Glasgow Daily Photo

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The only way is up, baby!

Posted by Jackie on June 22, 2009


Here’s a detail from the up escalators at the Lighthouse (Glasgow’s centre for design and architecture).

11 Responses to “The only way is up, baby!”

  1. dianne said

    I love this
    It’s modern art
    color and light are great

    I have an escalator phobia, takes me forever to get on one

  2. This one’s a real stunner. I like the illuminated colors!! Awesome!

  3. Tinsie said

    It’s amazing how something as plain as an escalator can be so photogenic!

  4. Scott said

    Absolutely love the Lighthouse – the 360 degree view from the top is outstanding, even on a usual Glasgow day of weather!

  5. Katya said

    Fantastic!!! Love the color! Woohooo!!!!
    Funny thing about escalators. As I am going up on them, I am absolutely fine. No problem. However, when I step off, I am suddenly so dizzy, it takes a few seconds to gather my bearings. Weird, huh? And, never, ever happens in an elevator.

    Great photo!

  6. Why do the hand rests go at a different speed to the actual stairs?

  7. Wayne said

    How do we know it’s not a down escalator and you’re not messing with our minds Jackie?

    Nice shot. I once spent several minutes trying to shoot the escalators in the Seattle Central Library. The results turned out to be unspectacular.

  8. Fantastic modern shot!

  9. Alec said

    Ha! Minimalist.

  10. tash said

    Love it! The color esp.

  11. wow ! the magic of lights made the photo more beautiful

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