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STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

By Imagephotographics
Morning everyone !

Many thanks for your comments & clicks on yesterdays THE CHASE - most appreciated !

Today's image was taken again on Tuesday at Margam - this is the entrance to the castle - hope you like it !

BEST LARGE IF YOU HAVE TIME !

Chris


Tags: Wales General Castle Architecture Interior Digitally manipulated Margam

Voters: Angi_Wallace, timjnngs, rontear and 216 more

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Comments


Angi_Wallace 8 172 10 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 7:01AM
Amazing , love the chosen point of view.
Angi

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29 Apr 2010 7:20AM
bril well detailed and well presented.
madbilly 8 1 4 England
29 Apr 2010 7:26AM
Morning Chris, well taken photo. Great pov, excellent lighting and detail, love the red carpet rising up into the image, how the other half live eh !

regards

Bill
29 Apr 2010 7:31AM

Quote:Bril well detailed and well presented.


Thanks very much indeed Kevin for your Award - very much appreciated

Chris
29 Apr 2010 7:34AM
Great color and comp. A
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
29 Apr 2010 7:51AM
Led Zepplin !

This shot is also a HIT.

Rock
franken Plus
14 4.1k 4 Wales
29 Apr 2010 7:58AM
Superbly composed.

Ken
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 7:59AM
love Rock's Comment LOL

a truly amazing veiw up this magnificent stair way to the wonderful gothic style arches and the grand dome wow.... what an entrance. What a shot. Love this

Linda
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
29 Apr 2010 7:59AM
Beautiful image,
saeid
A wonderful image that makes you stop and think!
How many have fell down them steps?
Physically and otherwise!
Peter.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:04AM
brilliant detail and colour love the pov nice one chris Wink
andy
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:05AM
WOW, stunning shot, adore the processing you've given it. Love the red carpet up to that mysteriously misty portal! Gorgeous.
Barbara
andy210966 9 4 119 Wales
29 Apr 2010 8:06AM
An excellent shot Chris - love the extreme convergence to this beautifully detailed shot, very well done!

Andy
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
29 Apr 2010 8:12AM
My congrats too Chris - love this one!

Sarah *
29 Apr 2010 8:20AM
This is a first class image
Title is spot on
What more can I say ?
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
29 Apr 2010 8:25AM
Good morning, Chris,
A most impressive entrance it is too and what I like about your shot is the exaggerated perspective and the complete symmetry. Very nice work.
Regards, Ronnie.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:25AM
top shot - well done
29 Apr 2010 8:33AM
brill
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
29 Apr 2010 8:34AM
Stunning! The light, detail and colour are wonderful.

Ann
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:35AM
Excellent capture Chris, the POV is fantastic.
Scott
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:45AM
Brilliant shot Chris. The lighting level is perfect. Nice one! Paul
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
29 Apr 2010 9:02AM
fantastic shot, superb pov and light with wonderful clarity
Neil
29 Apr 2010 9:12AM
omg this is outstanding chris so worthey of an ec me thinks i would most deff give you one ... mwell done ... angie x
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
29 Apr 2010 9:13AM
Excellent POV

Peter
29 Apr 2010 9:53AM
Great shot, excellent composition and light.
Really well taken.
Ricky.
Oliverpants 8 2 2 England
29 Apr 2010 10:07AM
Wow, this is quite some image. Amazing Comp and Dof, great processing, an overall stunner. Ann
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 10:07AM
Superb pov, an excellent shot!
Kaleena
29 Apr 2010 10:12AM
Wow! Brilliant.
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 10:17AM
Good morning Chris, Wow what an entrance!!!, the title is spot on. This is quite stunning, fabulous composition and pov, beautifully taken and processed shot.

