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Road to Burano

By gajewski  
We got on a boat we thought was going to make the short trip to the Island of Murano, Italy where we would buy some of their famous glass. I went into a panic when the boat was plowing full spead into open water. The English speaking passengers informed us we were on our way to Burano. We got off at the first possible stop to catch a boat back. This was shot when we were headed back and my panic had subsided. -=Walter

Tags: Water Boat Italy Burano Landscape and travel

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Comments


Spooky1 11
27 Oct 2005 1:23PM
Love the vibrancy of this piccy.

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KBan 12 499 4 England
27 Oct 2005 1:23PM
wow nice and bright
keith
m_meyboom 13 37
27 Oct 2005 1:29PM
The three colours works well with each other!
Mike
exposure Plus
13 4.6k England
27 Oct 2005 1:30PM
A beautiful colourful image lovely light detail and composition.
Pauline.
ValSaxby Plus
11 146 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2005 1:30PM
The colours look great.
Val
A_Harrison 12 260 Canada
27 Oct 2005 1:31PM
Looks good.Never see colors like this on building around here.

Allan
jpenguin 12 66
27 Oct 2005 1:40PM
hannah says i like that. Which is good praise from her.
J
hebdens 11 5
27 Oct 2005 1:52PM
fab colours,great shot.
Tracy.
cats_123 Plus
13 4.7k 27 Northern Ireland
27 Oct 2005 1:58PM
worth the trip
great colours

jeff
terry_cavner 12 332 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2005 2:30PM
Great Colours
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2005 2:34PM
Stunning colour, excellent composition!
gill
27 Oct 2005 4:29PM
Great colour. It stopped me.
Bill
ChazB 12 64 3 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2005 5:00PM
Great bright colours, love the composition with the boat!
Charlotte
tonymarq 11 1 United States
27 Oct 2005 6:01PM
Beauty Walt! Great composition and great detail! color is well captured, and lite reflections can be seen in the water!

stay well!
tonymarq
franken Plus
14 4.2k 4 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2005 2:12AM
Outstanding colour and composition!

regards
Ken
BlindMonkey 12 158
28 Oct 2005 7:37AM
Excellant shot nice one...

Ian
liparig 12 233 United States
28 Oct 2005 10:15PM
wow great colors
joe
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2005 11:10PM
A super place to visit and you've captured the colours of the place so well. Nice one Arthur
Mike
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2005 11:10PM
A super place to visit and you've captured the colours of the place so well. Nice one Walter (sorry got your name wrong then pressed "add twice" !!
Mike
sugar jones 12 185
3 Nov 2005 10:14PM
Now this is piicture postcard perfect what great colours!!!
SugarJ*
Marian 11 62 England
7 Nov 2005 10:08PM
You have captured some vibrant colours in this image, the orange and yellow houses against the blue boat work very well. Nice one.
Marian
Bluke 12 303 1 United Kingdom
8 Nov 2005 12:15AM
lovely postcard effect... have a RC on me ....
babs
tartanlady 13 58 Scotland
12 Dec 2005 12:36AM
Doug and I spent quite a lot of time here a couple of years ago, the colourful houses of Burano make superb compositions. You have captured the vivid colour well in this shot with the hint of reflections on the canal.
Louise
KenTaylor Plus
12 3.0k 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2006 12:31PM
A true colour shot.
Ken
KenTaylor Plus
12 3.0k 2 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2006 2:37AM
Just a reply to my shot Carnasserie Castle.

The shot was on B&W film. The rest was in Photoshop with gradation fill with another tool that is now forgotten. It has been stated as overdone whatever that means!
Just experimenting without which we would all stand still.

Back to this shot where I have read and discussed with others that high saturated colours easily obtained with digital often offends with shots that do not merit it. This of course does and shouts it with no pretence.
Ken
jkennedy 11 4 1 Indonesia
6 Apr 2006 7:16PM
Great vibrant shot Walter with a definite WOW factor. While the colours of the buildings are super it is the contrasting blue boat, for me, that adds the punch to this shot making it a winner. Congrats on the RC award. Cheers, Joe
10 Apr 2006 10:43AM
absolutely lovely colors. very vibrant and cheerful.
annefromleo 11 11 1 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2006 10:13PM
This is a wonderfully vibrant image Walter, reminds me of an artisna sector in Buenos Aires, a spectacular sight.
I Love the uniformity also of this image, well done
Anne
Jaye 11 3
15 Apr 2006 4:10AM
Fabulous shot Walter the colours are so vibrant glad you were able to get back safely...Judith
Gary333 11 1
7 Jun 2006 12:33PM
This is a WOW shot. Static, simple and lovely done. In this shot the bold color are an important element as much as the simple shapes giving it a lot of good balance. Beautiful subtle hues in the water for a nice ripple effect.

Gary
ronss 11 1.2k Canada
11 Jul 2006 5:17AM
Good thing you made the mistake. You got a fantastic shot out of it. Super colours. click.

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