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San Trovaso, Acqua Alta
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San Trovaso, Acqua Alta

“San Trovaso, Acqua Alta” by Doron Talmi was the grand prize winner of the 2021 Accenti “Capture an Italian Moment” Photo Contest. About the photo: The title is borrowed from San Trovaso Church situated in the Dorsoduro neighbourhood of Venice, generally regarded as the city's university district. Doron Talmi says, “I have visited Italy many of times, on business and vacations, and I really love the country, the atmosphere, people, food." Doron lives in Herzliya, Israel. For details on this year’s contest, click here. Click here to know more about the…

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