Hashtag Highlight: Finding Perspectives with #theworldneedsmorespiralstaircases
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“Sometimes you have to take a look from above to reveal the best perspective,” says Munich Instagrammer Michael Koller (@herr_pola_roid). “When you see things every day they become ordinary. But if you change your point of view, suddenly it becomes special and exciting.”
Michael takes part in an ever-growing community on Instagram that celebrates unique and interesting spiral staircases across the world. Michael believes it’s the staircases’ “different shapes and hypnotic depth” that makes them beautiful.
As for finding great spiral staircases to shoot on Instagram, Michael is adament there is one around every corner if your eyes are tuned to look for them. “Every time I’m strolling through the city, I take a look in the entrances and if I see a curved handrail—which is often my personal hint that there might be something—I go into it, and sometimes I will be rewarded.”