The Fire Escape by Brian Gaynor

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The gentleman traverses the zigzag pattern of ascending and descending stairs, typifying a Chicago fire escape.

Is he there for an extended look, or to be saved, or…?


fire escape, chicago theater, stairs, metal, pattern, shapes, zigzag, diagonal, man, mysterious, black and white

Long an avid admirer of artistic beauty, I have only recently embarked on the process of creating art. It is a passion, indeed, and one that provides nourishment for the soul.

Thank you very much for the visit, and I hope you enjoy the final product as much as I have enjoyed the creative process.

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  • LauraZim
    LauraZimover 3 years ago

    Love this.

  • Thanks so much, Laura! I appreciate the comment.

    – Brian Gaynor

  • Esther  Moliné
    Esther Molinéover 3 years ago

    fantastic composition!!

  • Thank you very much, Esther!

    – Brian Gaynor

  • Mojca Savicki
    Mojca Savickiover 3 years ago

    really great shot Brian!!

  • Appreciate the nice comment, Mojca! Thank you.

    – Brian Gaynor

  • JanT
    JanTover 3 years ago

    Cool diagonals and a good story or ten possible stories. Nicely done!

  • Thank you very much, Jan! I appreciate the comment.

    – Brian Gaynor

  • mindbaby
    mindbabyover 3 years ago

    i knew this immediately. i have the same shot… only without a person in it.

  • Thanks, James! I’ll take a look at your shot.

    – Brian Gaynor

  • mindbaby
    mindbabyover 3 years ago

    i deleted it a while back. but i can reupload it.

  • Nice capture James!

    – Brian Gaynor

    DIANEPEARENover 3 years ago


  • Ha! You might be right, Diane! Thanks.

    – Brian Gaynor

  • Jay Stockhaus
    Jay Stockhausover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture, wonderful in black and white.

  • Thank you very much for the comment, Jay!

    – Brian Gaynor

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Which Way group

  • Thank you very much for the honor, Cee!

    – Brian Gaynor

  • Lisa Baumeler
    Lisa Baumelerover 3 years ago

    This is an awesome capture Brian! Love it in B&W!

  • Lisa, thank you very much for the comment!

    – Brian Gaynor

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