Prato Della Valle Moat

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© Deborah Downes
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UploadedAugust 24, 2009
TakenJuly 5, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/160 sec at f/9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length22 mm
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Prato Della Valle, the 88, 620 square meter piazza in Padova (near Venice) was once the site of Zario theatre, the Roman one most likely built when Augustus ruled. The present day moat, flanked by 78 statues representing important personalities of city life, was founded in 1775.

25 responses

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    wonderful reflection

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    A fabulous shot with great reflection.

  • Martin E. Morris

    Martin E. Morris (Deleted) gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    Great point of view and nicely composed.I too think the reflection is terriffic!!!

  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful one! Congrats!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    great shot, Deb! I esp. like the curved angle and med. light

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    I love this!! Such a beautiful shot!!

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    Oh, our old dear town: nice POV, Deb!!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    Wonderful place, and you chose an excellent point of view

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    You have an excellent POV, what a beautiful place!!!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

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  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    WOW!! Beautiful!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Fabulous place! I love your composition and lighting. Again, your reflection is beautiful.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Absolutely beautiful.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Deb, you are so lucky to live in this place surrounded by this beauty. Thank you for sharing.


    JOE FAILK gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Excellent reflection!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    All killer, no filler (as they used to say about great record albums).

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Lovely image and interesting history...

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Everytime I look at your photo's I find myself saying Oh Wow!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful composition, fantastic..

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    Excellent capture!

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (30 Aug 2009):

    This is vert beautiful. I like the blue sky in the water, and the angle the photos was taken.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Ready for a travel brochure!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) said (3 Sep 2009):

    Magnificent. I will have to ask my daughter, who lived in Rome for four years, if she knows it. She toured the Venice area several times.

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (15 Sep 2009):

    So incredible!!! Oh, I wish I was there!!! :)

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Awesome. So jealous of your extraordinay travels but grateful for your eye and camera.

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