Venice - I'm going, rain or not

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Alf, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Alf

    Alf Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 23, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
    So in a moment it's Sunday morning, and the sky promises hell.
    Ten minutes on the bridge by train, and we step out of the station, and left.

    It sure looks heavy.
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    your turn di alfrjw, su Flickr

    and they are going to leave. She's not leaving her hat, though.
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    A moment, then leaving di alfrjw, su Flickr

    And Venetians prepare to leave, for vacations. Maybe Greece?
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    turn, nobody di alfrjw, su Flickr

    When I see the sign I'm happy. It's more than 20 years that I don't step inside and enjoy meters and meters of Tintoretto, and a couple of Tiziano thrown in. Very cohesive imaging, the Scuola Grande di S. Rocco has the right answer in this light.
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    reaching S. Rocco di alfrjw, su Flickr

    And then, here they are. Almost skating, gliding.
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    Step together, not the first time. di alfrjw, su Flickr

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    Left, Photogene2 - right, Snapseed

    All with E-PL1 and 20/1,7 - More to follow
     
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  2. Jordan

    Jordan Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 9, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Very nice set! Reminds me of my walk through Venice 7 years ago. I need to get back soon.
     
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  3. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Hi Alf,

    You know I'm a fan of your wonderful travelogue strolls, I enjoy everyone them that you post.

    Thanks, it was beautiful as always.

    Alan
     
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  4. Alf

    Alf Mu-43 Top Veteran

    846
    Mar 23, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany
    Water, street

    After a few solid hours inside the Scuola Grande di S. Rocco we cross the square, spend minutes in the church of the Scuola, and wait at the door for the rain to stop.

    It doesn't, we move. It's water anyway.
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    acqua di alfrjw, su Flickr

    The rest is walking, walking, walking and chatting.
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    in vetrina di alfrjw, su Flickr

    Or eating, in style
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    Lunch di alfrjw, su Flickr

    And see others enjoying their time together.
    Women party, together all day, all Venetians.
    Check the faces: the Latin, the Celt, the Illirian, the Mainlander Italian, the German, the Slav, the Greek - I love this city.
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    She's getting married di alfrjw, su Flickr
     
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  5. Spaceghost33

    Spaceghost33 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Feb 23, 2010
    Chicago, IL
    Christopher Stelter
    Great set! Venice might just be the best city to get good shots. Brings back memories of when I was there with my girlfriend (now wife) waaaayy back in 2000.
     
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  6. pxpaulx

    pxpaulx Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    Midwest
    Paul
    Wife and I spent part of our 10th anniversary there in December - I miss it, by far our favorite place out of the several cities we visited in Italy. More please!
     
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  7. Mamma_Mia

    Mamma_Mia New to Mu-43

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    Jul 28, 2011
    Canada
    Wow! Your pictures are stunning!! I hope to travel there one day soon.