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During a stay in Taormina, Sicily, we resided at the Hotel Monte Tauro overlooking the beautiful Ionian Sea. A choice was using this staircase with its optical illusion like effect, or the classical elevator with its view of the landscape as one traveled between floors.


taormina, sicily, sea, italy, staircase, shapes, patterns, forms, steps

Just a retired old guy who loves looking for an eclectic mix of subjects to photograph, from people, to places, to concepts, and enjoys all aspects of the hunt, the find, and the shot, plus dabbling in the post production.

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist”
Oscar Wilde

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  • Vitta
    Vittaabout 1 year ago


  • vitta so many possibilities on how to look at this one

    – phil decocco

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandabout 1 year ago

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 1 year ago

    Makes a fantastic abstract, Phil

  • shulie
    doesn’t it?? So many ways to focus with a different outcome depending on where you look

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonabout 1 year ago

    This has great potential, Phil. I’ll see what I can do, OK? :-)

  • pete
    can’t wait to see the enhancements you always create!!

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonabout 1 year ago

    I’ll see what I can do, although it doesn’t have any railings or flower pots on it. (Thank goodness!) Lol

  • pete
    got for it!!

    – phil decocco

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Excellent work!
    See this week’s features and congratulate the artists here
    You can enter this in the July 2013 Features Challenge.
    JULY 2013

  • tori
    many thanks for featuring this one. much appreciated

    – phil decocco

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    Congratulations on yur feature nicely done and presented

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  • bonita
    glad you liked this one! thanks for your comment

    – phil decocco

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