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Memories of Tuscany: Siena

Memories of Tuscany: Siena
The next town on our Tuscany list is Siena. Here we see a view looking towards the highest part of this charming city, showing its cathedral, ‘Duomo di Siena’. Its construction started in 1196 and it is built with medieval bricks.
The Pip shows the main forward view of this magnificent building.


Philippe, Gabi Lombardo, Marco F. Delminho, Berny and 20 other people have particularly liked this photo

24 comments - The latest ones
 Herb Riddle
Herb Riddle club
The Cathedral:
HFF - Memories of Tuscany: Duomo di Siena
2 months ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Admirable prises de vue bien rendues....Happy sunday.
2 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Wonderful city view with a stunning PiP Herb.
2 months ago.
 John Cass
John Cass club
Beautiful image, wonderful PIP.
2 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
A beautiful town !
2 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
A beautiful PiP of the cathedral Herb. Your main picture is just how I imagine so many cities in Italy. I guess they have different stone and architecture in different regions. A lovely addition to the series. Sunday greetings, Rosa.
2 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
Italy has just so much to offer for us photographers. Like the UK not only does it have stunning landscapes but its town and cities are a true delight with loads of history too. A few more from here to come.

Happy Sunday to you too. Herb
2 months ago.
 Annalia S.
Annalia S. club
I love this view of the warren of medieval houses in Siena "leading up" to the cathedral. You must have taken this not too far from San Domenico's lookout (where I took this: www.ipernity.com/doc/2518356/49770174//in/album/1268980 ). You did a better job than me on the light and details, though, and I like that you went with the color because Siena definitely has its own soft coloured brickwork that is peculiar to it.
2 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Annalia S. club
I think you are right Annalia, about where i took this photo from. I think I was not far from the big car-park there and was looking across a valley too. Like you say, your mono shots looks good but with these gentle honey stone colours here it had to be colour for me. Great that we shared the same paths. -ps I envy you your many trips here.

Keep safe. Herb
2 months ago.
tiabunna club
Two beautiful images, Herb. The cathedral is certainly impressive.
2 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to tiabunna club
Glad you liked them George,

Cheers, Herb
2 months ago.
 Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca club
Wow, what a beautiful landscape. I have so much places still to see in Italy.
2 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Daniela Brocca club
And what a beautiful country to live in, with towns like this Daniela!

Happy Sunday. Herb
2 months ago.
Daniela Brocca club has replied to Herb Riddle club
I'm sure is beautuful to live there.
2 months ago.
 J. Gafarot
J. Gafarot club
Precious picture.
Superb cathedral.
Things to remember in this quality.
2 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to J. Gafarot club
Thanks Jose. It was a fine place for such photos.
2 months ago.
 Mick Herbert
Mick Herbert club
Very ornate, nice shot Herb !
2 months ago.
Herb Riddle club has replied to Mick Herbert club
Good to see to you here Mick. Another to delight you.
2 months ago.
neira-Dan club
superbe vue
2 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
A wonderful view over the rooftops to the cathedral captured in awesome detail. The cathedral really dominates the skyline and looks good against the blue sky.

The close up view in the PiP is really impressive...........such a grand building! Once again the detail and textures are stunning. I especially like the stripes on the steeple!

Terrific work my friend!
2 months ago.
Proxar club
very beautiful!
2 months ago.
TOZ club
Another beautiful view Herb love the pip what a stunning Cathedral.
Nice pair of photos.
Regards TOZ
2 months ago.
 Herb Riddle
Herb Riddle club
Hi Toz. Yes, I nearly put the cathedral as the main photo as it would have been originally in Panoramio but I wanted to just show folks what the city looked like from further away. Too many photos from here to post each one as a full photo. Glad you liked it.

Cheers, Herb
2 months ago.
HappySnapper club
A pair of beautiful photographs Herb, the cathedral in the PIP is absolutely stunning.
2 months ago.

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