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Pennhurst 16

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 2 June 2014 in Documentary & Street.

A staircase
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ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

Scary looking place. I can imagine all the ghosts that walk up and down those stairs...

2 Jun 2014 5:25am

jean pierre from paris, France

bel escalier! amitiés

2 Jun 2014 6:07am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

I like the gritty look, terrific image Ruthie

2 Jun 2014 6:08am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Place must still be full of ghosts . . can feel them here.

2 Jun 2014 6:09am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Dark and narrow-sighted

2 Jun 2014 6:27am

Ben from Rennes, France

Encore une fois: superbes ambiance et traitement!

2 Jun 2014 7:17am

Ram from Chennai, India

Wow. Very nice.

2 Jun 2014 7:21am

danthro from Suburbia, United States

beautiful light and atmosphere. i like the old metal on the staircase.

2 Jun 2014 7:49am

Toscana from Baden, France

Oups !!!! Je me demande le montant du loyer des appartements ?? :-)))
Bonne journée, Catherine.

2 Jun 2014 8:22am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Great capture of textures and colors. Nice processing and the distictive mood.
Have a nice week, Ruthie. :)

2 Jun 2014 8:49am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

this is a fantastic HDR series - loving all the vivid textures

2 Jun 2014 8:58am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

Would you dare to walk down those stairs ? very menacing..

2 Jun 2014 9:45am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Superb capture. I like the gloomy mood.:-)

2 Jun 2014 9:54am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful frame, colors, lighting, textures & treatment!
A M A Z I N G !!!

2 Jun 2014 10:12am

gerard1948 from Spain

A lugubrious and impressive place, excellent composition and beautiful light. Great shot.
Have a good week.

2 Jun 2014 10:13am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid composition and superb tones !

2 Jun 2014 10:27am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

more excellent light and texture

2 Jun 2014 10:31am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent processing, it is suitable for the subject.

2 Jun 2014 11:02am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superb processing makes this even more gloomy place!!!

2 Jun 2014 11:56am

Devi from Chennai, India

Scary and sad much lonesomeness here....
Brilliant image here

2 Jun 2014 12:12pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

2 Jun 2014 12:42pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I love the gritty feel to the shot Ruthie! A wonderful composition! Well done! ;-)

2 Jun 2014 12:48pm

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

It looks a little spooky, did you run upon any ghosts:)

2 Jun 2014 12:59pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Great. Great, great, very great. It's a great shot of a very greay series. Very good treatment.

2 Jun 2014 2:08pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

A great vantage point enhanced by your vision !~

2 Jun 2014 2:34pm

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

The processing here is beautiful! i like the effect of light!

2 Jun 2014 2:40pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An interesting stair case. I like the bright walls of the staircase too. A fine shot from this viewpoint.

2 Jun 2014 2:55pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

superbe tes textures et teintes dans ces dernières photos.

2 Jun 2014 3:38pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Great processing, wonderful textures.

2 Jun 2014 4:22pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

I just come back & i see the spotlight. Bravo, it's a great series! :-)

2 Jun 2014 4:39pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

magnifiques escalers et ascenceur ?.... Belles couleurs)

2 Jun 2014 4:51pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An eye-catching PoV that adds nice depth to this composition!! Excellent textures and patterns that fill this frame!

2 Jun 2014 5:29pm

Patrick M. from France, France

Very well done! j loves framing, textures and colors! always beautiful creations - every corner of this house is a treasure

2 Jun 2014 5:31pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Definitely well captured !!

2 Jun 2014 5:36pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Wonderful light and textures.

2 Jun 2014 5:40pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A stunning image! A disturbing and mysterious atmosphere! I love Ruthie! This series is fabulous! A hug, Adela

2 Jun 2014 5:44pm

Pascale MD from MONTPELLIER, France

Très très chouette, j'aime beaucoup !
Bonne soirée

2 Jun 2014 5:47pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Excellent atmosphere with lights and atmosphere.

2 Jun 2014 5:48pm

thami from Fez, Morocco

J'apprécie dans ta compo cette juxtaposition des deux tonalités : la blanche et la vert-jaune. Un passage qui raconte des milliers d'histoires....
Bon début de semaine lumineuse!

2 Jun 2014 6:09pm

Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Have you ever thought of making a horror movie ???. ;>#

2 Jun 2014 6:11pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Spooky shot, great compo, well done.

2 Jun 2014 6:27pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous light and color. I love the textures. Wonderful HDR processing!

2 Jun 2014 9:02pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

narrow passage.
The light is scary
Hugs & XXXX

2 Jun 2014 9:17pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

very mysterious and spooky, ruthiebear!

beautiful hdr!!

2 Jun 2014 9:18pm

CrashRyan from Weehawken & NYC, United States

eek! what kind of abandoned prison are you in???

2 Jun 2014 9:22pm

@CrashRyan: I was at Pennhurst, an abandoned asylum in PA.

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great textures and incoming light!

2 Jun 2014 9:25pm


very good

3 Jun 2014 1:24am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Dark and spooky - suits the mood of the place.

3 Jun 2014 2:17am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

An image for a mystery novel ... well done, Ruthie.

3 Jun 2014 2:38am

LauraS from Chico, United States

I really enjoy this one for its light and composition. Well done, Ruthie.

3 Jun 2014 3:28am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I really like the composition and the processing gives it a dreary look with the brightness of hope just beyond reach.

3 Jun 2014 4:18am

Langevine from Angers, France

oh bien cadrée avec cette lumière en descente et cette dorure en montée,bravo

3 Jun 2014 8:15am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful light and colours. Great shot. :)

3 Jun 2014 9:59am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's creepy in the daylight but imagine how it would be at night.

3 Jun 2014 11:03pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

A superb shot Ruthie !! The light hitting the steps upward is excellent !! Very fine camera work !!

4 Jun 2014 1:21am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

The processing throughout this whole series has been fabulous.

4 Jun 2014 7:37am

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