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Postcard from Venice – waiting for the Biennale

It has been a pretty busy week for me here in Venice, since I am moving from the neighborhood of Dorsoduro to the one of Castello. Many stuff to do left me with almost no time to take pictures, so I went trough my library to find this one of the amazing Biennale installation byContinue reading “Postcard from Venice – waiting for the Biennale”

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Postcard from Venice

My postcard from Venice of the week is another twilight view from the top of San Giorgio Maggiore’s bell tower. I blended two images to get this final result. I took the first exposure just a few minutes before sunset, to have the best from the sky. Then I waited 20 minutes for the sun toContinue reading “Postcard from Venice”

St. Mark’s Square from Above

Postcards from Venice: St. Mark’s Square from the top of San Giorgio Maggiore’s bell tower. Location: The Campanile of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice. What to shot: The view from the top of the building is surely one of the best views over Venice. An amazing advantage point to photograph Venice’s skyline and lagoon, St Mark’s square,Continue reading “St. Mark’s Square from Above”

Bird’s eye view of Venice

“The best view of Venice!” That’s what a friend of mine said speaking about the photographic spot I am going to share with you this week. It is difficult to take pictures of the most famous places in the world and to be original while doing it, but looking for different points of view mayContinue reading “Bird’s eye view of Venice”

Dawn at Punta della Dogana, Venice

  When photographing Venice, I have my favorite places, and Punta della Dogana is for sure one of them. It used to lodge Charles Ray’s art work “Boy with Frog”, but recently the sculpture has been replaced by the ancient lamp who used to be there since the XIX century. Whether with the sculpture or theContinue reading “Dawn at Punta della Dogana, Venice”

Gondolas and Poles 2 – St Mark’s Square

The third picture of the triplet about Gondolas and Poles (first, second). Location: St Mark’s Square, Venice. What to shot: From St. Mark’s square you can play with the many poles, docks and gondolas you will find there to create interesting foregrounds and lead the observer’s eye through the picture towards the small island of San GiorgioContinue reading “Gondolas and Poles 2 – St Mark’s Square”

Gondolas and Poles – St Mark’s Square

The second picture of a triplet about Gondolas and Poles (first here). Location: St Mark’s Square, Venice. What to shot: From St. Mark’s square you can play with the many poles, docks and gondolas you will find there to create interesting foregrounds and lead the observer’s eye through the picture towards the small island of SanContinue reading “Gondolas and Poles – St Mark’s Square”

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