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Storm in Florence II

Storm in Florence II
Photo Information
Copyright: Mario Belanger (EOSF1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1977 W: 301 N: 3060] (26902)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-10-12
Categories: Architecture, Event, Mood
Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L USM, ISO 400, B+W 77 010 UV-Haze 1 x
Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-29 9:33
Viewed: 1676
Points: 58
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Once again the angry sky of Florence moments before the big storm. This was shot on the front grounds of Palazzo Pitti.
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Hello Mario!
What a dramatic sky and wonderful light you have in your picture!
Perfect capture!
Nice perspective!
Beautiful work!
Best regards!

Wow that's an impressive sky! I realy like the lighting on the houses. They give a great focus and DOF. Very nice POV and perspective. Well done!

TFS greetings Simone

Hi Mario
perfect capture of the stormy atmosphere. marvelous dramatic clouds.
good light on buildings, well seen, clear and sharp details.
impressive winter scene.

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  • Saba Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1474 W: 0 N: 4177] (21534)
  • [2009-12-29 9:53]

Hello Mario!

Oh! The fantastic sky, the clouds look how the clouds of smoke,
and lighted up through the sun yet houses.
The showy composition, game of light as well as the contrast of colours.
Very curious , showy formulation and realization.
It pleases me very.

Happy New 2010 Year for You and Your family ! :)

My best wishes.

Hi Mario,
Another wonderful shot from your day of storm. The brooding sky adds a great drama to the photo. The old buildings set the stage for something special. It looks like the front had passed since the street seems to be wet.

Bonjour Mario,

Wouah! ce ciel d'encre est sublime.
C'est même très impressionnant.
La barre des petits immeubles colorés, jaillit admirablement
bien de cette montagne de nuages anthracite. Belle perspective, beau, tout est beau.
Agréable fin d'après midi.


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  • Jan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 451 W: 139 N: 813] (5358)
  • [2009-12-29 10:10]

Wow! I think its for real, those stormy clouds. It looks very creepy and threatening! The colours of the houses are great under those grey clouds!!

Well done!


That sky is all the money here, Mario!

A lovely photo, well taken.

Salut Mario,
Un ciel vraiment menaçant a accompagné ton séjour a Florence..
Belle perpective et détails,.
superbe architecture et un ciel vraiment dramatique.
C'est supers..

Boa tarde Mario
This is a great chance to see Florence with this light in a very good capture and composition.
My regards

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2009-12-29 11:01]

Hi Mario,
A dramatic sky over gloriously lighted beautiful architectural structures.
Very sharp image adorned with marvelous light giving a dark aspect to the grey low clouds that are to cause a big storm!
A very good POV and clarity in your presentation is superb.
Great shot, my friend.
Best regards,

Francis Xavier

Hi Mario,
Breathtaking shot, btreathtaking technic skill. I loved threatening colouds and good lightness.
Amazing mood... my compliments
Selahattin E

Ciao Mario, fantastic sky on wonderful Florence, great perspective on lovely facades, splendid light, very well done, Happy New Year 2010, ciao Silvio

Ciao Mario,

You have captured a great mood in this shot!

The clouds are unbelievably wonderful and the contrast between the rainy clouds and the colorful building, is immense and wonderfully shown. Marvelous job!

best wishes,

Hello Mario,

Fantastic lighting, wonderful sky, great colors, contrast and sharpness!
Congratulations and TFS

Ciao Mario,

Terrific sky threatening Firenze... i don´t know how you were able to take this photo, but i guess it is thanks to your high technical skills; i hope some day i can take pictures like this one, even if it is not in the beautiful Firenze.



Beautiful sunlit buildings. The gray clouds add to the mood of the shot. I like the bicycle that is parked in the shot. It seems that everyone is waiting inside for the storm to pass. Very nice contrast of light and darks in this shot. Nice diagonal lines with the roads and buildings. Lisa

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  • mbrito Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1929 W: 117 N: 3017] (13240)
  • [2009-12-29 17:02]

Hi Mario
Great perspective and composition with an excellent sharpness and an amazing dramatic sky.
Congrats and a very good new year my friend,

Hello Mario

A great pov. I like the extreme sharpness in this image. Those canon L lenses are wonderful.


Hi Mario,
What a nice archtectural view vith excellent POV, lighting and colours.Good perspective.TFS.


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  • AndroK Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2110 W: 41 N: 0] (15189)
  • [2009-12-30 0:41]

Hi Mario...
Beautiful poscard...
Beautiful composition, great strong clouds...

Ciao Mario! Amazing tenements. Wonderful square. Superb bike. Nice light and colours. Magical sky. Good exposure. Well done!

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2009-12-30 3:20]


quel ciel, fantastique et ce rayon qui lèche ces belles facades, ces tons brun clair sont merveilleux, très belle iamge et perspective.

Bravo et amitié


hi mario
great image amazing threatening sky but good bright buildings.

Hi Mario, wonderful shot from a fine vantage point.
All the best in the New Year 2010 MF!.


Hello Mario.. :)

Beautiful picture with nice light,color and POV..
You really capture the dramatic skies very well..
Nice PP work done.. well done my friend.


Hello Mario - Another amazing Italian sky! Good sharpness and contrast.
Have a good day,

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  • linus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1797 W: 13 N: 1442] (15482)
  • [2010-01-01 21:29]

Hi Mario,
A great shot of the impending storm. The scene is dramatic and I feel that the composition would have been improved if you had cropped off a bit of the rather blank foreground.

Ciao Mario,

beautiful and singular the light that you have known to take advantage of to the maximum.

Saluti dall'Italia

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