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SPIRAL STAIRCASE Timelight Picture Study with Highway Flare

When I first came upon this staircase, my mind immediately inserted a spiral running through it.
From that moment I was on a mission to realize
t...
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When I first came upon this staircase, my mind immediately inserted a spiral running through it.
From that moment I was on a mission to realize
the piece.

Given the urban location I knew there was only going to be one chance to pull it off.
i.e. Security-Police.

So, with that in mind I set up my camera on a tripod... Fired up a Highway Flare on a tether... Started spinning & ran through the space... Thus,"Spiral Staircase" was born...

Main Challenges:

Keeping the momentum constant to ensure ring consistency & to keep burning magnesium from dropping on me...

Being mindful of my footing while jumping the stairs on the descent through the stairwell as not no fall...

Yes... A security guard came running after me...
I was told to never do it again...G

P.S.My foot is visible at the bottom of the rings...leaving a ghostly portrait...

Time-Exposure on film. No Digital Manipulation. Images come out of the camera as they appear. Work spans 30+ years.
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Peer Award
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Outstanding Creativity
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Superior Skill
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