Low, early morning sun forming a natural chiaroscuro street scene in Florence with, prominent in the background, the city's cathedral: the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, or the Duomo as it is ordinarily called.
Wikipedia on 'Chiaroscuro': "When discussing Italian art, the term is sometimes used to mean painted images in monochrome or two colours.....the term early broadened in meaning to cover all strong contrasts in illumination between light and dark areas in art, which is now the primary meaning."
Like what you see here and are interested in photographic composition?.....the blog section of my website now has a complete set of 5 articles covering my personal approach to the subject: Ian Bramham Photography - Blog
For purchasing high quality archival prints of any of these photos you can send me an email by clicking here or by going to my website Ian Bramham - Fine Art Photography where prices are listed in the gallery sections under each individual photo.
16 mm (35mm equiv.)