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Uploaded: 06/06/15 5:09 PM GMT
Venetian Alley
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Shot in a back alley in Venice, Italy. While most visitors flock to the main sites; the back alleyways offer so much for a photo hound. A possible entry for the darkest street contest, though I may have others to consider. As always, thank you for taking the time to look and leave a comment.

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::corngrowth
06/06/15 5:16 PM GMT
Doug, referring to your comment on Raj's post, see that you've succeeded in finding a suitable entry for the current contest. I just said 'suitable', but I must have said 'very suitable'.
Wish you Good Luck with it my friend.
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::Marzena
06/06/15 5:19 PM GMT
Neat idea, Doug. The darkest street does not have to be shot at night or in darkness and the contest covers all kinds of techniques which I would like that everybody hesitating about going out at night remembers!!! Meaning specifically our sweet agent SAJ [Jimbo] ! LOL
Your street is not only dark but truly has a sinister touch about it...:)
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::biffobear
06/06/15 5:56 PM GMT
Yes a good entry..Fine image..R.
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::Jimbobedsel
06/06/15 6:12 PM GMT
That's is a very cool shot, Doug. A would be attacker could hide in there for hours waiting for an unsuspecting subject. Excellent entry for the contest. Good luck.
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.gizmo1
06/06/15 6:45 PM GMT
I like this it is very artistic looking with stunning detail and light and I just wounder what is behind the blue door.
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::jerseygurl
06/06/15 7:52 PM GMT
I like it Doug - would make a good entry for the contest!!!
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.GIGIBL
06/06/15 9:21 PM GMT
Great shot Doug very well captured good luck in the contest.
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::Ramad
06/06/15 9:28 PM GMT
The gradual darkening and the lonely appearance make this a good entry for the contest Doug.
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.picardroe
06/06/15 11:05 PM GMT
Very well captured Doug.
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::tigger3
06/07/15 12:40 AM GMT
I think this would make a very good entry, good one in my humble opinion. tigs=^..^=
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::Constance52347
06/07/15 12:42 AM GMT
Like the contrast of dark and light...and makes me want to move forward to find out what is through that alley! Great contest entry.
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::Vickid
06/07/15 6:09 AM GMT
Wonderful composition and capture. Contrasts create an intriguing scene. Perfect entry, of course.
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::Dunstickin
06/07/15 7:21 AM GMT
I agree Doug...'Away from the highlights are a bonus for us foto fanatics etc!....

Good on the shadows here, and a must for the current contest
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::mac39
06/07/15 10:01 AM GMT
Venice is my favourite town and I use to visit it as often as
possible. It offers so many locations for shooting photos in
that unbelievable mediterranean style. Great shot.
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::trixxie17
06/07/15 4:35 PM GMT
Well there is light at the end of this tunnel - excellent entry Doug.
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.Heroictitof
06/07/15 5:34 PM GMT
The use of the door as a frame is excellent !
Good job !!
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.susanlynn
06/08/15 3:57 PM GMT
I like Your lighting on this Doug - even though it is dark where You are, the subject is lighted enough so that we are able to view the scene. Good Luck in the contest.
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.icedancer
06/08/15 8:10 PM GMT
I think this is an excellent entry for the contest. Excellent depth and looks like a dead end, unless there's another one at the end that goes to the right. Venice is a wonderful place to explore I agree
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::LynEve
06/11/15 12:36 AM GMT
A fine entry in the contest Doug - best of luck.
I really like this one :)
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::jerseygurl
06/14/15 7:55 PM GMT
Congrats on 2nd place in the contest Doug!!!
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::corngrowth
06/15/15 6:58 AM GMT
Congrats Doug with your 2nd place in the contest.
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.FlimBB
06/15/15 9:05 PM GMT
Grats on your 2nd place win with this ideal entry. Very well composed and presented.
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