Picture of the Day: Sunrise in the Cinque Terre

The beauty of Italy – my late Grandmother’s birth country – never ceases to touch my heart. This photograph of Riomaggiore in The Cinque Terre, taken by James Brandon, can be found on the fantastic website of the ever-amazing Twisted Sifter. Thank you Twisted Sifter and James – very much appreciated 🙂

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SUNRISE IN THE CINQUE TERRE

 

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In this stunning sunrise capture by James Brandon, we see the village of Riomaggiore in the famous Cinque Terre region of Italy. Brandon recalls:

“Out of the five little villages in the Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore is probably the most quaint as well as the most dramatic. This image was made at sunrise and was manually blended together from three separate exposures. A quick exposure for the sky, a long exposure for the town to capture the starbursts in the light sources and another quick exposure to freeze the boats in place in the water.”

 

Riomaggiore is a village in the province of La Spezia. It is the first of the Cinque Terre and the most southern of the five villages which are all connected by trail.

The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion…

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