Ghostly Sky Walkers

Uploaded: March 03, 2012 02:29:13


The Comcast Center is the tallest building in Philadelphia and has TONS to offer as a tourist attraction.
But I've photographed the attractions several times before, as a tourist. THIS time, I wanted to try something different.
In the lobby of the building there is a structure that I call a "jungle gym" that rises several stories inside the building's glass facade. Sculptures of humans appear to be walking to work along the pipes. I'll post a photo in the discussion area of how it looks as one gazes upward from the lobby floor.
On Monday's "Tourist Walk" through the town, this was my new take on the "Sky Walkers."

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 119.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Michelle Alton March 03, 2012

Two of the building as it looks as one gazes upward at lobby level, from the OUTSIDE, and the other of my favorite shot of the sky walkers from the lobby fllor. The starbursts are not from TOPAZ...they happened naturally. #1447050

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 03, 2012

What a cool place - Fantastic set of images Michelle! #10019004

Jack Gaskin March 03, 2012

NICE SHOOTING Remember you Post a shot or to of this place in the past.

Jack #10019068

Yulianto Soeroso March 03, 2012

wow.....! #10019081

Inge Linden March 03, 2012

excellent images! #10019108

Neal D. Hatcher March 03, 2012

(-"FANTASTIC"-) #10019166

Tiia Vissak March 03, 2012

a cool collection! #10019233

Monnie Ryan March 03, 2012

Fantastic job - and what a neat "human" display! #10019256

John Rivera level-deluxe March 03, 2012

Great captures and work Michelle! #10019312

Ann Coates level-classic March 03, 2012

Wow, Michelle, I hope you are going to enter all of these. They are an amazing set of images. #10019584

Carol Eade level-addict March 03, 2012

Fabulous! #10019598

John Connolly March 03, 2012

What a remarkable building this is Michelle! You have captured an outstanding and well presented series of images! #10019824

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 03, 2012

A creative image, indeed, Michelle! Thought the walker was the real thing. Wonderful series of shots, my friend! #10019993

Laura E. Swan level-classic March 03, 2012

Modern man! What marvels they can create. I thought your contest entry really WAS a man walking to work. (With gusto, too!)

Do you know what I like about your work, Michelle? You are not just a photographer but you are a reporter and you are willing to push the envelope and go the extra mile to get the scoop. We can always rely on your information to be factual as well.

You are quite an ambassador of the world around you and you'd make a fantastic tour guide!!!

-Laura :D #10019998

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer March 03, 2012

Fascinating image, Michelle. GREAT work!! #10020040

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 03, 2012


This came out awesome Mickey!! #10020091

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 03, 2012

Great series, Michelle, each is excellent! This one is unique and powerful!

Debby #10020188

Kathy Reeves March 03, 2012

Outstanding images, Michelle! #10020231

Tammy Espino March 03, 2012

Just awesome!! #10020280

Tammy Espino March 03, 2012

Awesome bunch of photo's!! :) #10020281

Julie Christiansen March 03, 2012

Nice work here. #10020411

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic March 04, 2012

I like the layered feeling and the depth this image evokes. That man looks so realistic. Wonderful mages. #10020837

Lorraine A. Cook March 04, 2012

WOW! I have trouble when photographing tall buildings. When I look UP, I get light-headed and dizzy, Michelle. (My Pop was an I must have gotten the light-headedness from Mom (LOL)<:))

What a Masterpiece of Architecture and I LOVE the 'ghostly figure', My Friend!!<:)) #10021018

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 04, 2012

Very cool and moody shot, Michelle!! #10022108

Val Feldman level-classic March 05, 2012

Enter every doggoned one of them, Michelle!!! Each one is a wonderful take on this amazing building - "Comcast Clouds" blew me away, in particular! If I ever get to Philly, I'm gonna be knockin' on your door to show me the sights...I don't think anyone knows the City better. Outstanding work, all around! #10022611

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 05, 2012

A great set of images, Michelle! I love them all. #10022855

Ellen Hodges March 05, 2012

Very, very cool shot, Michelle!!! #10023921

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 07, 2012

I don't know how I missed this one..but I love it and how you can see the man walking up the stairs...I too thought it was a real man. #10027084

Rona L. Schwarz March 07, 2012

Fabulous capture and composition, Michelle, I love it! I remember some of your other shots of this sight, but this is my favorite of the bunch! Very moody, and yes "Ghostly". And I echo Laura's sentiments exactly! #10027927

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