What's Up in the Abbey? by Robert Kelch, M.D.


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This photo was taken as I was leaving the Melk Abbey. I shot this photo with my Canon EOS 50D and a Canon 18-200 mm lens. The Abbey is located on a hill in the town of Melk, Austria. It is an absolutely beautiful Benedictine Abbey. It has a spiral staircase and at the base of the staircase there is a large circular mirror that allows you to look upwards as the stairs spiral toward heaven.

Featured in a World of EOS – August 27, 2012

Featured in Canon DSLR – January 2013

Featured in Christian Churches In and Out – January 2014

Top Ten Challenge Winner, Christian Churches In and Out – January 2014

Bob Kelch is a retired pediatrician and health care administrator who now has the time he wants to devote to his passion, photography. He lives near the Lake Michigan shore in South Haven, Michigan.

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  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Trippy capture Robert.

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomasover 2 years ago

    Awesome photo! Looks like a worm hole to another world!

  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibover 2 years ago

    Excellent image! Congratulations!

    Click on the banner to view and comment on our feature broadcast 27th August 2012

  • Thank you .

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • BigD
    BigDalmost 2 years ago

  • thank you for this great recognition

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • phil decocco
    phil decoccoalmost 2 years ago

    dizzyingly beautiful. The vortex pulls you in and down the spiral.. Bravo!

  • Thank you. This is one of my favorite shots.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 1 year ago

    truly fabulous!

  • Thank you

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • Elena Skvortsova
    Elena Skvortsovaover 1 year ago

    Wonderful capture!

  • Thank you

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smith11 months ago

    Congratulations. Your beautiful image has been featured in Christian Churches, Inside & Out 11-01-2014 – Beautiful Stairways.

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smith11 months ago

    Congratulations on becoming a top ten finalist in the Christian Churches, Inside & Out Stunning Staircases Challenge 14-12-2013

    Sorry about such a long delay in posting your top ten banner.

  • Thank you for this wonderful recognition.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunningham11 months ago

    really cool – awesome pic robert !

  • Thank you.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

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