Rome enjoys a Mediterranean climate typical of the Mediterranean coasts of Italy. Spring and autumn are mild to warm, and the Romans ottobrate ("beautiful October days") are known as being sunny and warm. By August, the maximum diurnal temperature often exceeds 30 °C (86 °F). Traditionally, many businesses were accustomed to closing during August, while Romans visited holiday resorts. In more recent years, however, in response to growing tourism and changing work habits, the city has been staying open for the whole summer. The average high temperature in January is about 12.9 °C (55.2 °F), but in hot periods it can be higher, while subzero lows are not uncommon. Snowfalls can occur in December, January, February and March. Within the last four decades they have been rare in Rome. During the night of Feb 3-4, 2012, the city experienced its heaviest snowfall since February 11, 1986, resulting in up to 20 centimeters of snow accumulation in some neighborhoods. In the snowfall of Feb 11, 1986, some 20cm of snow paralysed the city. Before 2012, the most recent snowfalls were on February 12 2010 and on December 17 2010. Between 1986 and 2010 snow fell on 6 other occasions in 1991, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2004 and 2005.
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SnapRJW (31617) 2012-02-05 8:33
Hello Daniel - This is really good. I like the soft yellow of the wall, the green shutters and the single wall lamp. The vertical composition is finely composed and works very well. The star of the show has to be the light which is casting nice strong shadows which give the shot good contrast. Very nice job. Warm regards Rosemary
Yiannis84 (2824) 2012-02-05 8:41
What an original composition!! i love the simplicity of the picture! Excellent light management & sharpness..your photo is placed in absolute symmetry! well seen
Very well done! Regards
syd1946 (18663) 2012-02-05 8:43
Very well composed image. I like very much how your camera plays with the shadows and creates this effective form to the photo. Nice framming too!
maria-v1981 (10816) 2012-02-05 9:18
A wonderful and fantastic composition, so artisic and the same time minimal. Excellent light and sharpness.
Have a nice Monday,
Afsanehbagheri (3228) 2012-02-05 9:23
سلام دوست من
کانال جالب از روند پنجره بسته ترتیب جالبی است
و سایه های حاطه بر روی دیوار با نور خوب
sacimar (26037) 2012-02-05 10:20
these days I miss the Mediterranean climate... good composition, I like the vertical format, the picture is very smart, well done,
siudzi (34113) 2012-02-05 10:41
A fine crop of these windows and street lamp. The play of light and shadows is a superb input here makes your work really awesome. TFS.
mauro61 (52623) 2012-02-05 11:20
mi piace il taglio e la tonalità color crema dell'immagine.
La sequenza verticale dei balconi è ben colta dal tuo scatto con il lampione a rompere questa specie di simmetria,
Schnappilic (9690) 2012-02-05 12:01
O compozitie superba. Imi place jocul de lumini si umbre plus o lumina extraordinara!
O seara buna!
adramad (39174) 2012-02-05 15:55
Fantastic composition, both for this long vertical format, as performed by the POV, with the line of balconies, perfect the graphics of the shadows of the same, the lamp also adds a beautiful touch to the composition. Wonderful job, I like.
Good start to the week.
axiotea (21649) 2012-02-05 21:40
A beautiful light and an adequate vertical format to maximise the graphical impact of the windows with the shadows of the balconies. Fine sharpness & colour rendition.
A simple & efficient compo!
Have a nice day
macjake (57950) 2012-02-06 0:19
this is a lighthearted scene.
full of warm light, pastel warm color tones on the wall, and elegance in the subjects.
another nice Rome photo.
JFS (32459) 2012-02-06 0:27
Simple but beautiful shot! I guess you are missing summer time...don't worry it will come soon.
Have a good week my friend!
jjcordier (77502) 2012-02-06 1:13
Une excellente photo, superbement cadrée dans un format très bien choisi.
danos (88347) 2012-02-06 1:28
nice the tight frame with the vertical format to brings out the details of the balconies with its shadows to are captured superb.I like the contrast of the colours as the excellent light management.
Have a good week,Danos
i9l2y1m8a8t3 (4798) 2012-02-06 2:04
Fantastic graphical image. The minimalism is remarkable! Love the lines and the sense of strong balance and symmetry. The shadows sure did a wonderful effect on the over all aesthetics of the image. The vertical format worked out very nice too. Nice colors, sharp and clear capture! Flawless composition!
Silvio1953 (125725) 2012-02-06 2:52
Ciao Daniel, lovely composition with good repetition of windows, fantastic shadows, splendid light, wonderful pastel colors and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, have a good week, ciao Silvio
timecapturer (49288) 2012-02-06 4:05
love this! A perfect composition and presentation. A wonderful light and such attractive shadows that give impact and power to the symmetry. Superb!
Have a good week - Brian.
annjackman (20283) 2012-02-06 7:09
I like the delicate colours and shadow patterns in this image. Very well taken and presented in the vertical format.
Nicou (125220) 2012-02-06 8:02
Fantastique cadrage au millimètre superbe ce blacon et son ombre ces fenêtres vertes et fermés, ces tons doux, quel alignement quelle douceure avec la lampe superbe.
Bravo et amitié
LOOOK13 (19046) 2012-02-06 9:29
A fantastic composition...
Minimal shot, but a big result.
