This is the Basilica di San Marco in Venice, Italy, very early on a summer morning, before any (other) tourists were up. The sun was just rising over the collonaide behind me, guilding the facade of the church, which is actually a cream-colored marble.
The Scaffolding Issue is a common problem shooting in Eurpoe, where restoration work seems to always progressing in small pieces on these very old structures. Do you photoshop it out? Crop it? I don’t know the answer, and I don’t have photoshop, so i just try to pretend it’s not there. It’s always a killer though, when you’ve travelled so far, to find the scaffolding up on buildings you want to shoot….