Biking in Florence

© Patti Coblentz

Biking in Florence

Uploaded: March 19, 2011


Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Dr Silly level-classic March 19, 2011

Wonderful capture and I love the Title. :O) #1362025

Patti Coblentz March 19, 2011

Thanks very much, Doc! I love YOUR entry today :)) #9298821

Katarina Mansson March 19, 2011

Lovely capture and presentation Patti! #9298827

Brett Dolsen March 19, 2011

Great POV,Colour and treatment Patricia!!Well Done!! #9298828

Michelle Alton March 19, 2011

Wonderful! Back at home I am constantly amazed by the huge number of parked bicycles in Urban America! #9298858

Sarah A. Christian March 19, 2011

It is an excellent image Patti, and very well done! #9298873

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 19, 2011

Outstanding composiiton, tones and title!! Jeff #9298892

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 19, 2011

Love this, Patti. Excellent comp. tones and title. #9298904

Jack Gaskin March 19, 2011

GREAT WORK a very BUSY Capture w/wonderful detail and colors.. The cost of driving is getting frightening.

Happy Peddling

Joy Rector March 19, 2011

great shot #9298990

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 19, 2011

I like the darker tones of this, mixed with the slight "glow" the bikes seem to have. Nice work! #9299029

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 19, 2011

Yes, a 'green' theme for sure! Beautifully captured and lovely treatment, Patti! #9299067

Monnie Ryan March 19, 2011

I'm about to resort to this mode of transportation given the price of gasoline now, Patti! Terrific capture! #9299103

Karen Celella level-deluxe March 19, 2011

Wonderful treatment to bring out the rich tones and colors, Patti. #9299137

Patti Coblentz March 19, 2011

Good morning and thanks, everyone! Hope you are off to a good start of the weekend :)

Ha, Monnie...I love bike riding...except in the mountains...these are steep inclines! #9299139

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 19, 2011

I was going to post a bike tomorrow
Having second thoughts Now!

This is sensational Patti
The comp is wonderful
Love how the eye is drawn to the blue bike and red marker

Fabulous work! #9299187

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 19, 2011

Wonderful the treatment! #9299231

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 19, 2011

Great soft treatment, Patricia. Nice MT entry. #9299254

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 19, 2011

Hi Patricia,Your work will always be my favorites.Beautiful capture my friend.Wonderful color and treatment.LOL!The price of gas hurting us out here in the west!!!!!! #9299313

Michele Peterson level-classic March 19, 2011

Love the effects on this! Great image with all of the bicycles and details! #9299405

Lorna Shutter March 19, 2011

Wow! Love the treatment you've applied here, Patti Cake! The colours and tones are amazing! Fabulous lighting and comp in this beautiful European capture! A perfect MT entry, my friend! Hope you're keeping well! :) #9299416

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 19, 2011

Great for the MT, Patti! Beautiful treatment on this outstadning image! So well done! #9299487

Steve M. Harrington March 19, 2011

Wonderful editing, Patti! Your control of the soft blur captures a nostalgic emotion so nicely.
Steve #9299489

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe March 19, 2011

Excellent, Patti! I love the color tones! #9299704

Marijana Fajgl level-classic March 19, 2011

Wonderful street scene, Patricia! Fantastic composition and treatment and it is perfect for the monthly theme! #9299764

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 19, 2011

Great treatment on this beautiful capture Patti! #9299815

Jean E. Hildebrant March 19, 2011

Very cool! Love it! If this is trial and error I can't wait to see what you come up with when you have it all down! ;-) #9299851

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 19, 2011

Superb clarity, tones, textures, lighting, perspective & MT entry here! WTG, Patti! #9299914

Daniella Puente March 19, 2011

Very well seen and captured Patti, love the textures and scene! #9299924

Patti Coblentz March 19, 2011

Thanks very much for all of your nice comments...I really appreciate them :)

(part of my commitment to do all (well most) of my entries this month using the Nik midnight filter) #9299972

