Long Way Down

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© Deborah Downes
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 27, 2009
TakenMay 24, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/60 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
ISO280
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Thought you might get a kick out of this steeper perspective of the previous shot, taken from the start of the really worn steps leading up to one of the hilltop fortresses in Porto Ercole on the promontory of Monte Argentario in southern Tuscany.

18 responses

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Lovely Deborah!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Oh my goodness.....fabulous!! Thanks for posting this other view.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    This is enough to give us all vertigo! Great shot, Deb. Now, I must ask...did you go down and back up those steps? :-)

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Don, I ran up to where I took this shot and down. Just kidding. Actually stopped a couple of times on the way up to rest, as well as take pictures, and carefully walked down.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Yikes...I had the same thought as Donald. Gotta go back up? Seems worth the effort though, beautiful place. Thank you for bringing it to us!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (26 Aug 2009):

    Phwew! You'd get fit running up and down these stairs! It is a looo-ong way down Deb. Great pov.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    Ok run those stairs four more times :) nice capture well done !!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (26 Aug 2009):

    It is a long ways down and it is beautiful there : )

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    One of most beauty places of Italy: good shot!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    This must be the most excerised community with all of those steps. Great shot.

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    Awesome pov and dof..how many times can you run up and down these stairs:))))

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    Love those really old worn steps at the top..I always wonder about how many feet have traveld up and down those steep steps...Excellent effort and it paid off!.

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2009):

    A breathtaking view, Deb! Very beautifully done. I love the way you framed this one.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (28 Aug 2009):

    Another good attribute about photography it keeps you fit:) Great capture Deborah!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    WOW!! Fabulous view!! Thanks Deb for making the climb! :)

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    Excellent perspective

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (31 Aug 2009):

    That really is a long way down and a long way up...A work out for the legs for sure...Beautiful picture with good use of over hanging branches for framing.

  • Ken McElroy

    Ken McElroy gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Rich texturally and contextually. Beautiful composition.

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