This image is a composite created in Photoshop of one of the spiral staircase images from 2 Embarcadero and an image of a chambered nautilus (the shell image itself is a Photoshopped composite of a photograph and a flat-bed scan).

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  1. […] otos/harold_davis/373007436/” title=”Photo Sharing”> View this image larger. Read the back story featuring this image. How can this be? Literally, to photograph means to write with light. […]

  2. […] stories: Nautilus 69, Spirals, Resistance to Spirals is […]

  3. […] This is the cover of the 7th edition of Prentice Hall’s Introduction to Clinical Psychology textbook. The image is my composite of a spiral stair and a chambered nautilus shell. You can read the back story of the composite Spirals image here. […]

  4. By Harold at Black Oak Books | Photoblog 2.0 on November 30, 2008 at 4:42 pm

    […] Image shown in the poster: Spirals. […]

  5. By Calling Alice | Photoblog 2.0 on December 8, 2008 at 9:07 am

    […] images: Spirals (this photocomposition has been selected for exhibit at MacWorld 2009); Resistance to Spirals Is […]

  6. By Impossible Images | Photoblog 2.0 on December 10, 2008 at 9:37 am

    […] pleased to announce that Spirals, one of my images of the impossible, has won a place in the prestigious MacWorld 2009 digital […]

  7. By Scotty’s Castle | Photoblog 2.0 on November 7, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    […] images: Spirals; Endless Stair; Edificio Cuervo Rubio; Nautilus in Black and […]

  8. By Improbable Stairs | Photoblog 2.0 on November 20, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    […] no secret that I have a weakness for spirals. The original image that is the base of this composite seemed to call out for clouds (thanks to […]

  9. By Metamorphosis on May 11, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    […] images that are more digital art than photography are definitely about metamorphosis; for example Spirals, the Shadow Within pair, and The Dictator’s Architect. The manifesto in my Photoshop Darkroom […]

  10. By Nautilus by Halves on February 19, 2014 at 9:15 am

    […] I really enjoy photographing shells with spirals, such as this image of my Nautilus in Black and White and this Architectonica. If shell spirals intrigue you, also check out this playful version, Spirals! […]

  11. By So it begins on December 11, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    […] related images: Spirals, Endless Stair, and Calling Alice. By coincidence, in a life cycle spiral, I had my oldest son […]

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