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Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy #10

Colourful pedalos at Riva del Garda on Lake Garda, Italy

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

For the last few days of our holiday we decamped from Lake Como and headed east to Lake Garda, which proved to be quite different in terms of landscape and development than Lake Como.

A drive up the lovely roads right to the northern end of Lake Garda got us to the beautifully situated Riva del Garda, which proved to be a real gem of a place.

We ended up spending a whole afternoon here, just wandering around the waterfront and promenades looking at the scenery and architecture, and of course, taking the odd photo or fifty!

These colouful pedalos grabbed my attention like a slap in the face would, a curious modern and tacky addition to an otherwise classy and refined location.

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Filename - italy lake garda riva del garda 10.jpg

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 88mm

Exposure - 1/60 secs @ f11, ISO200

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

Location - Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld exposure with image stabilisation.