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January 2, 2004

Venice, Italy

The most unbeleivable and amazing city. Ever.
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Segnoqua Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love, love, love the back alleys of Venice. Only always wish I could spend more time just wandering through the back alleys and canals. I love, love, love.... okay :)
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CYNDERnSPYRO Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Italy is awesome
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YouzdNAbyouzd Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2009
Amazing. Simply beautiful.
I'm speechless.
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TheMadScribbler Featured By Owner May 26, 2008
I agree with you. I spent most of my time in Venice wondering if I had wandered into someone's dream. There are stories in sci fi and fantasy of cities in the sky, and woven through history are tales of a land that sunk below the waves.

It never quite seemed real to me that I walked through streets built upon the ocean, and that the idea of Atlantis, falling into the sea, is captured in Venice.
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cruelgizmo Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful picture!!!!
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Night-Fairy Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2008
featured here [link]
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funygirl38 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Love the way you captured the view down the canal. It's such a gorgeous city, it's one of my dream vacations if I ever had the chance. The detail here is delightful, especially the faces on the bridge and the muted colors.
Excellent job!
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ladyofthemyst Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE Venice
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PanthiasNightGarden Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2007
Venice must be a dream :)
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KirlianCamera Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2007  Professional Photographer
very nice composition!! :clap: too bad the quality of the picture isn't that good!!
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usernameherewow Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2007
I've always wanted to go there.
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feverwreck Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2007
Wonderful! I agree with you, Venice is a beautiful city!

--feverwreck
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kayx3 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2006   Photographer
:] i like
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xMEGALOPOLISx Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2006  Professional Photographer
:+fav:
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NiraGonzalez Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2006  Professional Photographer
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OibyrdsDDs Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2006
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skinnyfeet Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2006
Oh man, did you go inside the Doge's Palace? The painted ballroom is absolutely and completely awe-striking! It's amazing how you caught the lighton the water and the staining on the sides of the palace.
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punkie078 Featured By Owner May 22, 2006  Professional Photographer
i love the contast and colours in this. the textures are also beautiful. amazing job. I like it a lot.
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Cyanide-Requiem Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2006
"The most unbeleivable and amazing city. Ever."

i agree, its beautiful.
Your photograph captures that.
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sun-soaked-moon Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2006
great colors almost sepia-like
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multix Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
being an extreme estimator of Venice and since I go to "photographic pilgrimage" regularly, I can't say this picture is really good. I think the colors are too "digital" and saturated, while I know perfectly well that Venice with that kind of weather has very soft and pastel colors that I think should always be preserved.

The title itself makes me think too..... since that bridge is called "Ponte dei sospiri". It is the only covered bridge in Venice: the building at right were the Prisons. Thus once the criminal was judged and convicted at left, he was escorted over that bridge to his destination and he gave "the last sigh" on the bridge.
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Traceability Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2006
I love Venice! The contrast of the colour is perfect, and the composition is fantastic.
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ashleybaby Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2006
lovely picture ! i agree=) it's a wonderful place
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kitchenbabe Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2006
This is beautiful...I had the pleasure of seeing Venice last spring and got to see the Bridge of Sighs on a gondola tour (my pics didn't turn out this nice, it was an old camera...)
I like the shot just as it is...one thing I noticed about Venice....You can look at the same scene several times and always see something somehting new. You get the sense with that "blank space" that you're peeking around the corner into a bustling area. The levels of perspective give it so much dimension.

Great work!
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daveainley Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2006
awesome colors and shadows.

=daveainley :spidey:
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cansrox Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2006
maybe you'd like to join *archiffect?
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Esitom Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2006
This is a beautiful picture, it looks wonderful. I really like how the walls are by the river, it just looks purely amazing... very nice picture
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AngelicLawyer Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2006
Venice does have a singular atmosphere, and you captured it artfully! The light is just gorgeous, exactly like it is everywhere you go in Venice.
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quirkysmirks Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2006
Beautiful photo! Love the red building as the focal point and the perspective. =)
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littleemptyboat Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2006
so sharp, brightm neat and crip. very sppealing to the eye .. i lonng to be here !

:)
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Moownique Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2006  Professional Artisan Crafter
Like it... I almost have the same shot in my gallery! ;) in colour! :D Venice is AWESOME
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ghengiskhan Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2006
Wow, I'm going to put this as my wall on my PDA. It's perfect. That most have been I awesome day when you shot the pic ;)
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carlo83 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2006
i consider myself very lucky to have chance to study in this amazing city!
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florapudelkova Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
and this photo reminds of waterpainting. I like the colours, like on old postcards. and the idea of composition with the virtual framing in the foreground is great too :)
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Thriftstore-Betrayal Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2005
its amazing. i heart venice, were you on a gondala for this shot?
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arcanus-silva Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
I love how they're so many levels to this photo: the sculpture on the bridge, the bridge and buildings in the background, the boats, etc. It's very interesting. You don't notice it all at first glance. Very beautiful.
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kyo83 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2005
I love many of your pictures here. This pic reminds me of the Platstation game Tomb Raider II. Nice work. =)
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Zoroastro Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
wonderful shot!! i love venice too!!*.* i took some photos of it to..
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demonicmonkies Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2005
amazing.
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ArielDark Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2005
wow... an amazing shot, i think is the bridge of sighs, but you took a very special angle, congrats
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Nutsh3ll Featured By Owner May 28, 2005   Photographer
I have a shot of the same bridge in b/W [link]
This is called "Ponte dei sospiri", in english: Bridge of sighs.
Venice is one of the most beautiful city in the world
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emogirlswish Featured By Owner May 28, 2005
its beautiful. nice perspective :)
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mami-janin Featured By Owner May 14, 2005
well indeed its my favorite city as well! :love: :+fav:
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sacredblood Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2005
Absolutely beautiful
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platinas Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2005
Beautiful place! Good work :D
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Blue-Pearl Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
its like a painting
its so sharp & defined
very beautiful shot
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saciii Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2005  Professional Photographer
looks wonderful, I've been to Venice once when I was 6 but I don't remember much...
You've really captured the charm of the place here :)
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Dyer-Consequences Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2005
The bottom left side, is to empty.
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:iconhesitation:
hesitation Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
You think the whole frame should be filled with detail?
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Dyer-Consequences Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2005
no, just needs like more of a focal point, it's leading you no where.
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