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Lucca for coffee

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Alf, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Alf

    Alf Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 23, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
    Sometimes lunch is not the answer; getting up late, you look west and think it's about time. Maybe it's not going to rain.

    So there we are, looking at the most envied balcony.
    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    A look at the market, and a beautiful nikon F with 105/2,5 - very expensive,I'll skip it.
    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    The square is full, almost.
    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    So we just step into the flow of people towards the Anphiteatre square (it's not square, you know)

    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    In we go, coffee!
    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    F di alfrjw, su Flickr

    And then, some steps more and we reach the square. A good use of space, no lions left, and light.
    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    Then, while she jumps in and out of shops, back towards home.
    Lucca di alfrjw, su Flickr

    Everyone happy.
    F di alfrjw, su Flickr

    All with E-PL1, most with lumix 20/1,7 - PP in LR3
    More on Flickr
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  2. luguidomanski

    luguidomanski Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 11, 2010
    Curitiba, Brazil
    Alf, your Tuscany pics always remember onde of my best vacation ever, last year. Made a nice visit to Lucca in a really calm Sunday:

    The gardens atop of the city walls are a great place to relax, riding a bicycle or just sitting on a bench having a gelato.

    The lovely Piazza del Anfiteatro Romano, beautiful Lucchesi landmark.

    Told you once, and I repeat: I envy you, Alf...
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  3. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    A Lovely Walk...

    Hi Alf,

    I love it when you take us on a stroll around your neighborhood..

    Wonderful images and commentary.

    Thanks.. Alan
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  4. Jordan

    Jordan Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 9, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Thanks for the great pictures. Your sets always remind me of my wonderful vacation to Italy 6 years ago, and how much I want to go back again. I look forward to more pics from around your country.
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  5. Kosta

    Kosta Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 29, 2010
    fantastic work yet again Alf.

    can I ask what you used on the wide shots? kit zoom?

    Thanks :)  visually lovely place you live in.
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  6. Alf

    Alf Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 23, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
    Yes, 14-42mkI kit zoom. Given light, it's good.
  7. Alf, I love to visit your posts, to get insipred, reminice of the past and have a visual blast. Thank you for posting and sharing your visual journey with us all. Really I LOVE IT.
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