As much as the spiral stair-case was the focus of this composition, I
was equally enthralled by the colour of the light - day light from above
and two light-sources inside the room. Such riches were never part of
my work before the shift to working with digital cameras, which began in
This is one of only a handful of infrared flower photos I have made that I think actually benefit from the IR camera; in most cases flowers just go all white, but with these, the centers stayed dark, keeping some contrast in the final image.