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An Italian Vignette

This past Friday Why Go Italy travel site published a guest post / photo tour I did for them on the Jewish Ghetto in Venice. You can see the photo tour here. I was very excited to partner with Why Go Italy on this because I used their site extensively in planning my trip to Italy this past summer. Everything from sample itineraries, off-the-beaten track recommendations and general advice on buying tickets to museums online. I found the site indispensable to planning my trip.

I thought it only appropriate to post an Italy shot today. This was taken in Florence. I was walking back to my hotel from the Pitti Palace and turned onto a small side street when I came upon this vignette. As I mentioned in a previous post I just love bicycles leaning against interesting walls or buildings, especially in Europe. You can see that post here.

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32 responses

  1. What beautiful light and tones here! Great scene – well done!

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    November 7, 2011 at 7:37 am

  2. Again, a wonderful picture!

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    November 7, 2011 at 8:25 am

  3. What a great scene. So many wonderful little details.

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    November 7, 2011 at 8:30 am

  4. Wow, this is a lovely scene, Edith. That soft light and color tones really add a nice mood to the scene. I like that old bicycle too. 🙂

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    November 7, 2011 at 10:16 am

  5. That’s beautiful – I’m loving how the shop window seems to glow.

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    November 7, 2011 at 10:26 am

  6. Rick

    I really like your style on this photo. So warm and inviting!

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    November 7, 2011 at 10:52 am

  7. Wonderfully charming shot ya got here.

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    November 7, 2011 at 11:20 am

  8. Beautifully composed and I love the warm colours. Your Italy photos are excellent Edith.

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    November 7, 2011 at 12:49 pm

  9. Another of your images that has this wonderful warmth to the light and the processing. It’s amazing what you can find being inquisitive with your eyes open. Well seen. One minor detail, but it adds quite a lot – the shadow top left, like a pointing finger saying ‘look here’ Well worth the look!

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    November 7, 2011 at 1:48 pm

  10. The photo tour shots are wonderful. I especially liked the last one “leaving the ghetto”. The B&W walls with the color through the doorway was very powerful.

    This shot reminds me of small town like in many parts of Europe. You have captured and processed this very well. The warm light and very slight glow are perfect.

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    November 7, 2011 at 2:14 pm

  11. Without any doubt, Edith, this is one of my favorite pictures I have seen from your studio! FABULOUS details here, crisp and sharp… and the tones are exquisite, to say the very least! Top drawer, my friend!!!

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    November 7, 2011 at 6:47 pm

  12. Classic shot Edith, love the beautiful warm tones!

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    November 7, 2011 at 9:20 pm

  13. I love this Edith. What a inspiring idea. I’m going to have to try this sometime.

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    November 7, 2011 at 10:53 pm

  14. Nice Edith, that sign really stands out! Congrats on the guest post, that is always an awesome accomplishment!

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    November 8, 2011 at 1:17 am

  15. Edith, One of my favorites of yours!

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    November 8, 2011 at 12:13 pm

  16. This is fabulous Edith. The tourist association should be using this one. Great light, composition and processing.

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    November 8, 2011 at 1:30 pm

  17. wonderful shot Edith!!

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    November 8, 2011 at 3:31 pm

  18. Rob

    Stunning image, love this one! Really like the bicycle and basket in the foreground, it makes the image. Bravo!

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    November 11, 2011 at 11:15 am

  19. Rob

    Oh, and congratulations with your article on Why Go Italy!

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    November 11, 2011 at 11:24 am

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  21. Beautiful one again… How I loved this one, Thank you dear Edith Levy, you are so nice photographer. With my love, nia

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    November 27, 2011 at 7:27 am

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  23. Just amazing shot!…i hope ill get this good one day!

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    August 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm

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