Manhattan Skyline

Vacations are over, time to get back to everyday life and start again with our routine. Time to recollect memories and pictures too, of course! But also time to say a special “thanks” to all the persons who contributed making this journey through the United States something special: to Jean and Alex who greeted usContinue reading “Manhattan Skyline”

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”

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”

Manhattan Skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge

It’s time to go on a vacation! In April I will be back to the United States, where I will spend three weeks. I’m planning to visit New York, Charlottesville and Florida, so any tips, hints or suggestions on places to visit and when or where to take pictures are welcome! Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park. WhatContinue reading “Manhattan Skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge”

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”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

An homage to New York. For this week I have decided to set aside hints and tips about photographyc spots in Venice or Berlin and to honor another magnificient city with its famous and astonishing skyline. The Brooklyn Bridge Promenade offers a beautiful vista of the Manhattan skyline and the majestic Brooklyn Bridge. Between trees,Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

Waking up earlier in the morning could not be the most original new year resolution, but surely is a special thing for anyone who loves photography. I was there with my trusty tripod at 6 o’clock in the morning to catch San Giorgio Maggiore Island’s silhouette backlit by the first light of dawn, when theContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved”

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