The new "San Paolo" skyscraper in Turin - from the Cappuccini Sanctuary, with the Alps (and the beautiful peak of the Rocciamelone) in the background


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Paulo Brabo Team 23 December 13, 2013, 07:58 PM
Per piacere, non cambiare nulla a Torino perché non ci sono stato ancora =) Niente skycraper per me ^__^
TheRatRace December 18, 2013, 09:11 AM
Paulo, il grattacielo e' bello nel suo genere -- e le citta' devono cambiare, evolversi -- ogni secolo ha lasciato un segno importante nello skyline di Torino. Senza questa capacita' di cambiare non avremmo nemmeno la Mole...

(quando vieni in Italia, vieni a Torino a trovarci!)

mramshaw December 24, 2013, 11:02 PM
Wonderful picture, not loving the composition but sometimes you have no choice.
TheRatRace January 01, 2014, 09:25 AM
Just to learn: what is wrong with the composition?
helen birch January 01, 2014, 06:02 PM
Does the height of the building suit the setting? Perhaps not :-/
TheRatRace January 01, 2014, 08:18 PM
@helen: I see what you mean -- but in fact I like the fact that the new skyscraper is somewhat out of scale compared with a mostly horizontal city as Turin.
helen birch January 01, 2014, 08:24 PM
you have such a stunning mountain backdrop - it seems such a shame to block the beautiful view
mramshaw January 03, 2014, 12:09 AM
Your title says the picture is about the skyscraper.

But your composition seems more towards either the dome of that basilica or else the Rocciamelone.

Personally, my feeling is that the skyscraper is the least interesting thing in the picture.

But I don't think you had much choice in terms of the view that was available - and so my earlier comment.

I don't think composition is ever right or wrong, mostly a matter of personal taste.

15°C January 08, 2014, 12:56 PM
I'm not particularly fond of skyscrapers but I do think the photo is more interesting with it in it! (Not that the mountains and the city would be not more beautiful without it - but it's the contrast.)
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