Portovenere, Italy (I)

AUGUST 2000 – View across the Bay of Portovenere, Italy, with the Isola Palmeria in the back. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

When we were in La Spezia, Italy, we also visited Portovenere, a beautiful village south of La Spezia with a long history. A long winded road slows you down significantly, enabling you to enjoy and experience the sights along your short journey.

We approached the main village of Portovenere from high above the sea level, stopping at the Parcheggio località Cavo Portovenere as well as further down the road, near the Carabinieri station. The afternoon sun was already beginning to throw longer shadows, and the contrast highlights the awesome sea views even more.

The high resolution image

Capture Date28-AUG-2000
LocationPortovenere, Italy
CameraCanon AE-1 Program
LensCanon FD 70-210mm f/4
Image SourceFuji Slide Film
Digital Image SourceMinolta Dimage Scan Elite II
Digital Image Source FormatTIFF, 48 bits/pixel, AdobeRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions3672 x 2448 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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