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Thought I’d resist the obvious title, and use the original song title! Back on the main island of Venice, travelling on a vaporetto down the Grand Canal, this was grab shot hanging out over the side and looking back towards the Ponte Rialto. Just a pity the gondolier wasn’t wearing the traditional stripy shirt…
Hope you’re all having a great weekend Smile

1/160 sec, F11, 28mm, ISO 100
Looks a little better seen large + F11 if you have the time.

Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Elements 6, with some assistance from Topaz Adjust.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.
Trev Smile

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Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:O sole mio…
Username:TrevBatWCC TrevBatWCC
Uploaded:14 Nov 2010 - 2:21 PM
Tags:Gondola, Gondolier, Grand canal, Landscape / travel, Ponte rialto, Transport, Venice
Votes:51

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 2:39 PM

Favoloso, Trev! What a super image, wonderful composition, great colours, and beautifully presented. Carol

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 2:43 PM

Absolutely agree with Carol - lovely colourful scene Trev, cheered me up on this gloomy afternoon!

Sarah *

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 2:53 PM

i'll have a cornetto Smile like the comp and colours of the buildings.lesley

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Mynett
Mynett  5137 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 3:03 PM

now I am singing that dreaded song...... thanks Smile

but on a serious note this is a glorious image and I think you could even try painting the shirt to get the ultimate look....

lovely work and processing

Linda

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cairntable
14 Nov 2010 - 3:11 PM

beautiful image well captured Trevor, brings back happy memories.
John.

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achieverswales
14 Nov 2010 - 3:23 PM

Colours stand out, great capture Trev! You seem to spend alot of time on ships!

Regards

Trev.

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BettyFlashlight

wonderful Trev absolutely wonderful

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
14 Nov 2010 - 3:50 PM

[i]Present them all in a book! TRev > Superb

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phil99
phil99 e2 Member 743 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 4:01 PM

Superbly colourful shot . Quintessential Venice shot for me Trev.....Phil

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 11Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 4:08 PM

Justa one Ice Creama.

Rock

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 4:09 PM

If it was printed on canvas it would look like a painting

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Imagephotographics

Wonderful shot Trev - this is one of my fav's from your holls !

Chris

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TONKSPHOTO e2 Member 3TONKSPHOTO vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 4:10 PM

Good presentation and pin sharp image..JT

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 4:17 PM

I love this one Trev and your presentation of it. One of my favourites .xx

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gingerdelight
14 Nov 2010 - 4:25 PM

A wonderful, detailed, colourful image Trev.
Carol

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 4:29 PM

Seriously lovely work Trevor - Wonderful detail in a very sharp image and wonderful processing work too.

Sue PS I'll have vanilla please!

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Sue_R
Sue_R e2 Member 8Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 5:47 PM

It all looks just wonderful. Hope you were wearing a life jacket while hanging out over the side to get this Smile

Sue Smile

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 5:56 PM

lovely comp' and picture card colours Trev' well done.

John Smile

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finepetportraits

Looks like a painting! Great! Smile

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Diana
Diana  72011 forum posts Netherlands19 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 7:14 PM

yes it look so much like a painting

lovely Trev

Diana

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pluckyfilly
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14 Nov 2010 - 8:05 PM

superb image, great presentation and composition

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 8:30 PM

A beautifully composed and classic Venetian landscape, exactly what comes to mind when I think of Venice. Excellent shot, Trev.
Ronnie.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Nov 2010 - 10:25 PM

So well shot this Trev, and it is first time that have seen the Rialto without a 'banner' on it, makes a completly different shot..will you be singing this at the Carnival? great shot
Lillian

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barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2010 - 8:03 AM

Thanks for putting that song into my head for the day !!!
lovely shot .. these really have been good .. lovely processing

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SashaB
SashaB  4 Northern Ireland
15 Nov 2010 - 1:44 PM

You got the boat in the perfect spot - makes for a wonderful shot.
Frances

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stephenscott
15 Nov 2010 - 6:30 PM

Great shot trevor,nice composition and colours,well processed..

Steve..

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LeighRebecca
15 Nov 2010 - 6:47 PM

Wow, bet you wish you were back there now... Wouldn't mind it myself.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2010 - 9:24 PM

A classical shot of Venice - when I saw it, my first thought was...
O sole mio... then I saw the title... Smile
Great one again Trev!
Johanna

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LynneJoyce
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16 Nov 2010 - 9:17 AM

Lovely memory beautifully captured. I'd love to see this given a painted effect. In fact I tried it and it was great.

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2010 - 1:32 PM

superb image again trev,great colour again.ray

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Richsr
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17 Nov 2010 - 6:32 PM

Good comp and details Trevor.
Regards Richard

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