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Lake Como Dongo Panorama #1

Panoramic image of Dongo on the shore of Lake Como in northern Italy

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The story behind this image

During our two week stay touring around the lakes of northern Italy my wife Liz and I made a complete circuit of Lake Como in our little Fiat Panda hire car, stopping off at the charming lakeside towns for a looksee and the occasional cappuccino.

With high mountains all around, Lake Como attracted quite a lot of cloudy weather while we were there, which added a certain whimsical ambiance to the olde worlde scenery.

Such were the conditions when we stopped off at the small town of Dongo, with cloud and mist hugging the mountains and the colourful buildings reflecting in the still waters of the lake.

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Image data

Filename - lake como dongo panorama 01

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 32mm

Exposure - 1/200 sec @ f11, ISO100

Filters - 2 stop neutral density graduated filter used to balance the exposure between sky and water.

Location - Dongo, Lake Como, Italy

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Panoramic image made by stitching multiple exposures