Hugh
29 Apr 2010 10:23AM
excellent superb light and detail the POV is just right. The title my favorite LED Zeplin sont stairway to heaven so a double click
29 Apr 2010 10:38AM
A perfect use of 10/20mm.
dmhuynh72 9 44 3 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 11:21AM
Exquisite lighting and composition Chris, large is awesome. Just given my UA out yesterday otherwise I would have award it to you.

regards
Yung
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
29 Apr 2010 11:28AM
Fabulous!!!!!!
imagio 10 12 1 England
29 Apr 2010 11:38AM
Superb Chris, but where is the heavenly light?
Bernie
vickyf 11 8 8 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 11:40AM
Dramatic shot and great angle.
29 Apr 2010 11:49AM
superb
gareth
29 Apr 2010 11:54AM

Quote:Exquisite lighting and composition Chris, large is awesome. Just given my UA out yesterday otherwise I would have award it to you.

regards
Yung



Thank you Yung - your comments mean just as much !

Chris
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 12:00PM
Chris that is stunning ,the angle, light and composition is perfect
SmileThe red stair carpet just sets it off
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 12:06PM
Very imposing architecture and great photography.

Phil.
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
29 Apr 2010 12:35PM
Yes, large is a real treat! Super image, love the perspective, Patti
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
29 Apr 2010 12:35PM
Superb, love the perspective of this one. Detail & tones are excellent.

Glyn
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
29 Apr 2010 1:29PM
This is perfection.
Joan.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
29 Apr 2010 1:29PM
And a grand entrance it is too Chris !!
Bold lines.
Good colour.
Good shot.
Mick.
I think it's done with delicacy and skill.
29 Apr 2010 2:25PM
Really like the pov and the majesty.
rogerfry 11 543 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 2:43PM
Great perspective, and lovely processing.........like it.

Roger
Suehh 10 39 6 England
29 Apr 2010 2:56PM
Fantastic perspective. An altogether great image. Sue
29 Apr 2010 3:01PM
Simlply superb, Chris, love the point of view.
Roy
29 Apr 2010 3:45PM
PROWORK
jools59 7 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 4:13PM
Great shot!!!!...Jools
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
29 Apr 2010 4:21PM
What an excellent composition and capture Chris, well done indeed!
Bob
Canadiann 7 2 Canada
29 Apr 2010 4:29PM
Amazing shot Chris, very regal and powerful, a great view point. Stunning textures Love it.
Regards
Ann
29 Apr 2010 4:32PM
Wow love the angle and when view large its fantastic
jonathanbp 8 99 Thailand
29 Apr 2010 5:04PM
Wow, this is the perfect photograph...absolutel amazing, could look at it for hours on end, simply stunning top class photography...Jonathan
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
29 Apr 2010 5:12PM
I like the converging lines Chris, and the exposure for the main part of the image is just great.

Dave
astyag 9 12
29 Apr 2010 5:33PM
Superb POV, excellent tones and exposure, well done
Astyag
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 5:34PM
Very grand and a great point of view. I feel I am climbing the stairs whilst feeling very small ad unimportant in all this grandeur.
,aggie
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 5:48PM
Yes Chris, top shot.
Brian
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
29 Apr 2010 6:00PM
A very fine looking building, and love the angle of view on this, Chris, my sort of shot! Excellent stuff, and definitely worth a view large.
TrevB Smile
Very good and very Gothic, sharp as a tack all the way across and up and down.

Dougie
Ray42 8 3 England
29 Apr 2010 6:15PM
A great shot and certainly very worthy for the ua
Jalapeno 6 127 2 Iceland
29 Apr 2010 6:30PM
lovely capture with amazing details and viewpoint!
maggie9 8 45 2 Scotland
29 Apr 2010 6:30PM
wooooooo gorgeous shot

maggie
Hebe 9 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 6:46PM
A stunning composition, truly wonderful.
29 Apr 2010 7:15PM
wow great pov and spot on detail brill
jj
W1ldside 7 29 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 7:17PM
Monster Shot mate ~ Terrific Stuff
Must have been on yer back for this one!
Rick
Billyray 9 70 3 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 7:49PM
A superb shot Chris. Excellent viewpoint and that red carpet really sets the whole picture up. I could just imagine a bride and groom having their photo taken at the bottom of those stairs.
Ray
29 Apr 2010 8:03PM
Great detail and POV.
RJ.
James_C 7 36 56 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:24PM
Cracking shot Chris. The red carpet really makes it for me.

