July 3, 2014

A Watery Underworld

Photograph by Halszka Tutaj-Gasinska

A wooden boat floats down a canal in Venice. The Italian city is one of the most visited destinations in the world—its old section receives up to 80,000 tourists a day.

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Winners will be announced July 31.


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22 comments
Shu Sears
Shu Sears

Its color arrangement very similar to Picasso's painting, nice.

Mark Freerks
Mark Freerks

Great use of reflection to create a surreal image.

Shannon T
Shannon T

Interesting perspective. The way the water is warping the reflection of the windows makes it feel dreamlike.

Rosy M.
Rosy M.

Beautiful coloration!


George Tarbay
George Tarbay

Like the hardness of the boat and in contrast the softness of the reflections

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

I call this shot most unusual,and yes impressive But things that are 'different is what the world is made up of. To ride in one of these is I'm sure, better than just looking at it. j.e.s...........

Wayne  Norman
Wayne Norman

In ways it is stunningly beautiful - reflections so vivid and clear and the colors just wonderful.  Indeed.  And me too, I love the pov, and thanks for sharing and congrats.  Wow.  Cheers.

Murray Sye
Murray Sye

Lovely shot, great point of view.

DRISHYA G
DRISHYA G

Like a wonderful painting....very nice

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