User:GiorgioGaleotti

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When clouds, fog, rain or snow come by. When the Sun rises and sets. At night... Then, even the most common landscape can become a magic wonderland!


See my Wikimedia Gallery here: Giorgio Galeotti


TITLES and DESCRIPTIONS

All FileNames follow the same scheme: Title - Location - Date Shot

Location is where the photo was taken from, i.e. not the portrayed location!

For example: a telephoto shot of Toronto taken from Niagara on the Lake (on a very clear day) will say "Toronto Skyline" as the title and "Niagara on the Lake" as the location.


Descriptions are usually the same as the Filenames without the date.


N.B. Most location names are derived from a combination of not always accurate GPS fixes and Google Maps/Google Earth/Street View/Flickr...

Hence locations may not always be perfect, especially near regional borders.

I mean: Italy has more than 8000 "Comuni" and a little error in the GPS fix will make you end up in the wrong Comune, especially in the mountains!

Furthermore, a lot of small Comuni are joining into larger ones with sometimes different names...

Therefore, location names are what I find on Google Earth/Google Maps/Flickr on the day I edit/publish the photo.

If the photo was taken a year ago and the name of the place changed in the meanwhile, the location will be the current name.

GPS fixes in EXIF data, if any, are what was recorded at the time of shooting and, at most, I correct them a little with GeoSetter.


COLOR SPACE

All my monitors are calibrated and all photos are saved in a sRGB color space.

More Photos by me can be found here:

http://www.giorgiogaleotti.com

https://www.flickr.com/photos/giorgio-galeotti