Author Topic: AMS -> FLR (Florence)  (Read 9204 times)

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2016, 22:37:39 »
Impressive photos Jakov. The old city is a museum itself. I was also impressed when I visited Florence in 1999.
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2016, 22:51:57 »
Jakov! I was going to propose more shots from planes but I´m glad I waited.
  That tricolore shot is a very good find and association, nice catch and presentation!
   The fisheye shots show how much work you have put through time into it. Spot on. Great use of the perspective and control of what and what not is in the frame -probably more of what is :) - That foot shows sensible approach to your subject, alive or not and the Basilica shot shows why you felt it huge, I can feel it from there too. Full of detail to spend time into.

  ...but the fiume...a feast, a shock, a puzzle. Excellent.

  Thanks for the trip!

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2016, 23:24:01 »
I usually don't do postcards. But the view did get my attention:)

Ponte Vecchio

Elias, thank you for your kind words. You must visit Florence again ;)

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #18 on: October 14, 2016, 00:05:16 »
The other side of Ponte Vecchio.
I am getting emotionally attached to the 20/1.8  :)
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #19 on: October 14, 2016, 00:24:08 »
After a long day - some spaghetti and a glass of wine :)
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #20 on: October 14, 2016, 00:35:04 »
Not a bad end for a long day...

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #21 on: October 14, 2016, 08:26:45 »
A pleasure and honour to be on this site & to know you!
You are out there. You and your camera. You can shoot or not shoot as you please. Discover the world, Your world. Show it to us. Or we might never see it.

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #22 on: October 14, 2016, 08:52:16 »
Great and impressive stuff, Jakov !!  Beautiful fish-eye-work, and that lovely Fiume.

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #23 on: October 14, 2016, 14:32:58 »
Jakov,
Watching your photos makes me happy. Interesting subjects, awesome interpretations, top composition, and wonderful technique.
Impressive.
Peter

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #24 on: October 14, 2016, 14:36:05 »
this awakens great memories... I like the use you make of the fisheye.
Have a good trip!

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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #25 on: October 14, 2016, 17:25:16 »
Frank it's an honor to know you too!

Thanks John, you know how I like to fish :)

PeterN, you are too kind! Thank you so much. Comments like this make me happy :)

Thanks Olivier! I am glad I awoke memories (hopefully nice ones) :)

Today I went to visit the European University Institute and the Historical Archives of the European Union.
It sound interesting just by writing this, but when you consider the location of the two on the hills just north of Florence with a great view over the city, hmm :)
The Historical Archives of the EU are situated in Villa Salviati and contain 6,000 linear meters of files. Alamanno Salviati took over the estate in 1445 (practically yesterday) but is now owned by the Italian state.

A quote from the Universal Declaration on Archives, 2010:
"Archives play an essential role in the development of societies by safeguarding and contributing to individual and community memory. Open access to archives enriches our knowledge of human society, promotes democracy, protects citizens' rights and enhances the quality of life."

Here is the first of many images I took today. 10.5 merge.
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #26 on: October 14, 2016, 17:39:00 »
Villa Salviati

A lot of statues of naked men on the estate. In fact I don't recall seeing many women at all...
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #27 on: October 14, 2016, 17:43:28 »
Enjoying this thread thoroughly. Beautiful photos!
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #28 on: October 14, 2016, 17:55:21 »
Thank you Anirban :)

Once passed the naked bodyguard  :D
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Re: AMS -> FLR (Florence)
« Reply #29 on: October 14, 2016, 20:17:32 »
Eeehhhmmm ... Jakov ... i think i can see what's in the pictures sharply

Seriously though, what a great series of images of a beautiful city. Look at the tourists on Ponte Vecchio  :D
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