February 13, 2013

Arno River, Florence

Photograph by Heather Anne Campbell, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

Spending the holidays traveling means fewer tourists and more clouds. This photo was taken on Christmas in Florence, Italy. Very few people were walking around, and the air was very still.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? This photograph has a delicate, painterly quality, which is lovely. The soft, gray light and the choice to show more sky above the bridge than water below reinforces the stillness of the day the photographer describes. —Alexa Keefe

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18 comments
Charles Alberti
Charles Alberti

Wow..this is really given me peace at the inside.. :-)

Dian Barry
Dian Barry

Everything looks so calm, misty & beautiful

Gayle C.
Gayle C.

This photograph calms my soul.

Bill Bass
Bill Bass

Very cool use of em pty space.

Patrick ONeil
Patrick ONeil

Beautiful. Misty mythos to the image. With the Duomo quietly observing in the peripherals.

Once again
Once again

Define gray day!   good capture.

Amy Mancino
Amy Mancino

This is a fantastic shot and perfectly represents Florence. Love this..

pala lechat
pala lechat

Gorgeous, thank you for sharing this.

SamanthaLyn Samuelson
SamanthaLyn Samuelson

Enchanting!  I like the reflections of the people which show in the foreground in the water as wavy lines, much bigger in reflection than the people are on the bridge.  Also in the void space of water under the bridge there are lines reflecting in the water there, too.  Reflections of people on the second bridge?  Very effective in conveying the stillness!  Nice! 

Shailesh Sharma
Shailesh Sharma

I had no idea Florence would look so somber at times, I thought Florence was a romantic city. 

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