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Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti

By TrevBatWCC    
My last upload before going off to Venice, so here's a taster. Just your bog-standard shot from the Ponte dell’ Accadémia really, looking down the Grand Canal, taken when I went to Venice last year for the Carnival. The main building in the foreground is the Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti, built in 1565, and restored in the 19th century. Since 1999 it has been the seat of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti (Venetian Institute of Sciences, Letters and Arts) and frequently houses cultural events. I just hope when I go the weather's like it is here in this shot! Wink

Techie stuff – see Exif
Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Photomatix Pro and Elements 6.

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

Trev Smile

Tags: Venice Architecture Grand canal Landscape and travel Palazzo cavalli-franchetti

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Comments


Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
15 Feb 2012 2:50PM
Lovely composed image. Great colour, gives a good sense of space between the two sides of the canal. I would have thought it was narrower. Would just love to go there............Sandy

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15 Feb 2012 3:06PM
wow!!! you are off
Enjoy and take the most brill. piccies Wink
Cant wait for next weeks uploads
And make sure you dont get Lillian or Lynne into any trouble..Wink
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
15 Feb 2012 3:10PM
A very fine Venetian landscape, Trev: just that bit different to the usual by featuring the building as the main subject rather than a shot down the canal.
With all nest wishes for your forthcoming trip and hoping you get many more like this.......I look forward to seeing what you bring back.
Regards, Ronnie.
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
15 Feb 2012 3:12PM
Bog-standard shot indeed!!!!! Smile Hope you have a really good time and come back with loads of lovely photos. I am SO envious.

Sue Smile
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
15 Feb 2012 3:33PM
Enjoy your trip, you ePZ'ers, and don't get up to any mischief Wink Carol
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 3:34PM
Lovely image! Have a wonderful time in Venice, I look forward to seeing the images you take Grin
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
15 Feb 2012 3:51PM
A well coloured shot Trev.
Enjoy your trip.
And I challenge you to bring back some Venetian rust !!
Mick.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
15 Feb 2012 3:56PM
Bye y'all! Have a fab time everyone.
Chris
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 4:14PM
I also hope we have weather like this Trev, but we have snow, rain and sunshine forecast!!!
wonderful shot and the yellow reflected so well in the water,
see you Saturday, will phone later!
Lillian
15 Feb 2012 4:26PM
Excellently composed and exposed Trev......John
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 4:29PM
Wonderful image - enjoy yourselves all who are going!
Carol
RockArea 10 18 3 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 6:50PM
A wonderful 'bog standard' view, Trev, with a fine composition. Looking forward to seeing your new shots!

David
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
15 Feb 2012 7:01PM
Classic Venice, excellent capture.

Dave
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
15 Feb 2012 7:35PM
Beautiful composition and exposure Trev, also a great write up, have a great time my friend.

Regards

Trev.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 7:43PM
If this is bog-standard then the bog is of the most estimable quality!

Hope you have a wonderful time.

Regards
Bill
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
15 Feb 2012 7:51PM
A marvellous image from this wonderful bridge... enjoy Venice you lucky b****r.


Trev
15 Feb 2012 8:21PM
Wonderful scene captured and processed in your usual impressive way Trevor.
I do hope you see some light like that when you are there.
Have a good time.

David
15 Feb 2012 8:30PM
Enjoy your trip Trev. Sorry we aren't going this year.Jenni
I was on my way home when you took this lovely shot last year Trevor, will be thinking of you all, enjoy.

Ruth
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2012 9:22PM
unusual but very fine building which you show so well
Richsr 9 91 223 England
15 Feb 2012 9:32PM
Not very bog standards Trev, like the details in this.
Hope you have a good trip
Regards Richard
Suehh 9 39 6 England
16 Feb 2012 11:43AM
Have a great time! Super shot Trev.
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
17 Feb 2012 4:21PM
Do enjoy your trip Trev - looking forward to your uploads from Venice - I'm slightly envious.

Anne
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2012 7:10PM
Venice in all it's glory. I enjoyed your notes.
ken
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
18 Feb 2012 9:08PM
A beautiful Venetian scene, love the colours and comp
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
20 Feb 2012 3:52PM
Excellent vantage point for this one, what a beautiful scene - look forward to seeing you images when you return Trev!

Sarah *
21 Feb 2012 7:22AM
Absolutely spotless!
phil99 10 45 6 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 1:46PM
Thought this was your first from your holiday . Great shot .Trust you had a great time Trev....Phil
Ah yes, remember taking almost this exact same shot... Great colours and vantage point...

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