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the edge of time

the edge of time

Spello, Umbria

The edge of time at Spello’s Porta Venere...the central section of this town gate dates back to the Romans...the 12 sided towers were added later...with the old town circumscribed by ancient walls, contemporary civic expansion occurs on the plain below

Nikon D90
Nikkor 18-200mm - 1/800s f/5.6 at 18.0mm iso200 full exif

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XiaoBernard9927-Jul-2010 17:22
We are in a movie without Camera but with some old clothes ,a big hat, and one sword ...Very attractive picture.
zyziza15-Jul-2010 17:30
It is like a visit in old times!
Thnx David!
Chris Spracklen13-Jul-2010 11:43
A superbly composed image, David, with a stunning sky to set off the ancient walls. (V)
C Ann How10-Jul-2010 03:25
Love the view ~ your composition really says a lot about this place. I could wander around here for a very long time~V
Lamar Nix09-Jul-2010 11:14
Ancient turrets make wonderful elements, backed by a cloudy, blue sky! V
Mairéad09-Jul-2010 09:28
A wonderful vista beyond these old walls..V
lou_rozensteins09-Jul-2010 04:56
Must be interesting to have these really old structure still about the place. This is a great composition, with lots of detail!
Paco López09-Jul-2010 04:35
Excellent compo and shot! V!
Colin Storey08-Jul-2010 21:50
Stunning scene and perfecttly captured. v
Alain Boussac08-Jul-2010 21:26
Cet ensemble fortifié défie vraiment le temps et l'image, superbement composée, nous le restitue parfaitement. V.
Gérard Koehl08-Jul-2010 17:56
Superbe composition... V
Nancy Good08-Jul-2010 15:47
I could sit on that wall for hours ... beautiful photo!!!
Giancarlo Guzzardi08-Jul-2010 15:37
beautiful POV on the distant landscape
Cindi Smith08-Jul-2010 15:23
I'd love to go there....what a wonderful place...full of nooks and crannies and great photo-ops. Well shot. Love the perspective! V
PauloCGama08-Jul-2010 15:21
Frozen in time, fantastic and powerful mood.
Walter O. Koenig08-Jul-2010 14:38
Great perspective and composition to show off this amazing architecture. Well titled too. "V"
Jim Coffman08-Jul-2010 13:48
What a fantastic scene. Great composition and beautiful picture. V
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