Category: Pisa

Bicycle as a solution to a photographer’s block

When I was an undergraduate student in Pisa, I cycled daily for my urban commute from home to the University. I found it pleasant and relatively safe. I used my mountain bike frequently and with enjoyment, but always in urban

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Dillo coi graffiti

Family love, graffiti, Pisa (Tuscany)

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Calci (Pisa)

Photoshop is not the only responsible here. I also had some help from a cat who decided I should scratch its back, and from the Luminance software. Finally, of course, the wall was too large. I like Calci, so I

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L’acquedotto di Asciano Pisano

An imperfect landscape calls for a Photoshop perfection. I had fun reshaping the light to my taste. Numbered from 1 to 8, I illustrate below the passages from the first unedited capture to my final version. I used a Sony

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Beautiful Tuscan streets

In Pisa, the old walls of the old town (“centro storico”) often become canvasses where posters, decals, graffiti, street signs and cars paint colorful motifs. Via Santa Cecilia belongs to the Quartiere San Francesco area. …butthis was before Photoshop (local

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La luminaria di San Ranieri di Pisa

The celebration of the San Ranieri festivity in Pisa is gorgeous especially if observed from a vantage point.

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A Pisa, se non sai cosa leggere…

A Pisa, se non sai cosa leggere, puoi sempre fare una passeggiata e leggere quel che c’è sui muri!

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Portoni d’ingresso

Il Lungarno Gambacorti a Pisa è coloratissimo, ma un pizzico di Photoshop può migliorare sia i colori sia la geometria della composizione.   Sony NEX-5, C/Y Tessar 45/2.8 This photo is also for sale on iStock, where a whole set

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