James
Roly 9 Wales
29 Apr 2010 8:31PM
Excellent POV and super detail captured.Well taken Chris,its brill.
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:33PM
What a brilliant image, I very much enjoy looking at your portfolio. Thanks for your advice on taking red and yellow images most helpful.
29 Apr 2010 8:40PM
Brilliant, love the POV and colours.
Christine
DanielD 7 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:45PM
that's a colosal image, Chris. Your extra wide Sigma has made a brilliant job here. Excelent details and very interesting angle of view.Congrats

Dan
29 Apr 2010 8:45PM

Quote:Wow, this is the perfect photograph...absolutel amazing, could look at it for hours on end, simply stunning top class photography...Jonathan


Thank you very much Jonathan for your UA - It is very much appreciated.

Chris
rockfish 7 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 8:47PM
Outstanding image Chris. I love the POV. Great detail and comp. What a great subject too.
Peter
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 9:15PM
Stunning image Chris. Have another UA
Derek
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
29 Apr 2010 9:17PM
This is a brilliant image, suberb pov and presentation. well done. I'm inspired to have another visit here. Smile
29 Apr 2010 9:35PM

Quote:Stunning image Chris. Have another UA
Derek



Thanks very much Derek - much appreciated !

Chris
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 9:51PM
Unusual comp but wow does it work - great pov and wonderful shot - Ina
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 10:00PM
Magnificent composition and pov- excellent work Chris
Helen
xwang 7 56 8
29 Apr 2010 10:19PM
Stunning image with beautiful light and colour.
MandsH 10 England
29 Apr 2010 10:47PM
amazing
mandy
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
30 Apr 2010 2:10AM
Excellent perspective.
Brian
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
30 Apr 2010 5:25AM
You got this one to perfection Chris. Exceptional work.......Sandy
30 Apr 2010 5:29AM
Beautiful Image,Great detail--------Milky
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
30 Apr 2010 5:43AM
Excellent perspective and image Chris.
Tom.
30 Apr 2010 10:43AM
To put it simply WOW!
lianna 7 13 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 10:57AM
an awesome image and the title is great!!!! i love the perspective.. Really great piece Chris x x x
Julian 12 76 3 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 12:12PM
I can see why you got all the votes. Cracking symmetry and tones.
Julian
SteveNZ 8 4 5 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 12:26PM
Large makes a big difference - love it!
Steve
30 Apr 2010 12:36PM
great shot
panda 12 5 1 England
30 Apr 2010 2:48PM
Superb angle and capture.

Regards Phil
paulett 7 19 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 3:28PM
wow! this is gorgeous chris-the lighting the composition everything!
glyndwr 9 66 10 Wales
30 Apr 2010 4:25PM
Brilliant!

Robert
johncob 7 23 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 5:31PM
Excellent image and framing. John
RTDS 8 Cyprus
30 Apr 2010 6:10PM
Wow..this one is superb.
What a capture.
Robert
sparklep 10 146 1
30 Apr 2010 7:28PM
This is deserving of an OBE from the queen. Love Love it.
videotec 8 8 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2010 7:49PM
A real cracker of a shot Chris, I Love it
Pete
Richsr 9 91 223 England
30 Apr 2010 7:59PM
Like your POV and the strong lines in this - good work.
Regards Richard
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
30 Apr 2010 11:49PM
Don't know how I missed this before - absolutely stunning, soooo dramatic! Well captured, it's marvellous.

Theresa

Quote:Wow, this is quite some image. Amazing Comp and Dof, great processing, an overall stunner. Ann