Dick W. Wyatt March 20, 2011

Outstanding color and treatment Patricia.
Very well done. #9300234

Patti Coblentz March 20, 2011

Thanks, Dick! #9300323

Thomas E. Hinds March 20, 2011

Beautiful street scene with bikes! Great depth and color! Wonderful capture, Patti! #9300859

Patti Coblentz March 20, 2011

Thank you, Tom :) #9300873

Karen Slagle March 20, 2011

Fantastic title and image, Patricia. We should all be doing more of this... #9301498

Patti Coblentz March 20, 2011

Thanks, Karen, and I agree! #9301514

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 21, 2011

Looks like bike sales are UP, Patti!! Fantastic pov and color!!! #9307200

Patti Coblentz March 21, 2011

Cheaper and healthier...and a green thing, to boot :)
Thanks, Ellen! #9307228

Terry Cervi level-classic March 21, 2011

Exceptional work, Patti! Awesome detail and color! #9307454

Patti Coblentz March 22, 2011

Thank you, Terry! #9308559

Carmody Baker March 22, 2011

Patti I have been strolling through your site. Beautiful captures!! I love the NIK Midnight treatment. #9309399

Patti Coblentz March 23, 2011

Thank you, Carmody! #9311924

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 23, 2011

Very, VERY nice! Colors, details and tones are wonderful!!! #9312389

Rona L. Schwarz March 24, 2011

Another favorite, Patti! Excellent composition, with outstanding detail and clarity and terrific processing. A great monthly theme entry, too! #9315744

Renata Gusciora March 27, 2011

Great capture,Patti!Fantastic composition and lighting! #9319907

Bill Houghton March 28, 2011

Patricia, this is a beautiful capture. You did a great job in getting this shot. Thanks for your comments. Have a great week, Bill #9321677

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 29, 2011

Great for the MT and excellent photojournalistic capture Patti #9324322

Patti Coblentz March 29, 2011

Thanks very much Allen, Rona, Renata, Bill, and Emile! #9324339

Tammy Espino September 25, 2011

Congrats on your awesome finalist!! :) #9691247

Thomas E. Hinds September 25, 2011

Beautiful Finalist, Patti! Congratulations! #9691724

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 25, 2011

A big congratulations,Patricia.WTG My friend!!! #9691781

Gord MacEachern September 25, 2011

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, good luck next round Patti! #9691805

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 25, 2011

Excellent image and processing, Patti! Congrats on your finalist! #9691970

Karen Slagle September 25, 2011

Huge congrats on your awesome finalist, Patricia. Best of luck next round. #9692070

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 25, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Patti. #9692304

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 25, 2011

Congratulations on this outstanding image making it to the finalist round Patti. Good luck! #9692483

Jeffrey R. Bange September 25, 2011

Congratulations Patti on this well deserved finalist entry and best of luck in the next round. #9692491

Wm Nosal September 25, 2011

Wonderful Shot, Patricia!
Congratulations! #9692592

Datha Y. Thompson September 25, 2011

Congratulations Patti!! WTG :) #9692808

Freddy Bland September 25, 2011

An awesome capture, Patricia!! Many congratulations on this terrific Finalist!! #9692848

Lorna Shutter September 25, 2011

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this fabulous image, Patti Cake!!!!! Best of luck in the next round, my friend!!! :)
Photobucket #9692887

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 25, 2011

Huge congrats on this fab finalist, Patti!! Very best luck!!1 #9693044

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic September 25, 2011

A wonderful capture of this sight in Florence Patricia. Excellent photography and a very well deserved recognition. Congratulations! #9693180

Steve M. Harrington September 25, 2011

An evocative finalist, Patti! Congratulations!
Steve #9693269

Rona L. Schwarz September 25, 2011

Love this one, Patti! Outstanding composition and your treatment is superb - the bikes do seem to glow and they almost seem 3-dimensional against the more muted textured background. Big Congrats on this Finalist and good luck in the next round! #9693337

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 26, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Patricia. #9693667

Nadia Paul September 26, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Patti! #9693905

Brett Dolsen September 26, 2011

Gorgeous finalist and congratulations Patricia! #9694046

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2011

congratulations for your fantastic finalist Patti!!! #9694090

Stephen Zacker September 26, 2011

Like all those colors. Congratulations #9694264

Danny B. Head level-deluxe September 26, 2011

Beautifully processed and I love the subject! Congrats! #9694967

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic September 26, 2011

A beautiful image and finalist,Patti! Congratulations!!

