Are These Spaceships?

Another drive by shot, taken as the 11th day of April 2012 was approaching its final moments. We were on the entry road to Paris. Sky was overcast with dark clouds and from nowhere these structures appeared in my frame. So, what are these?

Yes, these are lamp posts.

SkyWatch Friday

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43 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    They do have an "out of space" look, don't they!!! Wonderful, moody skies and a great capture for the day, Indrani, as always!

  2. Carver says:

    Beautiful sky and they do look like spaceships.

  3. Haddock says:

    Yes they are lamp posts. Wonder why they are so high.

  4. Shaivi says:

    The sky looks amazing!

  5. I like your photo and Parisian lanterns.
    Greetings from Polish far.

  6. TexWisGirl says:

    looks like big light poles to me.

  7. I would have never guessed!
    thank you for visiting my blog, I appreciate it.

  8. Reader Wil says:

    Strange aren't they?

  9. Great shot. Spaceship on a stick!

  10. Pallavi says:

    They do look like UFO's dont they! Good capture.

  11. ladyfi says:

    Lovely composition!

  12. Karen says:

    Terrific pastel sky!

  13. Wow, they look really huge and UFO life.

  14. Ramya says:

    Hahaha nice caption for a nice picture 😀

  15. Steffi says:

    Very beautiful photo and idea for SWF!Have a nice weekend.

  16. DeniseinVA says:

    Great shot Indrani! A beautiful back drop and moody skies.

  17. Are they unusually high or is it the angle at which they are captured?

  18. I loved the composition!

  19. Thanks so much for the comments friends!
    Good question Shilpa, they were quite lengthy poles.

  20. What ARE there. So beautiful, especially with the sky in the background. They look like UFOs walking with sticks. 🙂

  21. Yes, they take you to lala land! 🙂

  22. Astonishing lamp posts

  23. Very appealing to the eyes

  24. Jeevan says:

    Interesting perspective on lamps!

  25. they look like fancy lamp posts

  26. These Lamp Post are really nice to watch..I wonder why Indian Govt. don't make such things..

  27. sure looks like UFO:s 🙂

  28. Laura says:

    a beautiful sky for the lamps to come in for a landing!

  29. ilakshee says:

    Reminded me of H G Wells War Of The Worlds. Lovely composition Indrani!

  30. Joyful says:

    Very good sky shot. Interesting lights 🙂

  31. Najm Nisa says:

    Wow!I want to stand on top of these sky high towers and shout at the top of my voice. Lovely shot dear 🙂

  32. amasc says:

    What a lovely perspective on these and all off set by the dramatic sky.

  33. spaceships in disguise of lamp posts maybe? 😛

  34. magiceye says:

    Good one! 🙂

  35. I thought these might be light poles but they look like they are hanging from the sky!

  36. Mina Menon says:

    There was a time I mistook weather baloons for UFOs 😉

  37. There are similar lamp posts in Chennai close to a particular fly over and one of the days its had been lowered for maintenance or repairs and my daughter was screaming when she was four that the UFO had landed and there were aliens about to jump out, she was in love with ET and Monster inc at that time.

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