Thursday, 23 July 2009

Postcards from Venice: Cielo e Mare


"Il Cielo dei Sospiri"
"Heaven of Sighs"
Bridge of Sighs
Venice

Church Spires and Blue Laundry
San Polo
Venice

Gondolas Dreaming
Riva dei Schiavoni
San Marco Square
Venice

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© by Merisi
July 2009


40 comments:

  1. Marvelous captures! Lovely words! Love Venice!

    Have a great weekend,
    Sylvia

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  2. Fantastic! I want to go there.

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  3. Such beautiful skies from Venice. Great shots!

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  4. So different from my own photos of the same spots ... 5 yrs ago! Fabulous!

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  5. like how they draped the building with the blue...very interesting and it made the look to the bridge of sighs different.
    beautiful captures as always...
    have a most wonderful weekend.

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  6. Oh how I wish I were there! It's such a gorgeous-looking city!

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  7. Very striking shots, lovely blues.

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  8. What a lovely tour. Thanks for taking us.

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  9. OMG
    The first one is better than a post card.

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  10. Heavenly skies - Heavenly images !

    Thanks for you thoughtful comments on my blog - I haven't read the NYT camp article, but I'll look for it online.

    Judith

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  11. Terrific pictures. I finally figure out how to subscribe to your blog. What a treat for me!

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  12. Unusual photos--as usual. Your take on Skywatch Friday is always interesting and unexpected. Thanks for these treats.

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  13. Absolutely gorgeous. Love this trip through Venice.

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  14. Love those gondolas!!!
    So romantic......

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  15. Lovely, as always. Venice seems to be dressed for a party.

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  16. Oh I love the use of blue that you made ...

    The best shots of Venice I've ever seen.

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  17. All your images are wonderful. I was there once and enjoyed my time, completely~

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  18. Calgon, take me away! These are beautiful--I'm jealous!

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  19. Something about the perspective is interesting. The church spires look almost like miniatures.

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  20. Beautiful! Each looks like a postcard.

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  21. Wow, looks like perfect weather there. Such lovely blues, such a lovely place.

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  22. "Sospiri" takes on a whole different meaning, looking so festive.

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  23. I love the little tuft of cumulus adorning the Bridge of Sighs! It all makes me want to get back there :-)

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  24. Wow, nice colors here, the last is my fav.

    Great SWF

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  25. Beautiful skies ad architecture. Excellent!

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  26. Very beautiful Merisi. A totally different view of the bridge and it is all so beautifully blue.

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  27. Really n ice post. Very nice shot for SkyWatch Friday.

    Pick a Peck of Pixels

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  28. Oh Venice! How do I love thee!? Let me start with the blues!

    Bridge of sighs? Ha, I want to jump over the bridge! The water looks...heavenly!?
    You bring us such beauty, Merisi!

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  29. Ah Glorious! So very restful this study in blue!
    hugs
    Sandi

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  30. Back from when people cared what their city looked like. I love the fine, old architecture.

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  31. I love your blue period. Fine looking building and it's a pity we just don't build so well these days.

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  32. Interesting perspective and subjects, excellent captures!

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  33. ahhh the Italians.... even their renovations look great !
    Great images Merisi..

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  34. The Bridge of Sighs shot makes me sigh and long to return to Venice. These are stunning "blue" pictures, Merisi! Thank you for bringing back wonderful memories. :D
    ~Allie

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  35. Beautiful! I love the first one. Very interesting and great colors!

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  36. The blues certainly make me sigh wishing I was there too. Great photos, Merisi.

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  37. A wonderful Venice in blue.
    Really interesting images, Merisi!

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