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 26, 2011

Wish I had your grand and close relationship with the Nik Midnight Filter! :) This is wonderful, Patti - the charming very Old World scene, as well as, the marvelous processing you and Mr. Midnight accomplished! :) Congratulations on a superb Finalist! #9695308

Carol Flisak level-addict September 26, 2011

Beautiful image, Patti... love the composition and treatment. Congrats on your finalist! #9695436

Julie Burnett September 26, 2011

This is so striking, Patti, the composition, textures and treatment are superb! Congratulations, and the best of luck!! #9695950

Marijana Fajgl level-classic September 26, 2011

amazing finalist, Patricia! Huge congratulations! #9696393

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 26, 2011

Congratulations on this super
finalist Pat!

jo ann c. #9696420

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 26, 2011

Congratulations & good luck, Patti! WTG! #9696613

Amy M. Wilson September 26, 2011

Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT Finalist, Patti!!! #9696880

Patti Coblentz September 26, 2011

Thank you so much for your kind comments! #9696898

Susan Fox September 26, 2011

Congratulations! #9696948

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 26, 2011

Glad this went in again; congratulations! #9697420

Patti Coblentz September 26, 2011

Thank you Susan, and Chris! #9697448

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2011

gorgeous winner, congratulations Patti!!! #9698284

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic September 26, 2011

Wonderful Winner,Patti!! HUGE congratulations!!!! #9698381

Katarina Mansson September 26, 2011

WTG Patti - congratulations on this superb winner! #9698487

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 27, 2011

Huge congratulations! #9698598

Alan L. Borror September 27, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Patti! #9698733

Renee Doyle level-classic September 27, 2011

Beautiful work!! Congratulations Patti! #9698750

Danny B. Head level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Love this one! Congrats! #9698896

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Congratulations once more, Patti! #9698973

Amy M. Wilson September 27, 2011

Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Gold winner, Patti!!! #9699102

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 27, 2011

beautiful light and treatment, Patti. HUGE CONGRATZ on the beautiful Gold Winner, WTG!!!

UB. #9699148

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Super job, Patti! Congrats! #9699156

Lorna Shutter September 27, 2011

WTG, Ms. America!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!!!! :) #9699173

Lorna Shutter September 27, 2011

Did I say Ms. America? ... I meant, Patti Cake! LOL! :D #9699184

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 27, 2011

WTG My Friend,A Big Congratulations Patricia!!!! #9699226

Jeffrey R. Bange September 27, 2011

Congratulations Patti on your second place win. #9699261

Thomas E. Hinds September 27, 2011

So glad to see this, Patti! WTG! Huge congratulations! #9699346

Renata Gusciora September 27, 2011

Big congratulations on your fantastic Winner,Patti!!!:-) #9699414

Jessica Jenney September 27, 2011

Congratulations, Patricia on your fabulous winner! #9699468

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Celebration Time! Bring out the marching band! Huge congrats, my friend, on a fabulous Gold Win!! #9699553

Tammy Espino September 27, 2011

Congrats on your win! :) #9699562

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Patti!! #9699593

Terry Cervi level-classic September 27, 2011

Love this, Patti! Congrats on your win! #9699661

Patti Coblentz September 27, 2011

This was quite a nice surprise...thank you all so much!! #9699883

Monnie Ryan September 27, 2011

Loved this one from the git-go, Patti - congratulations! #9700005

Patti Coblentz September 27, 2011

Thank you, Monnie! #9700016

Carla Capra level-classic September 27, 2011

This is a great image, Patricia.
;) CC #9700108

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 27, 2011

Well deserved, Patti! Congratulations! #9700203

Debra R. Harder September 27, 2011

This is FABULOUS, Patti! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9700218

