Posing for Pictures in Italy.

IMG_1648We often forget to enjoy the view as we spend hours behind the camera lens.  This picture shows what happened when we arrived at Il Greppo winery near Siena – a photographic hog-heaven of sorts.  I’m curious, what sorts of body contortions will you do to get the perfect shot? Anyway you look at it, it’s complicated!

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11 thoughts on “Posing for Pictures in Italy.

  • What a great place to shoot some pictures. I see a ton of great shots there. I have been in some weird positions trying to get that perfect shot. After all you may never get a second chance to shoot there again.

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  • Oh heck, I think I’d do anything, so long as it did not hurt, well at least not for too long! But one thing that can never be overestimated is the importance of a good tripod. They make so many shots possible. Many companies make little portable ones appropriate for travel that are fab. Tripods rule.

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    • Oh yes, I totally agree about the tripod thingy. But, I don’t lug my big cameras around when I’m traveling. What you see was all taken with my cannon s95 – a great little portable camera that has lots of options.

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  • Hi Beth, this photo reminds of that American romance movie shoot in Italy. i forgot the title. in the movie Diane Keaton (not so sure if it is she she is or was it Diane Lane?) is a writer and she moved out to Italy and into this beautiful place and fall in love. Is that your life put into movie?…LOL…

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  • Dad For Real, the movie is Under the Tuscan Sun and it was Diane Lane, not Keaton. Based on the book by Frances Mayes, which I believe is autobiographical. And, like the folks in the picture, I would be one of those contorting myself for the one-in-a-million shot. And, I would also be one of those lugging around 20 pounds of camera equipment!

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