The Ivy arches - Franklin Field at Penn by Susana Weber

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A visual tribute to Escher’s unique vision.

The juxtaposition of the stepped forms of the underside of the bleachers and the arches above the outer walkway of the football stadium… strike me as an Escher drawing of some impossible construction.

detail of an Escher drawing

Nikon D90 / NIKKOR 18-200
Lightroom processing – saturation, fill, contrast, sharpen.

FEATURED in Shapes & Patterns Group 5/26/11
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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Wow! Your comparison is right on! Good eye for this, Susana!

  • I must have seen some of his work lately because I saw it right away… those upside down steps on the celing!! Haha! Thanks, AuntieD!!

    – Susana Weber

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertover 4 years ago

    I love this! wonderful old feel to it! and I love the contrast!

  • Thanks so much Ms K! It is so like a drawing… but, I didn’t see that until I got rid of the color. Isn’t B+W amazing?!

    – Susana Weber

  • Naveen  Sharma
    Naveen Sharmaover 4 years ago

    Excellent Shot!

  • Thank you so much Naveen! Very much appreciated!

    – Susana Weber

  • seppe
    seppeover 4 years ago

    great take…

  • Thank you, seppe! This was a fun find!

    – Susana Weber

  • ronholiday
    ronholidayover 4 years ago

    Intriguing, wonderful photo! I actually thought of Escher before reading your description.. good tribute

  • It was like running into some woman who looked just like the Mona Lisa!! Hey, aren’t you…. !? Huh? LOL! Thanks, Ron! :-)

    – Susana Weber

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture!! . . .

  • Hugh, thank you so very much! :-)

    – Susana Weber

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 3 years ago

    Wow… look at all those wonderful patterns & textures… so much more dramatic in Mono… well done

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  • Maria, thank you so much! I’m so pleased that this image is Featured in the S&P Group!! A lovely gift to wake up to! Woohoo! :-))))))

    – Susana Weber

  • Tania Palermo
    Tania Palermoover 3 years ago

    how cool to see those two images together…love what you’ve pointed out – it does look like escher

  • Hey, thanks, Tania! Welcome back, hun! Pretty frustrating being out of touch!! Been there! :-)))) I just stopped in to do some mods and they’re all in thanks to you! xx

    – Susana Weber

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 3 years ago

    Bravo, my friend; your great eyes included composition make the splendid artwork, thank you sharing and inspiring me & friends:)
    Best regards,
    ‘Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.’Plato for today

  • Thank you so much, Sunny. Blessings to you today.

    – Susana Weber

  • vigor
    vigorover 3 years ago

    Yes, it does, a great shot!!!

  • Hello, Ms V! Thanks so much for your kind comment. Lovely to see your smilin’ face, m’dear!! :-D

    – Susana Weber

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