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Red racers

Members of the Club Ponte dei Sartori practice their rowing skills on the Grand Canal.

comments (16)

  • Krunal
  • India
  • 9 Feb 2011, 03:38
superb shot, love the overall atmosphere. It must be real fun out there
  • Sidney
  • Philippines
  • 9 Feb 2011, 03:42
Not so fun in the rain smile
Great "street shot ".
That looks hard on the back! I love the effect of the rain - wonderful shot.
Great shot, what good fortune they are wearing red
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 9 Feb 2011, 07:25
THAT is worth more than a thousand words, John! Is it raining or is that a texture you used?? I love the effect.
John Prior: Thanks Ginnie, it had been raining, but that is a sneaky rain effect smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 9 Feb 2011, 07:28
Is this some sort of daily ritual John?
John Prior: Thanks Chris, I only saw them once, but I did find other shots on Flickr, I think it could be.
It's something I'd never thought of - racing on the canals of Venice.
Is that real rain, or added texture?
John Prior: Thanks Sheila, it had been raining, but that is a sneaky rain effect smile
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 9 Feb 2011, 11:48
Excellent photo John,top shelf
All weather rowers, good effect John smile
Love this shot..They are putting some effort into this..That rain effect is good John.
I see the women are doing all the hard work
I like the tones and textures in this John.
It's the first time I see Venice in a rainy day! It's still a charming town!!!
Have a nice day.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 9 Feb 2011, 15:49
The rain makes this look a little like a charcoal drawing.
I wonder why they are standing. Good shot and treatment john
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 9 Feb 2011, 20:29
I really like the capture of the rain and the red is quite nice.

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