Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Metal

Hint, hint!

Hint, hint!

Few years ago I was in Italy, in Venice. I fall in love with the city, I spent four whole days wandering through the small streets and canals, exploring hidden yards and passages. I was also collecting photos of objects and situations that seemed to me to be interesting. And now it’s the right time to show you one of the collections, which is called Bars and Grids of Venice, for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Metal.

SMaller grids

Smaller grids

"Flower" bars

“Flower” bars

Doors

Doors

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. faz
    Jan 11, 2013 @ 11:39:32

    Amazing details – we’re heading to Venice next month so looking forwards to seeing some of these for myself!

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  2. Delta Light Lampen Online
    Jan 11, 2013 @ 11:44:17

    Nice Blog !

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  4. poppytump
    Jan 11, 2013 @ 14:25:29

    Forging must have been a popular industry in Venice at some point Katy !
    Great post for the theme 🙂

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  5. bubblytee
    Jan 11, 2013 @ 15:23:30

    Metal is the element of my nature and anything built with it touches my heart, as does this exhibit of yours. Thank you so much for sharing this with me! I hope to make it to Italy some day. At the present I am hoping to go to Paris this summer. If you have ever traveled there, I would love to learn from you…? 🙂

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    • PragueByKaty
      Jan 11, 2013 @ 19:16:55

      First you have to watch movie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0211915/ and some other “Parisien” movies :-).
      Places that I love in Paris and which I always visit there (I am not going to mention Eiffel tower and other traditional touristic sights that are must see):
      Canal St. Martin (where Amelie from the movie plays with stones) – walk around the water or take a boat here, take a coffe and just enjoy the place.
      Montparnass tower – brilliant view
      Sitting on the stairs of Sacre Coer (take a lift up) and having my lunch there (baguette and cheese)
      Place du Tertre – lot of artists
      Orangerie museum, Monet’s gorgeous water lillies (Nymphas) and other paintings (I love Matisse and Modigliani and Rousseau)
      Notre Dame – climb up, it worth it.
      Go to the Le Defense quarter and take a lift up the arch
      Visit Saint Chapel: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sainte-Chapelle
      Rue Mouffetard – markets http://www.apartexchange.com/Guide_Paris5th_Mouffetard.htm
      Jardin de Louxembourg – walking, sitting, enjoying
      Jardin des Plantes – walking, sitting, enjoying
      Arenes de Lutece – watching people playing petanque
      Mosque – must go for coffee to the cafe on the corner, but the mosque is beautiful as well
      And I think these are the most important places.
      In case of any other questions, do not hesitate to contact me :-).

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  6. Boomerangix
    Jan 11, 2013 @ 19:24:06

    My early years, we had a screen door with scrollwork. Now I understand why my mom chose it! Both her parents were from Italy, and she was steeped in the sensibilities. Thanks for the insight and the trip down memory lane.

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  7. Amy
    Jan 12, 2013 @ 01:37:24

    Beautiful metal works. Great selections for the theme,Katy!

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  8. Kreon Led Lighting
    Jan 12, 2013 @ 06:47:42

    This is amazing. Keep posting great !

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  9. sondasmcschatter
    Jan 13, 2013 @ 16:52:53

    Loved this– thank you for sharing your pictures & information!!!

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  10. tearoomdelights
    Jan 13, 2013 @ 17:09:54

    Absolutely beautiful, Venice just has so much to recommend it!

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  11. Naomi Baltuck
    Jan 13, 2013 @ 21:35:03

    What a cool idea for this theme! Beautiful photos, really nice series. I love Venice too!

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  12. Cee Neuner
    Jan 15, 2013 @ 20:12:51

    These are great designs!! Thanks so much for being a part of the fun of this challenge!

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  13. Little Miss Ling
    Jan 29, 2013 @ 12:21:05

    What a beautiful collection of photos! I often take photos of small details of places that I visit in Europe – they’re so intricate! And thanks for stopping by my blog! =)

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