Tate Staircases

staircase

I have been messing about with the SnapSeed app for iPhone. The staircase in the Tate Britain was already colourful, but I enjoyed pushing the limits.

If you are in London, the renovations at the Tate Britain are worth seeing – from the spiral staircase let into the lower level to the scumbled paint on the walls.

Here is a shot of the arches that lead to the spiral staircase from the basement cafe to ground level. Again I played with the colours and as always, some of the best effects come when there is a mixture of artificial light illuminating the scene.

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Definition: Scumble
To soften the colors or outlines of (a painting or drawing) by covering with a film of opaque or semiopaque color or by rubbing.

About David Bennett

photographer, blogger, greeting card publisher - love travelling, nature, books, culture, good conversation. Greeting card publisher at Flying Twigs
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2 Responses to Tate Staircases

  1. Pingback: Tate Britain – Looking Up | Light Reading

  2. timethief says:

    Absolutely lovely!

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