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Jul 4

Venice Reflections

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Edited: Jul 4

I had a great family holiday in Venice. The food was amazing and the history, culture, and canals were stunning. Here is my favorite shot from the trip. The planning actually started the night before when the whole San Marco square (the main one) was almost completely flooded. But since there were so many people around - this was high tourist season after all - I figured I would wake up super early and get to the square by 4am when everyone was asleep. Well that calculation proved correct as there was almost no one around, but to my surprise the square had completely dried up overnight except for a few scattered pools of water that remained. By getting a very low perspective, I was able to get almost a full reflection of the San Marco Basilica (which is almost 1,000 years old with several modifications during the past centuries) during the morning twilight. Canon 5DIV, Canon 11-24mm f/4 lens, ISO 50, f/11, 30 seconds.

 

 

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