Posts Tagged ‘Venice’

Venice Grand Canal

Morning breaks over the Grand Canal, viewed from Accademia Bridge, Venice, Italy

A few shots of Venice’s Grand Canal (Canal Grande or Canal Grando), Venezia’s primary transportation corridor, from my recent trip to photograph the Venice Carnival.  All photographs made with a Fujifilm X100T, some with long exposures to make boat traffic disappear. Grand Canal, Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti and Santa Maria della Salute, Venice, Italy.  Exposure:  30 sec. […]


Venice Carnival

Man dressed in traditional mask and costume for Venice Carnival standing in Piazza San Marco in front of Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice, Veneto, Italy

He struts his way across Piazza San Marco, sauntering painfully slow through a crowd of thousands of photo-snapping carnival goers.  Step … pose for some photos … step … pose … step …  His pale expressionless hollow-eyed mask contrasts with his black and red feathery tricorne hat and deeply folded black robes. I estimate his […]