Italy

Farm House from the Movie, Gladiator, Tuscany, Italy 2012

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This scene is south of the Italian Hill Town of Pienza in the Orcia Valley.

Canon 5D MKII  24-105 mm Zoom Lens set at 32 mm  1/100 sec at f7.1  ISO 100  No Filter

Copse of Trees on the Road to Rome 2012

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This famous scene is much photographed.  I wanted to make a personal statement and along came the farmer with his noisy, orange tractor; perfect.

Canon 5D MKII  24-105 mm Zoom Lens at 73 mm 1/100 sec at f5.0 ISO 100  Light setting on Polarizing Filter.

Young Girl on Steps, Venice, Italy

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Forlorn little girl seen near St.Mark’s Square in Venice, Italy 2012

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP DSLR, 105mm on EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Zoom Lens, Exposure 1/125 at f4.5 ISO 100 no filter 2012

Afternoon Row, Pisa

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On an afternoon walk in Pisa, Evette spotted this team of rowers apparently practicing for some sort of an event.

Sony Alpha NEX-7 24.3MP Mirrorless Digital Camera, E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS  Zoom Lens, Exposure 1/1600 at f10 ISO 800 no filter 2012

Blue Light at the Tower

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While Evette and I made several “post card” views, we also tried other framings during the Blue Light period in the hour after sunset.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1MP DSLR, 40mm on EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Zoom Lens, Exposure 1.3 seconds at f4.0 ISO 100 no filter 2012