Santa Maria della Salute referred to by most locals as simply Salute is probably one of the most photographed structures in Venice. The church was built in the 17th century after a deadly wave of the plague had passed. It sits on a narrow strip of land between the Grand Canal and the St. Mark's Basin. By: aviewoncities.com
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lousat (92936) 2014-06-07 3:55
Hi Gosia,the choice of the moment makes the difference.Fantastic light to warm up the colors of the facades and to create the best contrast with the blue sky,the exposure is truly perfect and the quality of detail and colors simply great! A magic advertising for Italy,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
timecapturer (49288) 2014-06-07 3:59
a stunning building this and you have captured every detail so perfectly and distinctly. The light adds to the ambience and glory so superbly. Exquisite!
Enjoy the weekend - B.
snunney (100816) 2014-06-07 4:05
This is quite delightful. The lighting is perfect to bring out the warm tones and detail in this wonderful façade. Glorious photography!
besnard (56599) 2014-06-07 4:06
Une belle lumière de fin de journée pour mettre en valeur ce site remarquable.
Bravo et bon week-end.
PaulVDV (29533) 2014-06-07 4:11
Splendid light and colours, a pleasant warm glow under the blue sky.
Excellent presentation of the architectural details and excellent sharpness in it.
Best regards, Paul
Sergiom (81847) 2014-06-07 4:12
Quelle belle lumière en diagonale frappait la facade de l'église ce matin là. J'aime beaucoup la diagonale dans l'image qui donne de la profondeur à la composition. Le ciel est magique.
cornejo (43563) 2014-06-07 4:23
Gosia Witaj very good photograph of this beautiful and interesting view with a lovely light, great captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, depth, light, color and quality. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy Sunday.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
chrislo (4097) 2014-06-07 4:39
Excellent capture of this awesome looking architecture under a perfect lighting. Your side viewpoint allows perspective and a sense of depth to be found. The delicious late afternoon light brings out the remarkable beauty of the buildings and gives the whole picture a marvellous atmosphere. Splendid colours and great sharpness. You really have a very good eye for composition and balance. Very well done.
Have a nice weekend.
Noel_Byrne (31672) 2014-06-07 4:41
what an incredible church and your very nicely considered composition shows the buildings around it to be just as beautiful too. The light really could not be better as it is lighting the subject superbly and creating fine shadows in along the intricate details. Very nicely done
danos (99271) 2014-06-07 4:43
excellent the falling warm light of the day that floodlight the church as the building on its right.I like the created details,the excellent light and colour management,as the beauty of the scene.
Have a good weekend,Danos
Giustiniani (3632) 2014-06-07 5:48
Bonjour Gosia, une vue inhabituelle et bien choisie de la Salute. La lumière est superbe, elle donne de belle couleurs et un beau relief à cette magnifique architecture. Une superbe photo.
Didi (60588) 2014-06-07 8:26
Very nice view on this rich architecture
Very good latéral perspective and lovely warm lights
jemaflor (98793) 2014-06-07 8:44
Great architecture, very well framed, the composition with palace and dome is perfect, what a beautiful light, bravo.
carlo62 (50127) 2014-06-07 8:48
a parte la bellezza dei palazzi veneziani, qui abbiamo una luce molto calda che si riflette anche sul blu dell'acqua che, come il cielo, contrasta meravigliosamente con questa luce.
papagolf21 (103026) 2014-06-07 11:16
Sublime lumière venant joliment caresser les édifices somptueux du Grand Canal.
La beauté dans toute sa splendeur.
photoray (13981) 2014-06-07 11:30
Usually St. Marks gets frequent billing, so your view of Santa Maria della Salute is a revelation, at least for me.
Attractive composition for the golden lighting of the intricate Venetian architecture, the front portion of 3 layers of different arch styles, then the main dome behind, all a wonderland for the eyes.
nikkitta (17066) 2014-06-07 12:29
Super capture and personal angle of the well known church, but the rays of the failing sun gives a golden color reflected on the waters creating a new way to admire the building
Very well done,tfs
Periko (5550) 2014-06-07 13:57
I like this afternoon light.
The focusing on the impressive and beautiful church is excellent.
Alco (7459) 2014-06-07 21:29
Very nice Church with a superb architecture contrasting with that beautiful blue sky. I also like very much the architecture of the building on the right. Very well done. TFS.
Have a nice Sunday.
abmdsudi (55176) 2014-06-07 22:46
I think you have a solid shot and there's a pulling power on the grandeur of this historic building packed with enormous detail and textures with good scale proportion. A capture delicately handled with lovely touch of low warm light depicting the serene ambient and so stunningly set off to blue background. The shimmering water adds the extra ooomph to this
impressive shot which is expertly exposed and composed. My compliments :)
jjcordier (79297) 2014-06-07 23:42
Superbe lumière du soir sur Santa Maria della Salute et le beau palais voisin. Très belle photo vénitienne.
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-06-08 3:45
Exquisite light Gosia and what very beautiful details you have captured here. The colours and contrasts are exceptional.
I love the atmosphere here.
kasianowak (9355) 2014-06-09 1:19
Bardzo piekne sa w tym zdjeciu kolory, szczegolnie pomieszane cieple i zimne odcienie w odbiciach w wodzie. Sliczna pocztowka z Wenecji.
sabermonajati (11261) 2014-06-10 6:08
wonderful view from this church you captured.
emka (100039) 2014-06-11 23:13
Witaj Gosiu, Piekny widok kościoła La Salute w tym wieczornym oświetleniu. Znalazłas super POV, wspanioały ten pałac obok kościoła. Znakomita pocztóka z Wenecji, oryginalne ujecie.
clic (17269) 2014-06-13 16:04
The person responsible of the 'search light' set fire to the elaborate duomo of Santa Maria and neighbouring buildings for the grand finale of this architecture show before the curtain falls for good!
ikeharel (72955) 2014-06-14 6:41
Golden tones with excelent contrast to blue, Gosia.
Fine each of the smallest detail, show the great architecture on the waterfront facade.
Nice photojob done, enjoy your weekend,
mohammad_H (10002) 2014-06-19 1:46
The city of Venice dream
Beautiful image with excellent quality
Very good work
Light and good resolution and sharpness
Have a nice day
tatadalou (7459) 2014-06-19 14:24
Nice light over the Santa Maria della Salute, and even more on the Palazzo. Grea focus on venitian architecture. You'd got the chance to be alone on the Canale Grande.
ahmet54 (3211) 2014-06-28 13:00
I like that evening light on the marble stone. It's a great picture. TFS,
macjake (69195) 2014-06-30 10:16
its so much fun visiting your gallery from Venice after just recently being here myself.
Its fun to see how you saw the city through your lens :)
great attention to detail by cropping the scene at the far right so smartly.
I can recognize the differnt types of boats too.
hard to imagine living here during the Plague...ouch!
lovely photo take on the side angle to show off the light and architecture. well done as usual.
enjoy your day
swapankumarroy (2847) 2014-08-07 11:38
You very much lovely captured this beautiful Church. Excellent color, good light control and helping you opposite directional light to the Church. Beautiful color variation due to reflected blue color of the sky in water. Good detailing.
MOST IMPRESSIVE AND VIVID IMAGE.
best wishes and thanks for sharing.
- Copyright: Gosia Siudzinska (siudzi) (34141)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-02
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Olympus OMD EM5, Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8, 58 mm HOYA Circular PL Filter
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Cathedrals & Churches [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-07 3:46