24h in Verona: rain, bicycles, people. (5 of 6)

Posted by Giovanni (Milan, Italy) on 30 April 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Verona, Italy, April 2009.
bike and rain again!

Esther K from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Ciao, Giovanni. Nice, everything about it is nice!!! I like the stillness of the cyclist and the blur of everything else around! Again, a fascinating image.

30 Apr 2009 5:51am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Wonderful mood and atmosphere in this great motion capture Giovanni! I love the use of monochrome and the beautiful highlights!

30 Apr 2009 6:42am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Beautiful capture, love the composition and the street lights, it's wonderful.

30 Apr 2009 6:43am

k@ from Paris, France

J'aime ces noirs d'encre et le motion blur too !

30 Apr 2009 6:52am

Moreno from Stresa/Novara/Milano, Italy

Molto bella questa carrellata, mi piace l'idea

30 Apr 2009 6:57am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

C'est très réussi. La notion de mouvement est bien restituée ainsi que l'atmosphère sombre et pluvieuse. J'aime beaucoup.

30 Apr 2009 9:19am

Charles from New York, United States

Beautiful shot. Love the motion and the rain in the composition.

30 Apr 2009 11:00am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Un très beau noir!!!! Superbe image!

30 Apr 2009 11:17am

carole from France

quel temps !!!!!!

30 Apr 2009 12:03pm

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

You have caught the cyclist perfectly with your panning. Very well seen and presented.

30 Apr 2009 12:41pm

Fred from Albania

brilliantly done

30 Apr 2009 1:38pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, USA, United States

i am enjoying these bike / rain / umbrella shots!! very romantic!!! (or maybe it is just the theme of Italy that is romantic?) ;)

lovely dark tonalities here and sense of movement!!!

30 Apr 2009 1:38pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Wonderful show of the rain. The bicycle is a terrific element.

30 Apr 2009 2:25pm

Mariana from waterloo, Canada

Wonderful image . Excellent BW choice to emphasize the mood !

30 Apr 2009 3:12pm

Nazanin from Tehran, Iran

Wonderful shot ,well done

30 Apr 2009 4:01pm

Anouk from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Géniale photo! Magnifique!!!

30 Apr 2009 6:22pm

beanow from Warsaw, Poland

Perfect night street shot. Super mood...

30 Apr 2009 6:36pm

Ajay from Pune, India

As ever, I simply love the black and white tone of you city shots. Excellent photography.

30 Apr 2009 6:53pm

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Bonsoir, Superbe N&B, j'aime beaucoup cette atmosphère, une image remarquable. Belle soirée, à bientôt.

30 Apr 2009 8:25pm

CushmoK from France

un n&b un peu sombre, mais teinté d'une mélancolie sourde..

30 Apr 2009 9:14pm

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Superb capture of the moving bike, and a lovely shot Gio.

30 Apr 2009 11:59pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautifuly composed. Beautiful lights before night and sense of motion.

1 May 2009 12:08am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

I like a rainy night : ] best...jerry

1 May 2009 1:55am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Five stars because this is just stunning!!! Excellent!

1 May 2009 3:59am


very nice

1 May 2009 6:39am

Laura from Birmingham, United Kingdom

wonderful shot

1 May 2009 7:45am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Great shot.

1 May 2009 11:20am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Very artistic... cold and wet.

1 May 2009 12:35pm

martie from somewhere, United States

Love it - so artistic! And as I sit here looking at this amazing image I am listening to the rain beat down on my place!

1 May 2009 2:41pm

Ilan from Israel

A panning photo done well.
The stone structure and the background lights make the photo look with a bit of a classic touch.

1 May 2009 5:14pm

alex centrella from United States

wow..i love this shot..!

1 May 2009 7:42pm

Mike Paulison from United States

Fantastic job with this. The shaprness of the subject against the slightly blurred background makes for an extremely powerful and dynamic shot. Hard to stop looking at it.

2 May 2009 5:27am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

cool night shot
congrats for the photoblogs.org hall of fame!

2 May 2009 8:29am

@yz: Thanks! it was really unexpected!

Robert Kruh from Slovenia

Excellent night street capture, composition is perfect! Amazing! :)

2 May 2009 1:39pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

this is a great capture. Well done.

2 May 2009 4:03pm

ida from TEHRAN, Iran

great image of rainy night... BRAVO~ :)

2 May 2009 4:45pm

Godo from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome shot.
Love the speacially mood you has created
Really nice work Giovanni

2 May 2009 6:12pm

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

Quite simply an exceptional image . . one of the best around. Very well done.

2 May 2009 10:10pm

Alice from Verbania/Milano, Italy

Magnifica, sei davvero riuscito a trasmettere la sensazione di movimento

3 May 2009 8:20am

Alline from France

Une atmosphère et un N&B superbes qui magnifient le mouvement..

3 May 2009 10:28am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

I like the scenery, the lights, the reflections and the human presence

3 May 2009 3:21pm

mark raymond palmer from leicester, United Kingdom


3 May 2009 7:38pm

Amit Basu from United States

Pretty cool. Like the sense of motion there!

4 May 2009 4:17am

Mahbubur Rahman from New York, United States

This set is magnificent....

4 May 2009 5:38am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

bellissima la luce, ottima inquadratura

4 May 2009 11:16am

K.B.R from Switzerland

J'aime beaucoup la lumière ainsi que l'architecture à gauche semble être un "mini-Colisée "?
Bravo pour le cadrage
,C'est pas évident de conduire un vélo quand il pleut !

4 May 2009 4:55pm

Dragos from Ploiesti, Romania

Beautiful this bikes / umbrellas / rain series. Great idea!

4 May 2009 6:54pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Nice! I love the reflection/shadow of the cyclist in the wet pavement. Great series.

5 May 2009 11:01am

Lunamania from Oakland, United States

I love the dark mood and rain in this shot. Great low-light capture.

5 May 2009 8:33pm

jelb from France

belle photo de nuit..l"atmosphère" est très bien restituée..Bravo!

6 May 2009 7:05pm

Mario Jean [MADOC PHOTO] from Montréal, Canada

Le mouvement, la lumière, la composition...
Tout s'agence dans une composition parfaite pour créer une photographie magnifique.

6 May 2009 11:04pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


7 May 2009 4:55am

Audrey from Paris, France

J'aime beaucoup ce léger flou qui va très bien à cette ambiance pluvieuse et à ce noir et blanc.

9 May 2009 1:08am

Riccardo from - Giovinazzo -, Italy

Molto bella!! Questa del B&W azzeccatissima! COntrasto e luce ottime, come sempre ^.^ bravo!

9 May 2009 7:43am

marmalade-art from leicester, United Kingdom

Black and white just does it,nice.

16 May 2009 4:25pm

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