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Erice
Sicily

I was filming a TV series called Catherine’s Italian Kitchen in Sicily in July 09. We went to Erice on the east coast near the Trapani Salt Pans. It was bult up on the hill and can be accessed by road or cable car.
It is home to Maria Grammattica and her amazing cakes. She was raised in the nunnery on san Carlo and learned her trade there. She makes incredible sweets and cakes.
I met an ebullient man form bologna who insisted I shouted ‘douchy douchy’ while rubbing my finger in my cheek every time I took a bite of her canolli. How could I refuse?
I took this shot of Catherine FUlvio walking through the sunset light as we made our way back to the bus before heading back down south to Mazarra Del Vallo on a very long day..

Douchy douchy

Comments

  • starikarp
    starikarpover 5 years ago

    excellent composition, lightning…

  • thanks very much

    – rorycobbe

  • gail anderson
    gail andersonover 5 years ago

  • thanks gail

    – rorycobbe

  • Craig Hender
    Craig Henderover 5 years ago

    Fabulous shot mate, and congrats on the feature.

  • thank you craig

    – rorycobbe

  • pablotguerrero
    pablotguerreroover 5 years ago

    Great Job Mate!!!!!!!!!!! AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

  • anniemaree
    anniemareeover 5 years ago

    what a wonderful curve . . . lovely warm light too . . . well done!

  • CiaoBella
    CiaoBellaover 5 years ago

    glorious image,I love both the composition and the light, I can even feel the heat of the day

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezabout 5 years ago

    this image is wonderful.. and it would be an honor if you would add it to our group

    All Street Portraiture and Photography

  • maxsz
    maxszabout 5 years ago

    Like from 50’s, amazing photo.

  • sorry for the delay in getting back
    thank you

    – rorycobbe

  • hsien-ku
    hsien-kuabout 5 years ago

    such striking light and shadow!

  • thanks very much

    – rorycobbe

  • diLuisa Photography
    diLuisa Photog...almost 5 years ago

    great image!! and fantastic story!! it had me smiling and laughing all the way through!! but I’m lost….“douchy, douchy??”…………is that “dolce, dolce” with our sicilian accent??
    xxx

  • yeah it is dolce dolce but he said it like ‘douchy douchyeeee’ with a mad look on his face..

    – rorycobbe

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