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Piazza del Plebiscito

By Morgs  
Undeniably the best piazza in Naples with the San Francesco di Paola church. But, it's dirty and could do with a real good clean up, as could the rest of the city. But, it's great for photography...........

Thanks for your support on my last image!!

David

Tags: General Architecture Piazza Naples Landscape and travel Piazza del plebiscito San Francesco di Paola

Voters: sherring, pmorgan, BillyGoatGruff and 115 more

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Comments


BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
26 Oct 2011 9:15AM
Fantastic image, Dave!

I just love powerful compositions! Grin

Would probably also look really good as a mono....Wink

Bill

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Techno Plus
8 1.8k 8 England
26 Oct 2011 9:17AM
I endorse BGG comments, excellent work.
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
26 Oct 2011 9:38AM
You're right Bill! Mono being worked!!!
sawsengee Plus
10 5 11 Malaysia
26 Oct 2011 11:02AM
beautiful wide angle viewpoint.....lovely lines & compositionSmile
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
26 Oct 2011 11:24AM
A very grand structure. Well photographed.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
26 Oct 2011 11:27AM
Do you mean piazza or pizza!! GrinGrinGrin.

Great pov and a wonderful perspective. The colour of the sky balances perfectly with the flagstones. Lovely image.

Dave
LesF 9 182 9
26 Oct 2011 11:46AM
Dave, simply a superb image, love it and Bill hit the nail on the head, this would so work well also as a mono.


LesF
26 Oct 2011 2:29PM
A superb capture, wonderful blue tones. The people look so tiny in this massive area. Great image...........Sandy
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
26 Oct 2011 4:29PM
i love the comp with that lead in. like the way the colour in the sky compliments the paving. interested to see the mono version.lesley
edrhodes 11 546 12 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 4:32PM
Great shot David, have to say I missed that comp while I was there. Well worthy of the badge Wink

Ed..
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
26 Oct 2011 4:37PM
Just received an email telling me of the EC!!! Thanks very much Pete. That's made my day. Thanks to everyone with their comments and clicks.

Dave
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
26 Oct 2011 5:05PM
Excellent image,good lead and toning.Congrats on the award David.
Tom.
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
26 Oct 2011 5:32PM
Congrat's Dave, your EC is well deserved - beautiful capture of the Piazza and beautifully processed too!

Sarah*
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 6:27PM
great composition and choice of toning. Well deserved EC.
regards
Yung
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
26 Oct 2011 6:38PM
Thanks for the comments. Re toning, actually there isn't any guys. This is out of the camera and levels selectively altered to balance the exposure and curves used to darken the sky. A bit of sharpening and that was it.

Dave
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
26 Oct 2011 6:38PM
Like the low pov and the good sweep and details too.
Good blue tones too Dave.
Congrats on the EC well deserved
Regards Richard
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
26 Oct 2011 8:24PM
Excellent shot Dave...powerful lines n curves. Congrats on the EC, well deserved.
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
26 Oct 2011 8:30PM
congrats on the EC and fingers crossed for POTW.lesley
Yogendra 12 22 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2011 8:34PM
Excellent shot, Superb.
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
26 Oct 2011 10:14PM
Thanks so much Yogendra for your UA. That means a lot.

Dave
Platchet 9 5 8 Wales
26 Oct 2011 11:11PM
Composition and colour..........BANG....EC Smile
Excellent again Dave.
Gazza
woodrow 9 153 Scotland
27 Oct 2011 11:04AM
in your face lead in - like it

nice tones and great architecture

gets my vote

P
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
27 Oct 2011 11:51AM
Thanks so much Woodrow for your UA. That means a lot.

Dave
Phil_Morgan 10 182 1 Wales
27 Oct 2011 12:34PM
Congrats Dave Smile
27 Oct 2011 7:43PM
Outstanding image, Dave. Great comp and toning.
Alun
27 Oct 2011 11:33PM
Congrats on your EC Dave, love shot,POV,comp and processing
Tony
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
31 Oct 2011 8:43AM
Thanks so much Sezz for your UA. That means a lot.