Budapestman (82620) 2012-02-06 9:52
a superb architectural photo with attractive details and very nice lights, nostalgic and beautiful atmosphere, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
holmertz (42831) 2012-02-06 11:01
This is a fine piece of architectural photo, very well cropped. The diagonal shadows are very nice and I like the slight irregularities here and there. It's a perfectly sharp and well exposed photo.
vasilpro (40997) 2012-02-06 14:01
Superb vertical composition, lovely light and contrast, vivid colors, excellent POV, very good clarity and sharpness, very nice framework, TfS!
Have a nice evening, Vasilis.
Cricri (108775) 2012-02-07 10:31
Composition intéressante, bon format , une très belle lumière avec un joli jeu ombre, belle réalisation
claudeD (33990) 2012-02-07 10:57
Very fine picture from Rome remembering me my last trip to that amazing city. I especially like your very good note. Veryy good contribution to TE.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
lpi (4857) 2012-02-07 12:46
Une composition originale!
J'aime toutes ces jolies ombres sur le mur!
Bluejeans (64249) 2012-02-08 5:16
Ola Daniel ,
Uma bela composição vertical com esta fachada deste edifício , gostei muito dos detalhes de arquitectura e especialmente das sombras , boa luz lateral , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
alex4ndru (1406) 2012-02-12 0:34
Esti maestrul detaliilor, frumoase umbrele, minunata compozitie!
king (2905) 2012-02-13 7:52
Well composed picture with a mystery. I don't understand the shadow on the door of the upper balcony. Where does it come from?
serp2000 (41012) 2012-02-13 19:03
I like your idea to shot this simple view. Original composition, it leads to certain thoughts: why did they a door without a balcony??? Excellent register. TFS!
bayno (18342) 2012-02-14 15:08
simple but beautiful, great graphics, I really like the lines of the shadows at 45 degrees, excellent symmetry,
have a good day, Valter
RhodieIke (11742) 2012-02-16 2:07
Hi Daniel, Love the shadows and the simplicity of this scene you have captured so well. Fantastic simple colour tones, Well done, Trust you are well and looking forward to the spring and warmer weather, Cheers Iain.
Ninello52 (7572) 2012-02-17 7:10
Great idea! Original and interesting composition of this image, great color and graphic results! Really nice that yellow color with the gray!
Congratulations on your series Roman!
Best regards and good weekend! Nino.
dale54 (6673) 2012-02-18 3:48
daniel hi,well taken,great job.super POV to this shot.love the feel and mood to it! tfs! have a great day! dr
ruisc_pt (10890) 2012-02-20 0:57
The framing is very appropriate for these fabulous venetian type windows.
The shadows of the salient facade elements in a warm Mediterranean yellow painting are really amazing.
Thanks for the saring Daniel,
Fly (366) 2012-03-06 10:30
I'm very partial to images with strong linear perspectives and this image does it for me. I also love the strong shadows cast by the lamp and the balconies. Well captured
korbee (6617) 2012-03-09 15:20
Its very simple Daniel but it expresse perfectly well the atmosphere of southern Europe,Id like to a a litlle siesta behind these blinds and wake up in the late sfternoon...
yeln (11504) 2012-03-09 15:30
preprost motiv in zelo lepa igra svetlobe in senc.
izgleda, da je zgornji sosed ostal brez balkona.
lep pozdrav, vojko
kennyblack (4207) 2012-03-20 12:54
Excellent 's idea of the vertical rectangle. Molt well managed the light and the 'shadow effect of the balconies, all of excellent quality.
Greetings and best wishes for good evening ... Marino
jcpix (13716) 2012-08-01 17:03
Wow, so many incredible photos in your gallery...but I think I like this one best! Absolutely love the shadows and nice clean lines, the composition is great...it's simplicity speaks volumes to the eye and gives a superb sense of Italy and Europe in general. Please continue to share your work!!
kiks (11749) 2012-08-16 7:20
Very well seen this scene. I love the minimalistic look of it. Great framing.
fabbs99 (16783) 2012-09-14 22:54
Excellent composition with some lovely colours coupled with nice light management and presentation.The shot is simple but having excellent sharpness and clarity.
Keep sharing and exchanging views.TFS.
Best wishes and warm regards
wolf38 (31282) 2013-03-28 5:46
Hello Daniel. This photo is pure graphics. Fine composition, beautiful colors.The shadow of the grid are well captured.
Hasvelt (88) 2013-07-04 0:21
well done--this is another nice picture from u
maloutim (9637) 2013-07-20 4:23
Great graphic picture of these three storeys represented by the three shuttered windows.
The balconies and their shadows for two of them add to the elegance, as does the elaborate lamp on the wall.
I like the pastel ochre and the grey shutters.
jrleborgne (1554) 2013-09-14 5:16
Judicieux cadrage et lumière pâle rehaussée par un jeu d'ombres qui ajoute de la profondeur, du volume et une élégance architecturale supplémentaire.
Très bien vu !
Noel_Byrne (25788) 2014-01-03 7:21
This is just beautiful. A simple scene but one with so much beauty and chen perfectly by you for this composition. Lovely soft colors, excellent shadows and a pfect vision of the rule of thirds. Class shot, thanks for sharing.
All the best
- Copyright: Daniel Draghici (dkmurphys) (50416)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-08-18
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon Coolpix
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My Windows, Caput Mundi, Street lamps [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-02-05 7:55
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