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Ferrovia

By TrevBatWCC    
Two evening shots taken from the Ponte degli Scalzi looking towards the top end of the Grand Canal, and the Piazzale Roma where the bus station is located. In V1 the Stazione Santa Lucia (railway station) can be seen on the right hand edge. Ferrovia is one of the main stops on the Grand Canal for the vaporetto (waterbus), and these can been seen here alongside the waiting areas, which are like large floating bus shelters. V1 was taken around 8:30 p.m. and V2 about 10 minutes later, with the camera on my Gorillapod resting on the parapet of the bridge, using the self-timer to avoid any camera shake.

V1: 1/2 sec, F8, 24mm, ISO 100
V2: 1 sec, F8, 48mm, ISO 100
+ Gorillapod!
Looks a little better seen large if you have the time.

Single Raw images 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

Tags: Boats Venice Evening Grand canal Landscape and travel Vaporetto Night and low light Ferrovia Stazione santa lucia

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Comments


Beautiful shot Trev - great processing !
Chris

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9 Oct 2010 10:22AM
great lighting , both lovely shots
mrswoolybill Plus
9 835 1367 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 10:24AM
V1 - everything still apart from that little boat moving through - love that feeling.
Moira
Beautiful shot Trev
kaz
well taken-full of atmosphere
9 Oct 2010 11:14AM
Like them both Trev but v2 for the composition!

Regards

Trev.
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 11:19AM
I like the movement in both - a little touch of surreality even though both are perfectly natural!
Regards
Bill
excellent images trev,love the colours.ray
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
9 Oct 2010 11:57AM
Two super shots, Trev. Both are excellent but if I was to choose a winner it would be V 2 b/o the quality of the light and colours, but it's a close run thing.
Ronnie.
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
9 Oct 2010 12:17PM
2 beautiful images
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 12:55PM
The lights and reflections in V2 are very attractive.
baclark Plus
6 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 2:50PM
Lovely evening shots Trev, gorgeous light captured here. Especially enjoy the colours reflected.
Barbara
9 Oct 2010 3:10PM
Two beautiful night shots Trev. Excellent work.........Sandy
Great capture!
Sue_R Plus
10 11 6 Scotland
9 Oct 2010 6:01PM
Another pair of great shots from your trip to Venice, Trev. You certainly come back with some good shots whenever you go away Smile

Sue Smile
9 Oct 2010 6:58PM
V2 on TOP for me. A Great serie +++++
cor
cassiecat Plus
7 39 46 England
9 Oct 2010 7:06PM
v2 for me for the darker atmosphere and the lights with their reflections.lesley
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 8:08PM

Quote:The lights and reflections in V2 are very attractive.


so much to look at and a beautifully taken picture I am going with V2 for the lights but I like both shots, delightful viewing
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
9 Oct 2010 8:42PM
Glorious images, Trev. Carol
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
9 Oct 2010 9:03PM
Two good shots V2 for us.
Mynett Plus
7 142 6 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2010 9:47PM
superb work well processed indeed

Linda
Suehh Plus
9 39 6 England
9 Oct 2010 10:28PM
Gorgeous images Trevor - both of them.

Sue
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
10 Oct 2010 3:38PM
I like both of these very much Trev, lovely low light!

Sarah *
RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2010 3:59PM
Great shots, Trev. I like the way V1 shows the busy nature of the canals that doesn't always come over in the tourist shots.

David
phil99 Plus
9 45 6 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2010 5:38PM
Beautiful night scenes that you have done remarkably well to capture so well . Ver 2 for me again tonight Trevor....Phil
Splendid shots, subtle low light colours.
I do prefer V1, it just seems to come alive.

Regards
David
lovely shots like them both brilliant
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
14 Oct 2010 8:11AM
Two fine captures Trevor just the right time to shoot a evening scene.
Regards Richard

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