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The Florence intermezzo 4

The Florence intermezzo 4

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alexander stefanatos


Pro Member, thessaloniki

The Florence intermezzo 4

Italy
Toscany
Florence
San Lorenzo district


San Lorenzo district is the beating heart of Florence, a wonderful merge of history, art and folk colour. It is dominated by San Lorenzo Basilica situated at the centre of the district and claiming to be the oldest church in Florence concecrated in 393. It is considered the church of Medici family and is famous for housing the Medici Chapels that form part of the monumental complex developped over almost two centuries in close connection with the adjoining church designed to be the burial place of the family members. The Medici Chapels are decorated with Michelangelo's sculpture masterpieces.
San Lorenzo is also a place full of local colour with restaurants, bars cafes and with Florence's biggest and most colorful open street market with hardly anything missing!...

Comments 10

  • Cameraqueen 28/02/2016 22:48

    Your great photo of that wonderful building brings back memories! If there only wasn't that market adjacent to the church from ancient times. But that's unfortunately our reality, isn't? There is nothing that's not comercialized.
    Kind regards,
    Sabine
  • Mirjam Burer 24/02/2016 13:47

    great scene in b/w, Alexander...I like the soft shining on the pavement ...me agapi..
  • rolandblum photography 24/02/2016 8:03

    great perspective !!!
    all the best
    roland
  • DIMITRIOS TSAKIRIS 23/02/2016 21:29

    Beautiful and very neat frame, Alexander...like a theatrical scene in two settings...
    Greetings< DIMITRIOS
  • SINA 23/02/2016 17:26

    ein imposantes sakrales Bauwerk faszinierend von Dir fotografisch in Szene gesetzt Alex
    herzlich Kristine
  • Harold Thompson 22/02/2016 9:29

    Contrast of the old building and then the market stalls
    :-)) Harold
  • Michel C 22/02/2016 7:45

    Superbe , très beau noir et blanc ,une photo très intéressante .
    Michel.
  • Janos Gardonyi 22/02/2016 2:55

    looks pretty miserable if you ask me..... is it really that bad?
  • artphot36 21/02/2016 12:48

    impressionna te construction! le noir et blanc lui va bien!
    amitiés
  • Sue Thompson 21/02/2016 12:28

    This is one scene that I would like to have seen in colour. Those market stalls look as though they are especially colourful set against what I assume is the San Lorenzo Basilica.

    :))

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Camera NIKON D200
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Aperture 5.6
Exposure time 1/80
Focus length 20.0 mm
ISO 800

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