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Montepulciano, Italy, on a sunny afternoon in Tuscany, on a narrow one way street

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montepulciano, italy, tuscany streeet scene, one way street, siesta time, hilltown

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  • lynn carter
    lynn carterover 1 year ago

    lovely shot Phil xx

  • many thanks lynn for your support!

    – phil decocco

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...over 1 year ago

    Love this scene, Phil – great shot !

  • thanks much mattie, something about these hill towns that capture me and my camera!

    – phil decocco

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoover 1 year ago

    Phil, Excellent composition.
    Bob

  • thanks so much bob, it was a nice time of day for light, and the man in the doorway helped establish relative size of all

    – phil decocco

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 1 year ago

    So typically Italy (and a plus for including the little Fiat!) Ah…. makes me long for my summer holidays! Lovely composition and capture, Phil!

  • thanks krys,
    sounds like you’ve shared the Italian buzz of Tuscany! ’til next time……

    – phil decocco

  • Peter Stratton
    Peter Strattonover 1 year ago

    The car and the man give this street a dimensional reference. Otherwise, one might assume the doorways were only 7 feet tall and give the impression this is more like just a walkway. Nice one, Phil. :-)

  • pete,
    thanks for that! Really, really enjoy and value our exchanges, my friend!

    – phil decocco

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    nice shot

  • sylvia
    what do you like about it?

    – phil decocco

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaover 1 year ago

    My kind of shot! Great use of light and shadows.

  • al
    it was early afternoon and the light was a plus for this one

    – phil decocco

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 1 year ago

    Marvelous shot and POV …..would make a wonderful oil painting!!

  • heather
    thanks for that…it does look like those one sees of this kind of Tuscan town and street

    – phil decocco

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 1 year ago

    Wonderful shot – I love alleyways

  • shulie
    they are fun to find and ones like this are a delight to shoot!

    – phil decocco

  • Fara
    Faraover 1 year ago

    Beautiful………………..I have spent the last hour discussing a possible Tuscan holiday in September with some friends who have never been to Italy……………………I love these little narrow streets……………………….Joyce

  • joyce
    sounds like there’s a tour guide in you coming out for your friends….we’ve done the same may times for family and friends who’ve never experienced the Italian scene

    – phil decocco

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