San Giorgio Maggiore is a 16th-century Benedictine church on the island of the same name in Venice, designed by Andrea Palladio, and built between 1566 and 1610. The church is a basilica in the classical renaissance style and its brilliant white marble gleams above the blue water of the lagoon opposite the Piazzetta and forms the focal point of the view from every part of the Riva degli Schiavoni. Source: Wikipedia
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daddo (25567) 2014-06-14 2:36
Hi Gosia, dear neighbour. Glorious light and a special palette. I love the sky that sheds its colours on everything else. Very good sharpness of image. Pozdrawiam. Klaudio.(You know Schiavoni means Slavs?)
williewhistler (15443) 2014-06-14 2:37
it is the quality of the beautiful evening light that you have captured so well that adds so much warmth and charm to a nicely balanced and well composed photograph.
Warm regards Les.
mirosu (15156) 2014-06-14 2:43
Beautiful view to San Giorgio Maggiore. The church is in excellent light, superb clarity. The well balanced colors are beautiful. Your POV perfect.
Very well done.
Wish you a nice weekend.
arnie (1803) 2014-06-14 2:53
A beautiful capture, early evening light giving a very sharp outlook. Lovely peaceful picture.
rychem (27534) 2014-06-14 2:58
Piękny nastrój przed zachodem, piękne kolory i widoczek
Fis2 (89403) 2014-06-14 4:01
Znajome miejsce ;)
Fajny kadr i bardzo inspirujaca kolorystyka.
cornejo (35179) 2014-06-14 4:26
Witaj Gosia, lovely view of this beautiful postcard, very well composed and captured in this excellent and beautiful photography. Wonderful image of a charming place with good sharpness, depth, pretty light, color and quality. An excellent job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy Sunday.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Silvio1953 (129414) 2014-06-14 5:05
Ciao Gosia, my today neighbour, fascinating composition with fantastic sky, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
dta (70981) 2014-06-14 5:14
Hello Gosia ,
A famous place , but also a splendid capture of it . The composition is excellent , with the presence of teh motor boat . Amazing light creating a superb atmosphere .
Sergiom (66333) 2014-06-14 5:40
J'aime beaucoup cette composition. On ne peut pas passer à Venise sans en faire une semblable. Celle-ci frappe à cause de la bande rose au niveau supérieur qui apporte toute une atmosphère à l'ensemble.
jhm (143539) 2014-06-14 6:50
I saw today almost the same image, but without the boat, but I don't know not who was the photographer.
These picture is more a panorama image and more beautiful.
Also very well depth and perspective picture.
Colours and sharpness make these picture attractive.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
SnapRJW (31625) 2014-06-14 7:00
Hello Gosia - This is a lovely Venetian evening shot with plenty of atmosphere but what catches my attention here is the Marc Quinn sculpture depicting Alison Lapper, a disabled artist who was born with no arms, when she was heavily pregnant. I understand that the piece caused quite a lot of controversy. You might like to read this http://veneziablog.blogspot.com/2013/05/marc-quinns-alison-lapper-pregnant-on.html
Enjoy your weekend.
miumiu (6113) 2014-06-14 7:18
Wonderful detail of Venice.
l like the pastel colours of the sky.
The peaceful atmosphere is so attractive.
l like it!
Have a nice weekend
Giustiniani (3550) 2014-06-14 7:35
un très beau ciel qui met en valeur cette superbe Eglise de la Maggiore. Une très belle capture.
Noel_Byrne (27006) 2014-06-14 7:41
It is always so unexpected for me to see this amazing. Church sitting on an island like this. The colors of the sky you captured here are superb, and I love how the tall campanile breaks through each pastel layer. Really nice idea to include the boat on your composition, bringing life and activity to a classical view. Very nicely done, and thanks for the great notes!
All the best
Nicou (128968) 2014-06-14 8:47
Grandiose ciel et iamge quel rosé et fond sueprbe tout doux et ces dôme ces coupole la tour et le bâteau qui passe c'est la perfection grandiose image et captage.
