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colorful umbrellas on a street in Florence, Italy
November 14, 2012

Umbrellas, Florence

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

During a heavy downpour in Florence, Italy, water enhances the aged character of a road, highlighting an array of monochromatic textures. The transient, colorful umbrellas pass through the scene, all uniting and forming a striking image. Two of them unite, suggesting a closer connection, in colorful, romantic Florence.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by Steve Webb

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