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Count of San Gimignano

Caught this eerie image in the walled city of San Gimignano, Italy late at night when he appeared out of the misty darkness. His shadowed cast by the lights str...
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Caught this eerie image in the walled city of San Gimignano, Italy late at night when he appeared out of the misty darkness. His shadowed cast by the lights strangely resembles a Vampire bat hanging upside down.
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39 Comments |
YvonneJeaK
 
YvonneJeaK August 17, 2015
Superb.
delb0y
 
delb0y October 09, 2015
Love this photo! Wonderful
Steve-Pond PRO+
Steve-Pond October 21, 2015
Thank you, it's greatly appreciated.
hannekebrandsma
 
hannekebrandsma October 13, 2015
In Rome?, love that!
Steve-Pond PRO+
Steve-Pond October 21, 2015
San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy, it's an amazing place to travel to.
vojce
 
vojce October 14, 2015
excellent
Steve-Pond PRO+
Steve-Pond October 21, 2015
Thank you ;)
nandicmb
 
nandicmb October 20, 2015
Congratulations on your Runner Up win in Downtown in Black and White Photo Contest!!
Steve-Pond PRO+
Steve-Pond October 21, 2015
Thank you, it's greatly appreciated.
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots October 20, 2015
Amazing capture! Congrats.
Steve-Pond PRO+
Steve-Pond October 21, 2015
Thank you ;)
maureenhopkins
 
maureenhopkins October 21, 2015
stunning photo , love it
Steve-Pond PRO+
Steve-Pond October 21, 2015
Thanks Maureen ;)
williampisciotta
 
williampisciotta October 28, 2015
remarkable...truly
heureka
 
heureka November 02, 2015
A real Film Noir atmosphere.
jeffsinnock
 
jeffsinnock November 04, 2015
Beautiful shot
Debrazig
 
Debrazig November 05, 2015
Absolutely love this shot. Superb!
diani
 
diani November 22, 2015
awesome shot, congratulation
laureenofscotts
 
laureenofscotts December 07, 2015
Very atmospheric! Well done!
kevishan
 
kevishan December 29, 2015
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
AntonioMarchetti
 
AntonioMarchetti January 08, 2016
Great shot !!
miumiu
 
miumiu January 14, 2016
yess
Melisa317
 
Melisa317 April 01, 2016
Absolutely love this photo!
charlillosmx
 
charlillosmx May 05, 2016
Nice!!
PaulN PRO+
 
PaulN June 24, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
PaulN PRO+
 
PaulN June 24, 2016
what an awesome photo i love this
Pam54x
 
Pam54x June 25, 2016
Fantastic ...love this photo
gunners42 PRO+
 
gunners42 July 25, 2016
Nicely done.... love the fog.
dwayne64 Platinum
 
dwayne64 July 25, 2016
---------------"BEAUTIFUL"-----------------------
Witmar
 
Witmar July 26, 2016
good shot
Steve-Pond PRO+
 
Steve-Pond July 26, 2016
Thank you for all the awesome comments, it's really appreciated ;)
Hedde
 
Hedde July 27, 2016
Superb shot. Perfection!
mareckitx68
 
mareckitx68 July 27, 2016
One of the best shot i've seen , congrats !!!
narekdekirakosyan
 
narekdekirakosyan September 22, 2016
Looks like from Fellini's movies .. )
Pblais
 
Pblais January 14, 2017
Seriously dark. Great! The shadow on the subject was required!
Simonds
 
Simonds February 04, 2017
Great photograph
Hamburgensie
 
Hamburgensie March 01, 2017
Awesome photo! I love the mood the light ceeates.
Steve-Pond PRO+
 
Steve-Pond March 03, 2017
Thanks for all the comments, they are really appreciated.
maciejplewicki_fotografia
 
maciejplewicki_fotografia April 12, 2017
Mooooody!
bobtoye PRO
 
bobtoye March 11, 2018
Saw the bat meself. Amplifies an already captivating mood!
DrB76
 
DrB76 April 18, 2018
This photo really caught my eye. Superb colours and composition. Really outstanding.
DrB76
 
DrB76 May 06, 2018
One of my favourite photos: dark; moody; and simply great.
margitulstrup PRO
 
margitulstrup May 08, 2019
Fantastic shot
WriteWithLight1729
 
WriteWithLight1729 December 19, 2021
Incredible shot!
Europephotos Ultimate
 
Europephotos January 14, 2022
Masterpiece
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