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Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 September 2012 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Following on from the photo of Amalfi that I posted last week here's a shot showing some of the many buildings that cling to the steep mountainside. The late afternoon sun was disappearing behind the top of the cliff creating these dramatic shafts of light and shade.

NIKON D700 1/2500 second F/5.3 ISO 200 195 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Andrew Atkinson from Hartlepool, United Kingdom

Hi Ian, I had already viewed this on DPReview. I think this is the best of the series so far. Love the atmosphere you have captured with the suns rays. Really great shot.

3 Sep 2012 6:26am

@Andrew Atkinson: Thanks Andrew! - DPR is a great place for showing photos together as a sequence isn't it.

Hans ter Horst from Ruislip, United Kingdom

Beautiful in the fog!

3 Sep 2012 6:34am

@Hans ter Horst: Thanks Hans!

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Interesting effect of the light, indeed !

3 Sep 2012 7:22am

@Gérard Beullac: Thanks Gérard!

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful atmosphere and light! Great work! Have a nice day.

3 Sep 2012 7:39am

@Aubélia: Thanks Aubélia!

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Very impressive... What a location! An epic feel...

3 Sep 2012 7:48am

@Daryl Johnson: Thanks Daryl!

k@ from Paris, France

Such an inspired & inspiring sight, your light is... a delight !

3 Sep 2012 8:05am

@k@: Thanks Karine!

Visu...Elle Photography from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful atmosphere and processing

3 Sep 2012 9:39am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Fantastic light and dramatic POV. Well done Ian.

3 Sep 2012 12:49pm

John Leech from Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom

Nice dreamy drama - its the bits I can't see at the top that make it work so well.

3 Sep 2012 2:38pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great !

3 Sep 2012 3:04pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Oh beautiful Ian! What a sight of enchantment and mystery through your amazing eye and masterful rendering!

3 Sep 2012 3:37pm

shooter from United Kingdom

Stunning location

3 Sep 2012 5:40pm

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, United States

excellent mood here - looks like it could go on an on through the hills and fog

4 Sep 2012 7:09am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great choice to go b/w, love it.

6 Sep 2012 9:03am

Marc L. from Auvergne, France

Fantastique ! C'est beau !

6 Sep 2012 9:23am

Mehdi Monadi from Tehran, Iran

fantsatic shot

6 Sep 2012 12:59pm

Wolfgang from Germany

Impressive photo, especially with the light and this atmosphere.

7 Sep 2012 7:24am

Richard from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Stunning, Ian, love it!

8 Sep 2012 6:59am

janina from Australia

Aahh, Amalfi, the place I would choose to live, if I were a mountain goat....misty mountain. Fabulous pic, Ian.

12 Sep 2012 2:00pm

1/2500 second
ISO 200
195 mm (35mm equiv.)