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Memories of Tuscany: Afternoon Chat

Memories of Tuscany: Afternoon Chat 

A meeting in the narrow streets of Volterra is the setting for this candid capture. The red top of the girl ties in well with the red geraniums and sun-shade. I must admit to liking the rustic tones of the walls here too in this light.

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Annalia S., Peter_Private_Box, Frans Schols, Jörg and 28 other people have particularly liked this photo


31 comments - The latest ones
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
An impressive place beautifully taken, Herb !
5 weeks ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
beautiful light here Herb.
5 weeks ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Géniale et absolument magnifique ..!
Bonne journée.
5 weeks ago.
 Nick Weall
Nick Weall club
Good memories Herb
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Nick Weall club
Yep sure are my friend.
5 weeks ago.
 TOZ
TOZ club
Another beautiful Image Herb excellent composition nicely balanced tones beautiful light nice job .
Regards TOZ
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to TOZ club
Thanks Toz, as you know i just love light like this.

Regards, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
The warm light on the stone looks lovely Herb. I like the moment you have captured with the people chatting and the flowers finish the picture beautifully. Cheers, Rosa.
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
A few good ingredients here Rosa -all helps of course. Glad you liked this mix.

Cheers, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Joe, Son of the Rock
Joe, Son of the Rock club
Great candid, Herb. I love the lighting and the majestic curve of the building. All the best, Joe
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Joe, Son of the Rock club
Glad you liked this one Joe. Italy has a lot to offer you.

Cheers, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 polytropos
polytropos club
Oh yes! Memories rise up! I've been in the Tuscany already 7 years ago. Some of my pictures also are here on IP.

Wonderful light and you got a nice curve of this alley in Volterra!
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to polytropos club
Once having visited this area, those memories never go. I see that you visited San Gimignano and this area and so you know full well its beauty. Glad you liked this and it brought back memories too.

Regards, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
A wonderful street scene in a terrific image Herb.
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
Good that you enjoyed this Roger.
5 weeks ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
A very well composed street candid Herb.............the light on the walls and people is lovely! Besides the colour matching to the girls red top, I also like the old lamp high up on the wall - the light has caught the glass perfectly.
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Keith Burton club
I do like to take the odd candid photo Keith and this was a great little opportunity. The light overall was very nice as you have also noticed. Glad you liked it.

Cheers, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca club
I would love to visit.
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Daniela Brocca club
Maybe you will get a chance sometime my friend.

Cheers, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】 club
A very lively composition, remarkable work!
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Betty【ツ】 club
Thanks so much Betty.
5 weeks ago.
 Christa1004
Christa1004 club
The light of the afternoon sun on these old walls is just gorgeous.
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Christa1004 club
My pleasure to share such lighting Christa.

Cheers, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
beautiful capture!
5 weeks ago.
 cammino
cammino club
Beautiful snapshot!
5 weeks ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
Was this really taken today, Herb? If so, where are their masks? And even though they are standing about a metre apart, it doesn't look sufficient. But in Italy and Spain, where conversations are held within centimetres of one another, this must seem like about 10 metres in our terms!
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Andy Rodker club
Haha, oh yes, I have flown out their, despite the C19 restrictions and come back to post this. No, as you know full well my friend, if a photo has been edited in certain ways, they sometimes loose their Exif resulting in today's date being posted as the date taken. I had in fact altered the border here. So taken in 2011 and i have altered the date now to reflect that. (I could have put next weeks date I suppose, showing meeting being normalised again :) I do take on board your observations about the way Spanish and Italians like to get up-close to talk! I take it you liked the picture as well.

Keep safe, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 David G Johnson
David G Johnson club
Scrumptious Herb'...... and the 'rustic tones' show up very nicely with the smack on angle of the sun down the alley... ''Hey ! I a geeve a you a yellow a star fora da' gooda' photo'
..... In Italian'.... Cheers from Dj..
5 weeks ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to David G Johnson club
Always a real pleasure to see your sincere and often funny comments my friend. I thank-er you'a for the star-a too'a. (In my best Italian )

Cheers, Herb
5 weeks ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
A great street scene, Herb, with the curve of the street adding to the composition. As you noted, the tones all go well together.
5 weeks ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
I love this street scene Herb. Nice light and shade, beautiful old buildings and I like the interaction between the young ladies.
5 weeks ago.

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