Another view the less popular side of Venice, not even a canal in sight, but I like the way the builings look here.
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bantonbuju (51815) 2006-02-11 3:40
i am always fascinated with the backstreets and bazaars, those places discover the real face of the towns;
this image of the backstreet venice is gorgeous, carefully composed to pack in the frame the most representative architecture of the place;
have a nice weekend,
jinju (14265) 2006-02-11 7:58
I like it too. The colors are really vivid and its a good scan too. I like this compo with this one solitary man, this is soemthing rare in Venice which is overrun with tourists.
nwoehnl (122) 2006-02-11 8:42
Interesting "Venice-without-a-canal" photo, Richard. A quite simple photo, but with a well-chosen angle along the old building façades, and with a good inclusion of the walking man. Nice colors and good lighting.
Paolo (41222) 2006-02-11 8:51
Hi Richard in that beautiful image the colours and the contrast between blue and red are fantastic.
gaby (19819) 2006-02-11 10:20
Richard bonsoir - I like this old and true Venice - The architecture is splendid and people in the windows is a part of the Italy -
Graal (103028) 2006-02-11 10:53
Good serie, Richard, I like this remind from Venice. Good composition, natural colours.
Clochette (8076) 2006-02-12 8:23
Very interesting to see what the travel agencies will never show.. ;-)
It reminds me how surprised I was when travelling to Cairo, and realizing that the famous pyramids were located only at a few meters from the city. Since then I had always seen images showing the pyramids in the desert, shot from the right side...
So, well, Venice also has common streets !
Thank you for sharing this informative image Richard.
wilkinsonsg (8662) 2006-02-12 8:40
The lone figure adds to the shot, I really like the colours you are getting from the scans, they remind me of 1950/60's book illustrations - very nice indeed :)