The Stairs Of States  

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The Stairs Of States
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This is the stairs of The Louisiana State Capital . There is one step for each of the 48 states, listed in the order of their admittance to the Union. Alaska and Hawaii were added to the top step when they were made states. The top step is carved with E Pluribus Unum from the Great Seal of the United States; it means "One from Many." I shot this to include Dan's state of Louisiana and my state of Indiana which luckily were right next to one another . It is hard to shoot this due to the height of the stairs. I guess I could have gone with the helicopter option however I feel Louisiana's Homeland Security might have a problem with that ! Submit your B&W art for the challenge .


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04/24/13 3:06 PM GMT
I think this is a splendid capture, what a neat find, and it works so well for the challenge, which by the way I just picked for my choice. :) =^..^=tigs
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
04/24/13 3:19 PM GMT
Magnificent find and capture, what a wonderful way to learn the history of the years of each state, fabulous girlfriend
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Have a Wonderful Spring
04/24/13 4:23 PM GMT
Wow this is one great peace of photo art work and the detail plus light in this photo it stunning..Plus the depth of field in this photo is stunning.
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04/24/13 5:04 PM GMT
What a terrific angle and color tone. Great capture.
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04/24/13 6:39 PM GMT
A great history lesson with subtle lighting and nice textures.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
04/24/13 11:07 PM GMT
Wonderful depth, texture and tones! An excellent shot with very interesting history Marsha.
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04/24/13 11:39 PM GMT
Ohio has been a state since 1803. I just missed going to the celebration by a few years. LOL.
Very nice, Marsha.
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04/25/13 9:05 AM GMT
Very nice, interesting and educative, too. Beautiful B/W shot.
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04/25/13 9:10 AM GMT
Beautiful view, nice composition. Pretty B/W capture. I like it.
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04/25/13 1:58 PM GMT
Cool find. Made for a great B/W too!
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04/25/13 2:44 PM GMT
Great post Marsha, and interesting narrative to go with it
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
04/25/13 8:50 PM GMT
Lots of history here and great angle and detail...good one, Marsha.
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04/26/13 5:35 PM GMT
Fave and save.

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The reason why the sun sets in the evening is because it wants to see the sunrise in the morning. I rise in the morning because I want to see them both. RvdB
05/06/13 4:23 PM GMT
This was beautifully captured, Marsha!
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