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Varenna, Lake Como, Italy #19

View overlooking Varenna on Lake Como in northern Italy

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The story behind this image

In the autumn of 2018 my wife Liz and I spent a fantastic two weeks exploring the lakes and mountains of northern Italy.

Our apartment was situated above the charming town of Varenna, right on the shores of Lake Como, and although we spent a lot of time driving around the region, we also took time out to enjoy the local delights of Varenna itself.

This image was taken from the balcony of our apartment just after sunrise, giving a lovely view out over Varenna including a couple of the ferries that criss-cross the lake just arriving and departing the harbour.

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Filename - italy lake como varenna 19.jpg

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 82mm

Exposure - 1/25 sec @ f11, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.

Location - Varenna, Lake Como, Italy

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Tripod and remote release used to prevent camera movement.