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Serenity | Manarola, Cinque Terre – Italy

Serenity || Manarola Italy

I know that I’ve released quite a few different photos of Manarola over the years but I just can’t help myself. This enchanting little village seems to speak to my soul each and every time I think of it. Le Cinque Terre is pure magic and whenever I edit a photo I feel like I’ve […]

Memories Of The Sea | Manarola

Memories Of The Sea || Manarola Italy

Ever since my first visit to the beautiful little town of Manarola, I knew that it was one of the most extraordinary places to photograph in the world. Even more astonishing, is that it’s just one of five towns that make up the famous region of Italy known as Le Cinque Terre, each of which […]

Dreams In Color – Cinque Terre

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Manarola, Cinque Terre is simply stunning any time of day but when the sky turns shades of pink, it’s out of this world. It’s at those times that the color sings. (Or maybe that was the wine talking)

Falling Tide || Post-Processing Before and After

Falling Tide - (Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy)

Manarola is one of 5 beautiful towns in Le Cinque Terre and throughout each day, I’d set out to scout these amazing Italian Villages. Some of the days greeted me with cool cloud formations and with the long summer days, the lighting stayed warm and beautiful. It made for great shooting conditions from sunup to sundown.

The Post-Processing for this photo is pretty straight forward. All I really did was give the scene a tiny bit of encouragement and a few small color tweaks using simple masks and adjustment layers. Let’s just hope I pushed them in the right direction. ^_^

A Spotlight on Cinque Terre

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The Beautiful Vernazza Before the Floods In May of this year I had the fortunate opportunity to visit Cinque Terre in the Liguria region of the Italian Riviera coast. Known as “The Five Lands” it’s comprised of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The villages and coastline, as well as, the […]

Village By The Sea

This is the second photo that I’ve processed from Manarola, Italy. — (By the way, I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that I make useful links out of keywords like “Manarola” and “Italy.” Follow these links to view photos and posts from these specific areas or specific posts like “Manarola Moonrise.”) I still have piles […]