This was taken at dawn on the Grand Canal looking towards the Rialto Bridge.
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asajernigan (21330) 2008-02-19 12:23
This is a nice blue hour shot! Your composition and POV are great using the canal and the lights to lead the eye through the photo. The lighting and colors are great with nice sharpness and DOF.
rgarrigus (0) 2008-02-19 12:31
Nice portrayal of the Grand Canal during the blue hour. My favorite bit is the dancing light from the reflections in the water on the right hand side. The exposure is well controlled but I do see some haloing where the edges of the sky and buildings meet from the PP. Very slight in this size but it would show up more in a larger version.
Miha2ou7 (5048) 2008-02-19 12:41
A wonderful night shot, a perfect POV and composition. Lovely colors and reflections. Sharpened just rightly. All the elements fall right into place.
Paolo (41222) 2008-02-19 13:04
Hi David, wonderufl view of the Canal Grande, with a long depth of field, excellent quality, timing and POV.
leo61 (0) 2008-02-19 19:47
Great blue hour shot taken from an excellent POV.The image has a great depth wonderful blue tones and nice reflections.
angela926 (1884) 2008-02-19 20:39
Beautiful night shot, Excellent composition and point of view, fantastic sharpness and depth of fielde, lovely colors and reflections,the light is wonderful!
ikas (593) 2008-02-19 20:43
Very beautiful night shot. And lovely composition too
JPlumb (3159) 2008-02-20 1:29
Hi David, beautiful colour with very good exposure on this shot of yours of the early morning Grand Canal. The blue sky and the warm tones from the buildings are great. I like the perspective here with the canal narrowing down to the lit bridge at the back, and the light reflecting off the water on the right. You don't say how long the exposure was, but I see one lone streak of light on the left that must have taken a few seconds (from a boat?). Very well managed on your part, and excellent capture.
belido (19934) 2008-02-20 4:56
this is a superb work! The luminosity is really good and the effect of the light on the water pleases me a lot. Very good work!
JorgeCK (2620) 2008-02-23 6:02
Wonderful nocturne shot. Excellemt composition and POV.The light and colors are beautiful and the reflections on the water are sharp.
well done David
have a great weekend
MarianneS (15338) 2008-02-23 15:26
Great night view. The light on the right offers a very nice reflection.
I wonder what is the white line on the left? Did a boat pass there while you took this shot with a long time of exposure?