o mia patria si bella e perduta
o membranza si cara e fatal

the beginning is lost in dormers, in cells
in another time, in another place
and memory, yet soothing, is flawed

the rooftops of the mansion on the christian brothers center
a simple chateau-like building on narragansett bay

taken – thursday, september 26, 2019


– the slate shingles are beautiful in their similarities and vastness
– the dormers are like eyes
– the oxidized copper lining the ridges is stained and delicate
– the pallet going from grey-blue, to green-blue to sky-blue is gentle

dimension – 1854 x 1315 pixels
resolution – 72 ppi
f-stop (aperture opening) – f/10.0
shutter speed – 1/640
iso – 500

post-production – the original image was cropped; and using lens correction, some of the key-stoning was eliminated.

to see 1854 x 1315 original, click on the above image

camera – nikon Ƶ7
lens – nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G

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