Leo Laksi’s Bangkok And Back

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Riding the escalators of Singapore, Orchard at Scott’s Road

with 2 comments

Gaze through the window

Gaze through the window

I have a fascination with taking photographs of people riding escalators.  Perhaps part of my attraction rests with the the angle of the shot, steep with a perspective that you don’t normally see.  Also, there’s a symmetry to the escalator and its treads,  risers,  and handrails. And the escalator’s relationship to its environs.  Although people have to conform to this symmetry, they add the unpredictable. Before I get too carried away, these photographs were taken in the area of Orchard and Scott’s Road in Singapore.  As there are probably 10-15 escalators surrounding the intersection, it’s target-rich for these kind of photographs.

Mob scene

Mob scene

What's up?

What's up?

Big bag

Big bag

Tuned out

Tuned out

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Written by leolaksi

December 19, 2008 at 6:44 am

2 Responses

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  1. I know this location well, indeed travelled those escalators only 8 weeks ago

    adamsmith1922

    December 19, 2008 at 11:03 am

  2. Great to make your acquaintance Adam.

    leolaksi

    December 19, 2008 at 6:46 pm


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