Bravo et amitié
gildasjan (42204) 2014-06-14 10:09
Belle image bien composée sur Venise.La lumière est bonne et les variations de teintes dans ce ciel apportent une bonne touche à cette image.
carlo62 (38094) 2014-06-14 14:30
la tua è una bella composizione, hai aspettato che la barca fosse nel punto giusto per scattare, mettendo in rilievo la distanza con l'isola.
Davanti San Giorgio si vede una statua gigantesca, non so cosa sia di preciso, ma è di grande effetto.
Molto belli i colori delle facciate e le sfumature del cielo.
photoray (13442) 2014-06-14 15:32
Attractive across the water twilight view of Venice's San Giorgio Maggiore, with its multiple architectural elements, front Romanesque temple, dome rising above, and the impressive tower.
And the large pink female statue is intriguing.
jjcordier (78390) 2014-06-14 23:28
Lumière magique sur San Giorgio Maggiore et merveilleuse palette de couleurs dans le ciel.
danos (89935) 2014-06-15 1:08
very nice the view as the colours and light management of San Giorgio Maggiore.I like the mouve hues on the surface of the sea,with the passing by boat to be placed perfect in the frame,adding more effect in the scene.
Have a good Sunday,Danos
Antipodean (1658) 2014-06-15 1:23
Kia ora Gosia (greetings from New Zealand),
Great shot taken at a time of day when there are unusual colour combinations. Nicely composed with the small motorboat well placed. Cheers, Neil
papagolf21 (89728) 2014-06-15 1:40
Bonjour, chère Gosia,
Avec la version large nous plongeons avec bonheur dans les délices de la ville.
La lumière et les couleurs sont de toute beauté.
Difficile de ne pas tomber sous le charme de cette composition.
mohammad_H (9726) 2014-06-15 2:05
Beautiful colors on the horizon, Photoshop and good effect
Landscape image quality, and a sense of understanding, to live
A good resolution
Have a nice day
kasianowak (7501) 2014-06-15 4:06
Przepiekne sa te przeplatajace sie pasma rozu i fioletu. Bardzo dobra pore wybralas na zrobienie tego zdjecia. Dobry pomysl, zeby troche pusta przestrzen u dolu zdjecia wypelnic lodka.
dkmurphys (52285) 2014-06-15 6:21
Superb pink tones of this Venice image. Really spectacular, well taken.
Have a fine evening.
abmdsudi (46234) 2014-06-15 8:30
Great image and famous sight, the depth and richness of colour is superb against the beautiful setting sun with all the vital elements are properly in place, Well done, tfs
claudeD (35085) 2014-06-15 11:55
Venice will be one of my next destinations to visit. Very; fine view very well composed and perfectblight managment. Very good pastel colors. TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
wolf38 (31284) 2014-06-16 0:14
Hello Gosia. What a beautiful Photo by Venice. Light and colors play an important role here. The boat in the foreground is very well integrated into the overall composition. Very nice.
Best rgds, Wolfgang.
siolaw (38292) 2014-06-16 9:50
You have very nice colour toning here and a special light giving that pleasant atmosphere.
The sharpness is also very good.
Compo is well balanced by the passing boat.
PaulVDV (24191) 2014-06-16 11:22
The beautiful light and the colours of the sky create a very special atmosphere.
This is further emphasized by the red colour of the San Giorgio Maggiore and the pink purple tones of the modern sculpture.
I can't decide whether or not this artwork is placed on the correct spot in town but I like your inclusion of the boat.
Best regards, Paul
PiotrF (11172) 2014-06-17 14:40
Ladne zblizenie na San Giorgio Maggiore, piekna architektura a smaku dodaje niesamowity kolor nieba.
Przyjemna wirtualna wycieczka do Wenecji
holmertz (44496) 2014-06-18 4:28
The colours and atmosphere are fantastic and superbly captured. This is of course a well known sight but the light and colours make this photo a bit out of the ordinary. I love the inclusion of that brave and beautiful sculpture, which really adds something very special to the view.
patpatch (1601) 2014-06-18 9:21
That's a very nice scenery of Venice.I like San Giorgio,and the view of Venice and the laguna from the bell tower is abolutely splendid.
