movie. But fortunately for your stairs is certainly not happening such events.

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    2. And now as I look up the stairs, I wonder if do not drive after these steps young people on skateboards and roller?

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  21. I'll bet those stairs could tell some great stories!

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  22. The look ominous now; not at all inviting.

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  23. It would take me awhile to get up those steps I'm afraid! Glad to see they have railings.

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  24. @Mariusz: it took me a moment to get that title, but yes, Battleship Potemkin's a great movie, and I should see it again. Eisenstein was a master in filmmaking. I would say that skateboarding down this would be strictly frowned on.

    @Janis: definitely!

    @Mari: it's such a different mood.

    @Lois: the railings are a good touch on this one.

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  25. Nice lines in that first shot.

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  26. Love the lighting in these--definitely lends them a great atmosphere!

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  27. Such a dramatic sky
    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3


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