tyro (24362) 2016-05-27 13:32
An interesting note and a splendid photograph to accompany it!
I love your composition in which the modern stainless steel sculpture is brightly lit and dominates the left side of the image while the beautiful old cathedral, surrounded by mature trees sits behind it in soft light against a gorgeous deep blue sky.
The light and colours here are lovely, your exposure perfect and the details and sharpness are exquisite.
P.S. I'm sure it's not just a coincidence that two amateur photographers from Ireland share the surname Byrne? :) I hope you're enjoying this site as much as Noel and I do!
tyro (24362) 2016-05-27 13:17
Most of us have probably been here but I never knew about the "Piazetta", so I have learned something useful today!
The weather wasn't great when you were here but, you know, sometimes rain and wet weather can actually enhance a photograph by increasing colour saturation and reducing strong contrasts. And the dull wet weather here has done just that but it has also given you some lovely reflections on the wet ground as well as providing some very colourfully dressed visitors with their bright clothes and umbrellas.
Lovely soft light, great colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness. And those rows of empty wet chairs make a fine foreground.
tyro (24362) 2016-05-27 13:01
A most interesting and informative note ad a splendid photograph to accompany it!
A lovely bold composition with beautifully soft light and with gorgeous rich colours in the lovely gardens in the foreground. Perfect exposure and stunning details and sharpness.
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 12:41
The colors of the buildings really are striking especially against that sky. Because of the unique perspective the lighthouse looks really small, like a slide and that gives a fun element to the photo too
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 12:37
Marvellous is just the word, what a building! It doesn't really look like it belongs on this planet! Your composition is superb and the light is magical. Everything just flows together so well. You have some amazing photos in your collection, thanks for sharing them
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 12:06
I wonder how many times the man on the right has walked this corridor. Did he walk it as a young novice and today is an old old man. The thought of time passing on this calm place like that, surrounded by the chaos of the city does make toy stop and think. Very nice photo and note
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 12:03
Hi Mesut, thanks for your note to point out the inscription! This doorway looks very old and that it would give way to a very secret place. Great idea to include the woman above for scale. The door is much bigger than I would have thought
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 11:59
I think if the artist knew what was in my head he might give a more definitive answer :) I love the photo, I absolutely do, the stark red against the black towers is really eye catching and of course, I envy the architecture and the reflection is brilliant. The art makes me think of some hybrid alien /robot invader, I'd say 80% giant crab monster and 20% machine. Seeing it in that detail gives it a very real and rather creepy appearance. It does look alive here, and angry. Something about its gait says "I'm going to hurt things"
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 11:44
This is a fantastic compliment to your other photos of the tower, and this has a totally different feel. The complex is a lot bigger than I thought from your more recent photo, and the dark tone on the walls here gives a very moody dark feeling, it looks rather threatening here. very cool!
Noel_Byrne (30487) 2016-05-27 11:38
Truly fanatic picture! Castles are what got me into photography so it's airways a pleasure to see one. I love these kinds of towering ruins, and red colour is beautiful, I am too used to seeing very in Ireland!
The depth of field you got is so spot on. Taking both the grass and flowers, as well as the castle in sharp focus is really perfect. the flowers add really well composed splashes of extra color. Very cool photo!