Bridge of Sighs

© Adilson F. Ferreira

Bridge of Sighs

Uploaded: August 09, 2020 | Entered: August 09, 2020 07:52:44

Description

The Bridge of Sighs (Italian: Ponte dei Sospiri, Venetian: Ponte de i Sospiri) is a bridge in Venice, Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison (Prigioni Nuove) to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. It was designed by Antonio Contino, whose uncle Antonio da Ponte designed the Rialto Bridge, and it was built in 1600.

Exif: Camera: Panasonic DMC-GF1; Shutter Speed: 1/10; Aperture: f/1.7; ISO: 400; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:08:02 22:08:44

Comments

Janet Criswell level-deluxe August 09, 2020

Beautifully composed, Adilson! Wonderful light and details! #1744503

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 09, 2020 1

Very dramatic, Adilson...and I like the lit window in the upper right! #11825342

Terry Korpela level-deluxe August 09, 2020

Nicely Done Adilson! #11825345

Oscar J. Pung level-classic August 09, 2020 1

Excellent night shot Adilson. I'm intrigued by the name of the bridge. Sounds like it has a fascinating history. #11825354

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 09, 2020

Beautiful light and night capture, Adilson. #11825367

Adilson F. Ferreira August 09, 2020

Thank you very much Janet, Gail, Terry, Oscar and Tammy for your wonderful comments! Gail, I chose the night image exactly because of the dramatic mood, as the bridge was the way from the interrogation room to the prison. Oscar, it has a so fantastic history that deserves to be written. #11825379

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 09, 2020

Nice light, mood and capture! #11825389

Bob D. Hall level-classic August 09, 2020

A wonderfully composed photo, Adilson! I would like to see the shadows brought out a bit. #11825422

Randall V. Rainey level-deluxe August 09, 2020

Very well composed night shot with light on the upper part, Adilson, was the light an added or natural? Well done, A FAV #11825428

Adilson F. Ferreira August 09, 2020

Thank you very much, Jeff, Bob and Randall, for your nice comments. Randal, the liight was natural, at night they have that light on the bridge. #11825455

Rudi Reiner level-classic August 09, 2020

We have stood right there years back, excellent Venice shot Adilson! #11825471

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 11, 2020

This place must have hundreds of interesting stories, WONDERFUL capture Adilson!! << #11825974

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