Room with a Window – Burano, Venice

Venice Photography tip of the week: Room with a Window. Location: Burano, Venice. What to shot: An entire island in the Venetian lagoon with just 2500 inhabitants, filled with its old, authentic charm. Popular among artists, photographers and tourists for its tiny, brightly painted houses, small canals and shining alleys. This little island of the lagoon of Venice isContinue reading “Room with a Window – Burano, Venice”

Venice – Canals and Alleys of Dorsoduro

Photography tip of the week: Split-Second Story, Street Photography. Location: Fondamenta De Le Romite, Dorsoduro, Venice. What to shot: Dorsoduro is one of the most picturesque and graceful neighborhood of Venice. Not stricken by the crowds of tourists that rush St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge, this area still hosts some of the most charmingContinue reading “Venice – Canals and Alleys of Dorsoduro”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!

Gondolas in Venice – St. Mark Square. Usually we take advantage of some sort of light to take our pictures, it could be the light of a built in flash, a lamp, daylight or even the moon, but it is not so frequent to put the source of that light in the frame while composing.Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon of Venice

The challenge of this week is Horizon, so let’s expand our horizons! I’ve been posting a lot about Venice, since the aim of this blog is to collect  tips to take good pictures of this enthralling city, but what about expanding our horizons just a bit. I went to Burano this summer with my cameraContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon of Venice”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

The Bridge of Sighs, in Venice, connects the Doge’s Palace to the old Prisons. The bridge owes its name to Lord Byron, and it comes from the suggestion that prisoners would sigh crossing the bridge toward their dungeon. It represents of course a big change in one man’s condition, going from freedom to confinement. TodayContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Change”

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