Dave
edrhodes 11 546 12 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 9:53AM
Congrats Dave well worth POTW.

Ed.
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 10:04AM
well done
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
31 Oct 2011 10:20AM
Well done on the POTW, Dave! Smile
Platchet 9 5 8 Wales
31 Oct 2011 10:30AM
Congratulations on POTW Dave.
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
31 Oct 2011 10:42AM
Wow, thanks so very, very much Pete for the POTW!!! I never imagined that it would get this recognition!!!! I'm over the moon. Thanks guys for your congratulations too!!!!!!!!!!
Alan_Coles 10 177 11 Wales
31 Oct 2011 10:58AM
Congratulations my friend...I loved the image as soon as I saw it and it had all the qualitiies for a special one...well deserved.
LesF 9 182 9
31 Oct 2011 12:21PM
Congrats Dave with POTW


LesF
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
31 Oct 2011 12:31PM
Cheers Alan and Les!!
31 Oct 2011 4:46PM
Great stuff and congratulations
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
31 Oct 2011 6:13PM
Many congrat's Dave Smile

S*
31 Oct 2011 6:54PM
wonderful perspective and colours
Emu72 7 7 1 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2011 7:15PM
Great work mate! Tongue

Rgds
Tim
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
31 Oct 2011 8:42PM
Nice one mate, congrats Smile
wyatturp 11 2 England
31 Oct 2011 9:46PM
Super picture well done
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
31 Oct 2011 11:01PM
Just dropped in to give you a gold star and found all the others!! Wink
Congrats, Dave! Grin
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
1 Nov 2011 8:08PM
congrats on all the well deserved awards, especially POTW. enjoy seeing the canvas hanging on your wall Smile lesley
marc484ie 9 31 1 Ireland
2 Nov 2011 7:23AM
Great image. Well deserved award! I really like the blue cast although mono would look good The blus cast gives it atmosphere
mBug 7 Viet Nam
2 Nov 2011 7:24AM
Great shoot !!!
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
2 Nov 2011 5:52PM
Superb image - no wonder it's the photo of the week, every inch a winner! Many congratulations Smile
Theresa
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
2 Nov 2011 6:17PM
Thanks everyone for the latest comments!!!!
ChrisV Plus
9 1.3k 26 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2011 10:34AM
I've only ever passed through Naples [it doesn't have a great reputation], so I was surprised to see such a cracker of a shot - on a gloomy day at that. Superb composition and tones too - I expect it would look good in mono, but I can't help feel it would lose some of the atmosphere the blue tones are giving this.

Congratulations on POTW - well deserved.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
3 Nov 2011 4:01PM
Terrific. Congrats on all your awards.
Ron
terry- 7
4 Nov 2011 8:42AM
Wow.....Many congratulations Dave, this is a terrific shot and worthy of all the pludits
martinl 13 265 2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2011 4:53PM
superb work Dave, and well worth all the accolades.
Smile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 9:42PM
congrats on all your well deserved awards Dave. Here is one more to add to your impressive collection of awards.

Have a good weekend
Yung
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2011 9:45PM
Sorry Dave, but for some reason my UA icon had disappeared and I can't give it to you.

regards
Yung
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
5 Nov 2011 10:12PM
Hi Yung,

Thanks for the thought and comment! ! It's appreciated mate!

Dave
tepot 12 4.4k United Kingdom
7 Nov 2011 1:04AM
WOW....what a stunning image, what camera/lens combo did you use for this?

Terry.
Morgs 8 20 62 Wales
7 Nov 2011 8:46AM
Hi Terry,

I use a Nikon D 300s and I used my trusty sigma 10-20mm lens. Shot at F11.

Regards,

David
22 Dec 2011 9:10PM
This is brilliant.
Jonny5874 7 14 5 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2012 9:11PM
Absolutely amazing!

Jon

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