Tag Archives: Umbria

Orvieto by moonlight…

Orvieto Cathedral by moonlight

 

Leica M9 Voiglander 35mm ƒ1.4

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Begging from steps…

Begging-from-steps

Leica M9  f8 1/125s ISO 400 Voightlander 35mm f1.4

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Bricks and bricks and steps…

Bricks and bricks and steps.

Leica M9 f5.6 1/125s ISO200 Voigtlander f1.4 35mm

Perugia is a city built on the of a mountain that has several long finger like ridges that enclose deep ravines that evolve into deep valleys. On these ridges a lot of Perugia’s suburbs have grown up. The roads to the suburbs are a series of continuous hairpin bends while the footpaths are a never ending ribbon of brick steps …

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Begging man…

Leica M9 f11 1/125s ISO400 Voigtlander 1.4 35mm

This shot is a square crop slightly off centre from a portrait format frame. I was more interested in the visual aspect of the curving marble steps only when I had this framed an focused did  I noticed this man sat on the ground. He was rocking slowly much like an elephant that has been too long captive in a zoo, however, I think this poor soul was captive in his own mind…

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A red blanket…

Leica M9 f11 1/750s ISO200

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Roman arch with fountain…

Leica M9 f13  1/45 ISO 200

In the top right hand cornor this foutain is dated 33AD!

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Three arches three eras, again…

Leica M9 f6.7 1/30s ISO200 Voigtlander f1.4 35mm

I like this image, as a result I just had to go back to it and get more out of it. In the previous version I masked the coloured wall then desaturated the stone work made it feel cold, as it was – cold as a witches kiss! This one is a HDR job it brings a bit of colour out of the stone which was more from the colour of the light at the time of day rather than the stone itself.

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Three arches, three eras…

Leica M9 f6.7 1/30s ISO200 Voigtlander f1.4 35mm

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Three arches in Perugia

Leica M9 f13 1/90s ISO 400

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Through an arch, lost in translation…

Leica M9 f4 1/90s ISO 400 Voigtlander f1.4 35mm

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