November 12, 2013

High Tide, Chioggia

Photograph by Mattia Oselladore, Your Shot

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In autumn, the high tide often submerges Chioggia, a small town in the Venetian Lagoon, creating reflections and an enchanting atmosphere. This phenomenon is called acqua alta, which means high water.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Ambiance, color, reflection. I love night shots that go beyond the usual. This quiet scene is complete in itself while also leaving room for the imagination. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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59 comments
FELICIA L.
FELICIA L.

To casually gaze out a window and see this scene--so serene...your can see as well hear the quiet

Ave Atque Vale
Ave Atque Vale

Not a single disturbance in the water...how serene

M. Hay
M. Hay

Soft and dreamy.  

Sean McConnell
Sean McConnell

breath taking, by far one of the best photographs I've seen on here - looks like an urban cave, difficult to describe but a feast for the eyes.

Gopal Rana
Gopal Rana

It remind me of Kolkata sometime ago when there was high tide on the hoogly river..

Sharon Smith
Sharon Smith

This is ETHEREAL AND OTHERWORLDLY!  Excellent!

Paulo Leon
Paulo Leon

Simplesmente mágico... lindo, único!

Sara Boscolo
Sara Boscolo

I love my town, Chioggia, and I love this picture... there is something special!

Lawrence Sibley
Lawrence Sibley

An abiding aura of mystery permeates this serene dreamscape image.  Some sort of cat-like animal is suggested stealthily moving along the wall seen through the illuminated archway on the far right of the photo.

Soraya Shah
Soraya Shah

Absolutely beautiful! Would like to see a pic of it in the daytime though.

Tex Vel
Tex Vel

Beautiful...Nice...right contrast... I just wonder how it look in the daytime.

Beth Norwood
Beth Norwood

Awesome Photo! Love the color balance and light.

Luba R.
Luba R.

amazing, beautiful shot. Crisp, calm, beautiful composition, and some mystery in this shot.

Janice H.
Janice H.

WOW!     Cool picture captured at the most perfect time and angle, ..almost has a dreamlike dimension.       Beautiful and soft.

Sergio B
Sergio B

Magnifique photo couleurs et reflets

Shannon T
Shannon T

Gorgeous. Between the glasslike reflection and the different colors of the buildings this picture is breathtaking. Well done Mattia.

pawan kumar
pawan kumar

something unique ,colours & reflection made it grt picture

Nandkumar Deshpande
Nandkumar Deshpande

all qualities of colours has been captured .with the well tuned reflections..!

isaiah wiggins
isaiah wiggins

this picture some wat exciting even though its UNDER WATER

Super Kami
Super Kami

this photo is beautiful when you first look at it just beautiful the water is still and calm and shows great refletion

Christopher Flees
Christopher Flees

Very Nice photograph its almost amazing how still the water seems to be in the shot. Great Capture

Bryan Burkey
Bryan Burkey

I would love to have a copy of this print!  Is it available for purchase? 

Rhonda Schmoyer
Rhonda Schmoyer

how fortunate to be in that time and space and be able to capture it...

Mattia Oselladore
Mattia Oselladore

@Bryan Burkey hello Bryan, yes it is available for purchase, you can contact me at mattia.oselladore@hotmail.it for datails.

Cheers.

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