Patti Coblentz September 27, 2011

Thank you very much Carla, Courtenay, and Deb! #9700246

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 27, 2011

Congratulations, Patricia! #9700311

Stephen Zacker September 27, 2011

Fantastic. Congratulations #9700492

Susan Fox September 27, 2011

Congratulations on your winning photo #9700544

Patti Coblentz September 27, 2011

Thank you Bojan, Stephen, and Susan! #9700554

Freddy Bland September 27, 2011

WTG, Patricia!! Huge congratulations to you!! #9700588

Steve M. Harrington September 27, 2011

Congratulations on a fine win, Patti!
Steve #9700625

Mitch Spence level-classic September 27, 2011

Great street scene, Patti. Congratulations. #9700655

Marijana Fajgl level-classic September 27, 2011

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Patricia! #9700716

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Patti. Love it. #9700739

Karen E. Baumann September 27, 2011

Love biking and love this winner, Patti! Congratulations! #9700995

Patti Coblentz September 27, 2011

Thank you all for you very nice comments :) #9701020

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 27, 2011

A huge Texas congratulations on your great gold winner Patti #9701028

Richard B. Hallick level-classic September 27, 2011

I love the mood you have captured in the street scene with bicycles. Beautiful and compelling. Congratulations on the gold award. #9701035

Carol Flisak level-addict September 27, 2011

Big congratulations on your wonderful winner, Patti! #9701136

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 27, 2011

WTG on this wonderful winner, Patti! :-) k #9701216

Patti Coblentz September 27, 2011

Thank you very much Emile, Richard, Carol, and Kitty! #9701221

David Phalen September 27, 2011

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Winner!! #9701408

Michele Peterson level-classic September 27, 2011

A wonderful win, Patti! Congratulations!! I love the "look" of this image! :-) #9701445

Kathy Salerni level-classic September 27, 2011

Big congrats on winning Gold, Patti! #9701629

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 28, 2011

Congratulations Patti on your Win!!!

Dominick #9702235

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 28, 2011

Congratulations, Patti! #9702572

Julie Burnett September 28, 2011

Congratulations on this well deserved Gold Win, Patti!! #9702657

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic September 28, 2011

Simply gorgeous, Patti. Huge congrats. #9702911

Millie A. Talarico level-classic September 28, 2011

Congratulations on your Gold badge, Patti!!! #9702982

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 28, 2011

Congratulations on this skillful & exceptional WInner, Patti! WTG! #9703144

Carmody Baker September 28, 2011

Funny I was on your website staring at this wonderful picture and didn't realize that it won till right now. Congratulations!!!! #9704120

Patti Coblentz September 28, 2011

Thanks, Carmody! It only won this recent go was a re-sub :)

Cesar J. La Rosa September 29, 2011

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and well-deserved Winner, Patti!!!
Cesar #9704980

David M. Montero September 30, 2011

Congratulations on your second place selection of this marvelous image Patricia! #9707101

Patti Coblentz September 30, 2011

Thank you Cesar, and Dave! #9707283

Phyllis H. Burchett October 03, 2011

BIG congrats Patti on this fabulous winner!!! #9713400

Patti Coblentz October 03, 2011

And a BIG thank you to you, Phyllis!! #9713415

Rona L. Schwarz October 03, 2011

Sorry to be so late,Patti, but HUGE CONGRATS on this most marvelous winner! Love this! #9714704

Merna L. Nobile October 13, 2011

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


Patti Coblentz June 04, 2013

Thank you, Joanna! This is one of my favorite glad you like it.

Thanks for all of your generous comments! #10722318

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