Thank you so much Ann for your Award, very greatful indeed

Chris
WL_Harris 8 3 2 United States
1 May 2010 3:29AM
Beautiful Architecture shot.
Lee
Cor 8 Belgium
1 May 2010 5:18AM
Superb! 10/10 +++++
cor
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
1 May 2010 9:52AM
indeed, 10/10
Dennis
top class again chris,well done.ray
1 May 2010 12:20PM
nice pov / great use of wa
borrower 7 4 England
1 May 2010 1:52PM
Superb architechtural image, Chris, if I can ever get to be able to do a shot like this, I will know I've made it...
Louise
1 May 2010 3:35PM
Led Zeppelin lives! Just wonderful, it has all been said. The perspective is just amazing. Shortlisted.
Dave.
TyChee Plus
12 275 1 United States
1 May 2010 4:43PM
Great POV.
Ty
andymark 6 1 England
1 May 2010 5:16PM
all i can say is amazing
exposure Plus
12 4.2k England
1 May 2010 6:47PM
A Beautiful dramatic image & detail Chris & a beautiful perspective and tones
Pauline(**)
wyatturp 11 2 England
1 May 2010 7:28PM
well taken looks super, great view point
1 May 2010 7:38PM
Very inviting, lovely shot

Nicky
horley 9 United Kingdom
1 May 2010 9:02PM
very impressive picture with great composition.terry
Wow...fantastic!! That's art.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
2 May 2010 5:11AM
Its all been said - great shot Chris...Bill
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
2 May 2010 5:34AM
Oh my Chris!, this is sooo good, large is stupendous!
Rgds., Jim
Alan_Coles 11 178 11 Wales
2 May 2010 8:29AM
Wow, great image Chris. Great depth to this and the light is excellent...super stuff !!
Rev2 Plus
7 299 2 England
2 May 2010 8:42AM
An incredible image, so powerful & dramatic.
ZX1400 9 United Kingdom
2 May 2010 8:49AM
An absolutly stunning shot, can't say more than that.
Taco
ChrisStyles 9 387 United Kingdom
2 May 2010 11:13AM
Just WoW!!! Have another UA Smile

Chris.
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
2 May 2010 11:20AM
cant believe i managed to miss this, its stunning, love the exaggerated perspective, the comp with the dome, and that red carpet. Congrats on the numerous votes, and user awards, well deserved. A great pity this one missed the criteria for a HC.lesley
hary60 8 2 United Kingdom
2 May 2010 11:24AM
Wow what an amazing shot large is breath taking
Harry

Quote:Just WoW!!! Have another UA Smile

Chris.



Thank you so much for your UA - most appreciated !

Chris
3 May 2010 6:29AM
Beautiful shot great detail well done Milky
Thanks a lot Keith for your UA, very much appreciated !

Chris
3 May 2010 8:46AM
Man that is a great photograph. Absoloutely beautiful. Cheers Gordon.
JudeC 10 6 3 England
3 May 2010 8:47AM
Hi - fab u lous - Jude.
Outlander 7 73
3 May 2010 8:54AM
Wow ,this is a bit tasty,would make a great spot for some gothic model work.
Top notch stuff indeed, bit envious of this one.
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
3 May 2010 12:00PM
What can I possibly say that has not already been said the votes and accolades tell the story. - gary
gregl 12 19 1 England
3 May 2010 4:21PM
Fabulous shot Chris. Great title - does exactly what it says on the tin. Your portfolio is full of inspirational shots.

Greg
3 May 2010 5:26PM
Superb Shot, everyone as said all the other praises.
Peter

Quote:Led Zeppelin lives! Just wonderful, it has all been said. The perspective is just amazing. Shortlisted.
Dave.



A BIG thank you Dave for your UA !

Chris
4 May 2010 11:37AM
congrats on all the awards and I can see why you got them... this is amazing
Thushari 7 1 Sri Lanka
4 May 2010 2:30PM
It has all been said Chris. Beautiful
Pegon 11 78 1 England
5 May 2010 8:46PM
A superb capture Chris, it's great viewed large.
Pete.
Ridgeway 10 222 2 Ireland
6 May 2010 4:19PM
"WoW" what a master piece,this Chris is a masterful piece of photography,,,I wish,,that it was mine,, : ) lol.

Aidan,,
6 May 2010 6:12PM
Real good one. A very clean image.
7 May 2010 9:01PM
Beautiful.Fantastic viewpoint too
-frontier
WOW WHAT ELSE CAN I SAY...........................THIS IS SUPERB !
Big_T 11 58 United Kingdom
8 May 2010 10:21PM
Stunning. I can just picture a bride walking down those stairs.
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
9 May 2010 9:11AM
Excellent composition and deserving of all the votes. Paul