Florence and Siena

Siena Cathedral

Siena Cathedral

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More of my ramblings through Italy.

51 responses

  1. That’s amazing, I really admire your skill

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    July 12, 2013 at 8:22 am

  2. Strange to see so may TV antenna’s – how things change where the ordinary becomes extra-ordinary.

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    July 12, 2013 at 8:29 am

    • Changing the ordinary has been a theme in art since we started painting on cave walls.

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      July 12, 2013 at 8:31 am

  3. I always
    love
    images
    from this area
    ~
    wonderful captures
    thanks for sharing

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    July 12, 2013 at 8:33 am

  4. Wonderful photographs

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    July 12, 2013 at 8:34 am

  5. Beautiful gallery from a beautiful region–great work!

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    July 12, 2013 at 8:38 am

    • Thank you Ken. It was a PITA to get the sky to look good on the cathedral photo.

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      July 12, 2013 at 8:38 am

  6. Great shots! Was the lady in ‘thinking of heels’ aware that someone was taking a photo? Looks like she’s posing :)

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    July 12, 2013 at 8:44 am

  7. I do really wish to visit Italy ….

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    July 12, 2013 at 10:02 am

  8. Lovin it. I hope to vist Florence next year.

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    July 12, 2013 at 4:11 pm

  9. More Tuscany, Ron. Never enough for this follower. Thanks for these glimpses!

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    July 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm

  10. Beautiful place and photos. :-)

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    July 12, 2013 at 6:12 pm

  11. love these photos…

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    July 12, 2013 at 7:00 pm

  12. I really like your words ‘colour, the native medium of digital photography’ I remember the excitement of so many years ago when colour photography became more accessible to the home photographer and how my elders enjoyed taking Kodak colour slides.

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    July 13, 2013 at 6:01 am

    • In the fine art community digital color prints are widely accepted, but digital black and white is not. The b&w conversions you have seen over the last week or two were initially done last year when I was trying to learn how to do them. They were recently updated and are popular with internet viewers. Since the start of this year I have been doing over 90% color.

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      July 13, 2013 at 8:14 am

      • The b&w conversions are very fine but for some of the Italian photos I prefer the colour because of the warmth it conveys.

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        July 13, 2013 at 8:24 am

  13. Hi Ron. So much appreciate your dropping in on my blogsite. Your photography is breathtaking.

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    July 15, 2013 at 2:37 am

  14. gtonthenet

    The Siena cathedral images are very good – especially the distance shot.

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    July 16, 2013 at 1:23 pm

  15. Thanks for sharing these Ron. I’m already learning a lot just be enjoying your pictures. I really love the B&W/monochrome shots. Sorry I don’t come round too often :-) thanks for visiting my blog. Have a great weekend ~ Mary

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    July 19, 2013 at 8:06 am

  16. Ron, I love these images… great post. I was there a few years ago and your images brought back all the tastes, sounds, and smells of the most beautiful place on earth. I love your travel stuff.

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    April 3, 2014 at 8:55 am

  17. mcrohio

    Florence & Siena: great series!!

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    April 3, 2014 at 8:55 am

  18. Love the Florence Rooftop photo.

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    April 3, 2014 at 9:56 am

  19. Great work Ron! Photo 2 is sweet, shes really cute and has a fast strut on too. 👍

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    April 3, 2014 at 10:00 am

  20. K. A. Brace

    Thanks for the heads up on my post on the shared blog. I had a chance to leaf through yours. Loved your photography. Best>KB

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    April 3, 2014 at 10:45 am

  21. This series is just fabulous for the variety and style of images…

    Colour,B&W, Architecture, Fashion, expressions… it’s really an incredible set.

    Have a good day, Ron :)

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    April 3, 2014 at 12:19 pm

  22. Wow

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    April 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm

  23. 3000 followers?!?! What an achievement! Congratulations to you.
    The photo of Siena’s cathedral is just stunning. We got engaged in a restaurant near there many years ago. Your photos remind us that we need to get back there sometime soon!

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    April 3, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    • It was 3,000 at the time of the original publication of the post. The blog is over 5,700 now.

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      April 3, 2014 at 7:12 pm

      • Wow! What do you think is the secret to your success?

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        April 3, 2014 at 7:43 pm

        • I don’t really know, but I try to keep the photography engaging and different from what most others do.

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          April 3, 2014 at 9:58 pm

  24. great picture!

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    April 4, 2014 at 2:08 am

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