An Igers’ photography contest on our new terrace

We got an unusual request in mid-September….a group of Igers— as Instagram‘s most active users are dubbed — asked if they could organize a training session for the followers of their community at our hotel. They were mainly members of the Igers Florence group.

We have to admit we knew nothing about it all until right before we met them… but we happily said yes. Basically, they gave a kind of outdoor lesson on how to take great pictures, taking advantage of our terrace’s beauty from where all of Florence can be admired from up high. They took a huge number of pictures — each one more beautiful than the last. So we asked them to send them to us so we could give a prize to one of them — a dinner at our I Chiostri restaurant. We ended up getting 51 photographs, each more beautiful than the last!

It was a hard choice, but we did it…here’s the winning photograph, by Ilaria, a Florentine Iger.


Nice, isn’t it?

Since the other ones were really beautiful too, we decided to post them for you on this blog and give you a chance to admire some original views of our pool, terrace, the church of Santa Maria Novella and the Duomo.

English translation by Miriam Hurley

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