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Wonders of Milan

On Saturday, we took the wee one who must be occupied for a trip up to Como, but the big one, me, who must take photos, was forbidden from taking my trusty Canon. By way of revenge, sort of, and true to mad dogs and Englishmen form, I exploited a free afternoon while wee one and mum went to the pool, to wander around, armed with my newish Tokina 12-14mm wide angle lens, and take a few practice shots around the main and back streets of Milan.

Here is an incredible apartment block which is just across the road from the St Ambrogio church.
Apartment Block

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Yes, I know it is distorted, but I like this kind of perspective. The bright, and hot, sun washed the colours out a bit, but playing with the saturation, I managed to add some strength to the tones.

This is one of the St Ambrogio towers:
St Ambrogio Tower

Here is Piazza Cadorna, and one of my ’tilt’ phase photos:
Piazza Cadorna

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