A closeup of some of the amazing bronze filigree work on a door in central Florence, Italy. Taken at the 'Duomo' or main square / piazza, from memory. The double doors had about 8 separate panels each depicting a biblical scene. Florence makes up for quantity compared to Venice with quality. The central city is packed with wonderful architecture and every turn reveals something new and interesting to photograph.
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Wahclellaspirit (3961) 2013-11-29 18:09
Your settings are perfect here as there is no glare anywhere to speak with the bronze plating.
By the way, are you still teaching in Korea? I know someone that is going to Korea as a pre-school teacher or grades 1-3 depending where they need her.
mcmtanyel (10531) 2013-11-29 19:43
An excellent close-up of this bronze relief with excellent sharpness, color and light.
Corry (4508) 2013-11-29 19:53
Un gros plan d'une grande qualité. L'éclairage et la netteté permettent de voir à perfection tous les détails de cette porte. Bravo.
jadesgran (5009) 2013-11-29 22:16
What wonderful filigree.
Well composed picture,and lighting handled very well.
jjcordier (73312) 2013-11-29 23:43
Intéressant gros plan sur le portail en bronze du Duomo de Florence.
ikeharel (52349) 2013-11-30 0:55
I remember this special location with the carved bronze "Doors of Paradise", crowded with many tourists all doing the same: taking a much aof a closer shot on this marvelous art elements.
fabulous clear details shown, superb golden tone and light upon.
Have a nice weekend,
dkmurphys (46292) 2013-11-30 1:51
Very fine detail of that work of art. I like the golden color and the 3D appearance. Well taken, enjoy a nice weekend.
Romano46 (16578) 2013-11-30 1:59
hai ripreso in maniera eccellente un bel dettaglio di quella che è considerata una delle più belle opere d'arte di Firenze, forse la più bella in assoluto.
Finezza di dettagli, contrasto e luminosità eccellente caratterizzano questa tua foto di un soggetto non facile da riprendere per la costante ressa di turisti che lo attornia.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
snunney (79659) 2013-11-30 2:16
A fine close-up on this beautifully detailed bronze door panel. The image is evenly lit allowing us to fully appreciate the craftsmanship that has gone into this artwork. Clarity is excellent. It would be great to see this in a large version.
SnapRJW (29298) 2013-11-30 2:46
Hello Chris - I am looking forward to seeing this next year when we go to Florence, a place I have never seen but one I hear is packed with marvelous sights. You have presented a flawless shot here, wonderfully detailed with natural-looking colour and tone. Warm regards Rosemary
timecapturer (45241) 2013-11-30 3:00
Florence is a place I really should re-visit, I had a brief stay in the City for a few hours and never saw any of its history or beauty. When I see artistry like this I realise what I missed and this is just a fraction of what to see and photograph. Captured superbly, such a lot to look at and quite fascinating.
Enjoy your weekend - B.
mirosu (12544) 2013-11-30 3:07
Interesting photo, the relief is very well captured in excellent light and nice details. You mast have had perfect light, because there are not any distracting reflections around the image. Excellent photo work.
Wish you a very nice Sunday.
pierrefonds (54962) 2013-11-30 5:40
You have captured well the détails of the biblical scene on the panel of the door.It is clear and sharp. The good luminosity is bringing out the golden color. Have a nice day.
jhm (135238) 2013-11-30 8:40
I though first this is in yellow cupper made, but you writes in bronze.
Your picture is superb in high quality made.
Your picture shows a wonderful history.
Wonderful sharp picture with real colours, also nice details.
Very well composition, nice photograph work. TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
nikkitta (13294) 2013-11-30 10:24
Arkadaşım iyi akşamlar
As you are in Turkey...
Now about the capture, you manage to obtain a very interesting detail avoiding reflects, with super sharpness to appreciate the golden graving and its details like Jerusaleh writing and faces of the soldats
Hafta sonu keyfini
Not POV, DOV , contrast or reflection this time
lousat (72361) 2013-11-30 15:11
Hi Chris,great capture looking the small details of the central door,really a perfect macro,fine details,perfect exposure and an excellent gold too,i like it!! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
Nicou (116458) 2013-11-30 20:08
quelle sculpture et bas relief tout en bronze quelle scène est représentée c'est merveilleux ce rendu ces tons la finesse sueprbe.
fabbs99 (15707) 2013-12-01 18:19
Nice shot of the amazing bronze filigree work on a door in central Florence.The colors and lights are perfect.Very well done.TFS.
danos (83081) 2013-12-02 8:05
nice the view of this fine bronze filigree work with the excellent light management to bring out the details of the design.I like the clarity and the sharpness of the scene as the fascinating presentation.
yquem46 (38380) 2013-12-02 8:11
I remember this one in Firenze but I thought this was on the Baptistere's doors
Not often that someone dare posting images of sculptures, and even less in 2D
But it was well worth in the present case since this shot is really excellent and provides a clear and sharp version of the real thing
Bravo for daring and for the result
have a nice day
mesutilgim (80076) 2013-12-04 10:18
Hello dear Chris,
I'd missed this nice capture of this bronze door in Florence.
Good light management and perfect sharpness.
TFS and best regards
eldancer1 (25206) 2013-12-23 14:56
I really admire those artists that can do such great as this, I won't have the patience I like instant gratification. Nice captured with good shadows. Well done, tfs.
Miguel82 (20308) 2014-04-09 19:35
Amazing work of the bronze Chris, good report from Firenze, neat picture, an educational document, greetings
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (94802)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-07-31
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Nikon D 90, Polarizing Filter
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/50 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-29 17:31