I love particularly the delicate colours of the sky in your picture.That's like a end of day but with a splendid brightness.Really ,a lot of charm.
mesutilgim (88568) 2014-06-18 12:55
Very nice capture from Venice with good pov and nice warm colors and light.
TFS and best regards
npecanhuk (69552) 2014-06-19 8:31
I specially enjoyed the soft light & colors and composition!
I love that sky!
TFS - congrats,
jemaflor (88825) 2014-06-19 9:50
Beautiful light and colors for this sky, well captured and a photo well balanced, tfs.
fritzi007 (8432) 2014-06-19 10:41
perfect photo, and good comment,
Wish you a good time
Kamilutka (8105) 2014-06-21 6:27
Bardzo ladnie uchwycilas nie tylko piekna architekture na brzegu, ale takze ten niepowtarzalny klimat i nastroj Wenecji. Swietny moment nazdjecie, bo kolory dzieki delikatnemu swiatlu nabraly bardzo ladnych tonow. Podoba mi sie takze kadr z lodka na pierwszym planie.
delpeoples (54727) 2014-06-22 1:43
Witaj dear Gosia
I see you are in an Italian mood :). Your photos from this (my second home) are wonderful and make me nostalgic. Superb pastel tones, wonderful contrast and definition of the campanile and the boat adding dynamism. Congratulations, I could look at this all day!
jcpix (13812) 2014-06-22 19:17
With so much attention given to St. Marks square, and rightfully so, San Girgio Maggiore often goes overlooked unfortunately. This is a pleasure to see featured, especially under such a gorgeous sky of pink and blue. I have taken a similar picture myself, but mine looks nowhere as good as this. I like the idea to include the passing boat, even with the distance still involved, the people help in understanding the sense of scale. That sky really steals the show though, it fits Venice perfectly! Enjoy the new week ahead. All the best.
CLODO (31715) 2014-06-23 4:14
what I like is the quiet atmosphere given bt the pink/purple hues of the sunset, and the lonely boat meaning that all the tourists are gone; now we can discover another Venice.
Oceania (5174) 2014-06-23 5:55
The evening colors are so beautiful. It's Venice in finest. Thanks for sharing.
Gigidusud (17673) 2014-06-26 6:59
Splendid sunset Venitian with a nice atmosphere and great view on the church. I like it!
Hansaphotos (7215) 2014-06-29 13:11
A well balanced composition. The boat in the foreground helps creating depth to the scene. The church with its belltower slightly off-centered in the frame. Fine lighting too. Very well done:) TFS.
mjw364 (7516) 2014-06-30 7:05
In mnay ways a classic composition with the boat on a third in the FG and the Church in the background.Two things lift this above the rest though for me. One, the gorgeous pink sky and two that intriguing pink statue in front of the church which as a piece of public sculpture contrasts so effectively with all that surrounds it.
josepmarin (57885) 2014-07-04 2:27
the purple tones in the upper part of the sky, and the weak light of the sunset, create a wonderful atmosphere on this fantastic architecture.
I like the structure of the framing, and how you've placed the elements into the composition, with the addition of the boat in foreground in order to give a nice depth to this sharp image.
A beautiful work.
adores (40428) 2014-07-12 14:24
Really wonderful colours and a perfect composition! This is a very famous view, but the boat passing in foreground makes it different. The moment was well chosen and quality is very good.
Angshu (56462) 2014-07-28 22:34
Your album has lots of fantastic pictures and it's difficult to choose...I loved this picture which stands out because of the pastel light. The familiar sight of San Giorgio Maggiore looks beautiful against the delightful sky.
A lovely shot indeed...Good work!
fds (8780) 2014-09-21 1:39
dear friend gosia another very beautiful picture from venice with the games of blu and pinck tonality...
great architecture and very beautiful composition
great worck dear friend
- Copyright: Gosia Siudzinska (siudzi) (34131)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-05
- Categories: Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Olympus OMD EM5, Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Cathedrals & Churches [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-14 2:21