Looking down the Grand Canal from the top of the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. Water traffic is chaotic here with Gondolas, Water Taxis, Ferries, Speedboats and even Rowboats trying to make headway in the crowded canal.

The buildings lining the canal are a fascinating mix of styles.

Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Sigma 18-200mm lens
Exif data from the JPG
F-stop f/5.6
ISO 200
Focal length 144 mm


Related shots can be found at: Venice or Italy.

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  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 5 years ago

    delightfully captured.. love this busy scene – stunning work tom

  • Thank you so much dear Maggie …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago


  • Thank yoy Scott …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Peter Lusby Taylor
    Peter Lusby Ta...about 5 years ago

    Superb, what a splendid shot.

  • Much appreciated Peter …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanabout 5 years ago

    how gorgeous, Tom!!!!!! Isn’t Venice incredible??? You’ve done a beautiful job of capturing the atmosphere!!!

  • Thank you so much dear Lois. The Grand Canal was just buzzing …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherabout 5 years ago

    great shot,,,,,,,,

  • Cheers Sean …

    – Tom Gomez

  • John44
    John44about 5 years ago

    Canal Grande..
    Have seen so many photo´s of it and each time its diffrent
    Great angle Tom

  • Thank you once again John. This is one of my personal favourites from my Venice shots. Still lots more to come …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 5 years ago

    Looks like there’s going to be an insurance claim; hope they had life jackets Tom excellent shot!!

  • It did look dangerous, but then I was on a coach in Cairo a few days before so nothing (traffic related) will ever phase me again …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 5 years ago

    Awesome Tom!!!!

  • Thank you so much Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • JamieGreen
    JamieGreenabout 5 years ago

    Nicely caught Tom.

  • Thank you kindly Jamie …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Oh…Ilove it! Excellent capture, Tom!

  • Than you so much Béla and thank you for the Fave …

    – Tom Gomez

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