This diagonal of old stairs captured my attention...so I've captured it myself...
Taormina is a comune and small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily. Taormina has been a very popular tourist destination since the 19th century. It has popular beaches (accessible via an aerial tramway) on the Ionian sea, which is remarkably warm and has a high salt content.
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snunney (80537) 2013-12-12 5:13
The framing is spot on; I like the inclusion of the number seven, which is nicely counterbalanced by the decorative tile bottom right. Good colour contrasts and excellent rendering of the textural detail.
Silvio1953 (118143) 2013-12-12 6:04
Ciao Daniel, lovely diagomnal composition, beautiful clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
holmertz (38523) 2013-12-12 8:33
This is a quite original and very enjoyable composition. The steps, plants and railings form a very strong and distinct diagonal, and you cropped this very well to fit the railings perfectly into he upper corner. I like the inclusion of the little sign saying 7.
aleXundar (1256) 2013-12-12 10:44
Unique graphical design created with this beautiful composition.
Great observation and nice colors.
I like how you balanced the number 7 at top left with a piece of wall decoration at bottom right.
An original presentation.
boa (5845) 2013-12-12 12:54
simple and beautiful, exactly as i like it:) I like this strong diagonal composition and the potted plants who adds colors and life to this scene. I think the number 7 sign is a little bit disturbing, despite it is balanced by the tiles. Nice shot and observation, tfs!
carlo62 (29309) 2013-12-12 14:03
un particolare che hai trasformato in un soggetto di interesse fotografico grazie all'ottimo taglio e al buon occhio.
Bella composizione, ben equilibrata, con la scala che sale e i vasi tutti uguali che seguono l'andamento della salita.
jjcordier (74454) 2013-12-12 23:09
Joli cadrage avec une belle utilisation de la rampe d'escalier , le 7 et la petite mosaïque complétant bien l'image.
krzychu30 (15348) 2013-12-12 23:42
simple,but very expressive graphical composition!
The way you framed the scene is just brilliant and makes your composition really eye-catching!
Have a good day
SnapRJW (29976) 2013-12-13 0:05
Hello Daniel - A charming observation and well managed shot. I like the composition with the vertical lines and neatly placed plant pots. The soft and subtle colours are beautifully punctuated by the greens here. Warm regards Rosemary
timecapturer (46401) 2013-12-13 5:00
simple and elegant cropping makes this a beautiful study.
The mix of elements and lines here are pure genius and the presentation both artistic and striking. Well done!
Have a great weekend - B.
Royaldevon (27453) 2013-12-13 7:57
A lovely composition, simple but full of geometric shapes that makes us look closely at the particular rather than the general architecture of the street.
I like it a lot.
Have a great w/e,
marina7 (8051) 2013-12-13 12:13
it's a wonderful composition, you have a very good eye for spotting interesting objects and details. Excellent photo, my compliments.
Have a great week!
chrislo (4151) 2013-12-13 12:19
I like this composition that is both artistic and creative. The diagonal line is just jutting through the shot, and the patterns of the banisters add a beautiful graphic touch. The plants following the diagonal are a good contrasting detail and add a natural touch to the composition. Great scene, well spotted.
ourania (28236) 2013-12-13 12:35
I like very much this architectural and daily life detail that makes an interesting and rewarding picture in itself. There's a fine play of repetitive patterns and textures, the subdued colours create a homogeneity that's charming. I thought of an alternative cropping that would bring the tile with no 7 a little closer to the top border and make its relationship with the colourful tile a little stronger. I also like how the stairway seems endless and how the atmosphere is neutral, thus exalting the graphism. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great weekend,
amaryllis (33752) 2013-12-14 1:48
Un très beau cadrage à la verticale pour nous montrer cet escalier et une plante toutes les deux marchés, c'est excellent et bien vu
npecanhuk (62452) 2013-12-14 3:50
Lovely and beautiful picture!
Special regards to the smart minimalist composition!
Exposure, colors, sharpness and vertical format are all excellent too!
TFS - congrats,
Enjoy your week-end,
Cricri (102943) 2013-12-15 10:32
Tout bon cadrage des escaliers joliment garnie de plantes vertes, l'inclusion du n°7 et de la mosaïque ajoute un plus a la composition
bartekp (4746) 2013-12-15 13:47
Very cleaver composition with stairs and flowers in pots.
Have a nice evening!
ciakgiak (30407) 2013-12-16 4:17
bellissima la diagonale che taglia la foto in due parti!!!
Foto elegantissima, tra l'altro vedo i scattata a Taormina :)
Un caro saluto
claudeD (31211) 2013-12-22 8:39
very fine picture from Italy with an excellent composition and shrpness. You had the photographer's eye here. Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
mesutilgim (81300) 2013-12-27 5:09
I'd missed this beautiful compo in your gallery.
Very nice graphical effect.
TFS and have a nice weekend