Florence, Italy

© Dee Caraballo

Florence, Italy

Uploaded: October 17, 2005


I took this on my trip to Florence in April. I did use the transform/skew option in Photoshop to bring the tower closer to the center, in line with the arch. And I cropped into a 5x7 format. Any thoughts?

Aperture was at 3.5, lens was a nikkor 28-105 at 28. I can't remember the shutter speed.


Dee Caraballo October 17, 2005

Wow. That looks a lot softer here than it does on my laptop. Oh well. #328137

Morgan Kallin October 17, 2005

Wish that lower building that is covering part of the tower was not there but this is still a very nice shot. Love the blue and how the picture draws your eye in to it. #1961679

Dee Caraballo October 18, 2005

Thank you for responding and for your kind critique. This was my first trip where I had a "real" camera and was so excited but never realized what photographers go through when they shoot in tourist locales. I'm disappointed in the lower portion fo the photo as well, but like the upper half enough to make it a keeper. #1964011

Siete Meeter October 27, 2005

Dear Ms.D I realy like this shot,I was ones there is really almost inposible to shoot there a good shot with all the People walking around!
The lines are beautiful #2002817

Sergio La Spina October 27, 2005


Dee Caraballo October 27, 2005

Thank you, gentlemen! You are too kind. #2005964

Gary Lange November 09, 2005

I really love this shot, perspective, angle, composition. Really great!! Dee, you're awsome. #2055219

Dee Caraballo November 09, 2005

Thanks Gary! I don't know about the "awesome" part but I strive to get there eventually. LOL #2055302

Katrina McMeans November 09, 2005

Pretty good, Dee! Especially for all the tourists around! great capture!
~K #2055476

Dee Caraballo November 13, 2005

Thank you, Katrina!!


Protacio Serna November 13, 2005

well...if there's something wrong about this picture is the aperture.

The intention is great, the result is good, but this is a shot to try at least af f/11...f/16 better and f/22 ideal. A tripoid a must for architectural shots.

Pserna.com #2071578

Dee Caraballo November 14, 2005

Protacio, thank you. But a tripod through Florence? Ummmm...no way! LOL I'd rather get a slightly blurry shot than deal with that! Actually, it was shot at F/13 and 1/200 at 28mm.


Protacio Serna November 14, 2005

OK #2074240

Jim Hackley December 03, 2005

Dee, the composition and angle of this image is very good. My eyes focused in on the tower and then moved up to the top of the image and the ceiling details, which made the image interesting to me. Good eye, keep up this way of looking at things.
Best Regards. #2148584

John V. Roscich level-deluxe June 08, 2006

JOHN #2869843

Phil Cannon June 29, 2007

Love the comp and the lines in this - I wouldn't be overly worried about perfection in symmetry with the buildings and tower - you have a record of the reality of what was there!! #4458164

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