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Copyright: Franco Degani (degani) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 0 N: 242] (2673)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-23
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Nikon D80
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/80 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-08 0:48
Viewed: 1172
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Tucson is the seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, located 118 miles (188 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles (98 km) north of the U.S.-Mexico border. As of July 1, 2006, a Census Bureau estimate puts the city's population at 518,956,[1] with a metropolitan area population at 946,362. In 2005, Tucson ranked as the 32nd largest city and 52nd largest metropolitan area in the U.S. It is the largest city in southern Arizona and the second largest in the state. Tucson is also the site of the University of Arizona.
Major incorporated suburbs of Tucson include Oro Valley and Marana northwest of the city, South Tucson (surrounded by Tucson), and Sahuarita south of the city. Communities in the vicinity of Tucson (some within or overlapping the city limits) include Casas Adobes, Catalina, Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Green Valley, Tanque Verde, New Pascua, and Vail.
The name Tucson originates via Spanish from the O'odham, Cuk Ṣon (pronounced [ʧʊk ʂɔn]; roughly, "chuk shon"), meaning "Settlement at the base of the Black Mountains" a reference to the mostly volcanic mountains on the west side of the city. The most notable of these mountains is Sentinel Peak, better known as "A Mountain" because it sports a large letter A in honor of the University of Arizona.[2] Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo."

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Hi Franco,

Nice composition, colors and detail. Very well done.


hello franco
dommage de ne pas nous expliquer, mais ceci dit j'aime beaucoup cette image, bonnes couleurs nettes
merci de partager avec moi

I really adore this type of picture... the textures... the colors... TFS so a very good shot Franco, alain

Hi Franco,
Cool idea, and great result.
Well composed and captured.
- Vincent

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