Villefranche-sur-Mer, Villafranca Marittima, in Italian, is located about 6 km (4 miles) east of the city of Nice, separated by Mont Boron, Mont Alban and Mont Vinaigrier, and 10 km (6 miles) south west of Monaco. The bay (rade) of Villefranche is one of the deepest natural harbours of any port in the Mediterranean Sea and provides safe anchorage for large ships, reaching depths of 95 m (320 ft) between the Cape of Nice and Cap Ferrat; it extends to the south to form a 500 m (1700 ft) abyss known as the undersea Canyon of Villefranche at about one nautical mile off the coastline.
The city limits extend to the hills surrounding the bay climbing from sea level to an altitude of 520 m (1750 ft) at Mont-Leuze, reflecting on land the features found offshore. The three "Corniches" or main roads linking Nice to Italy pass through Villefranche and offer spectacular vistas of the coast and surrounding hills.
Model - NIKON D700
ExposureTime - 1/80 seconds
FNumber - 9.00
ExposureProgram - Manual control
FocalLength - 24.00 mm
DigitalZoomRatio - 1 x
FocalLengthIn35mmFilm - 24 mm
ISO Setting - 250
Image Quality - RAW
White Balance - AUTO
Focus Mode - AF-S
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Bluejeans (64247) 2010-06-28 10:12
Oi Rui ,
Que lugar lindo de frente para o mar com estes belos edifícios , muito bom para passar umas férias , bom ponto de visão, boas cores, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
humayun (2919) 2010-06-28 11:29
very nice shutter and nice apture expouser.........
pov is very good...........
nice effect in water..........
- Copyright: Rui de Camposinhos (ruisc_pt) (10527)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-06-20
- Categories: Daily Life, Food, Nature, Transportation
- Camera: Nikon D700, Sigma 24-70 2.8 EX DG Macro, 82mm Circular Polariser
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/80 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: MEDITERERRANEAN LANDS
- Date Submitted: 2010-06-28 8:48