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Special People Photography, Shy Photographer

This might not be useful to many professionals who are comfortable shooting people, but it might give hope to photographers who never were comfortable shooting models like I was, am, & will be!It goes without saying that the first model I ever shot was family, my husband in particular as he's the most patient one. I love him for this among a million other reasons. Shooting family members is neither scary nor embarrassing in any way as photos would always have emotional value if they didn&... continue reading

Photographing the Carnival of Venice

It is about that time of the year when huge flocks of photographers head to Venice for Carnevale. Venice in itself is a photographers dream but Carnevale is a utopian experience. What to expect:First and foremost, you will not be alone. The costumes of Carnevale are extravagant. Revelers work throughout the year and spend hundreds and even thousands of euros to bring their creations to reality. Trust me, they want you to take their picture. Best of all, this is one of the few places in the world where... continue reading

Explore Alleppey (Alappuzha)- Venice of the East

      Paddy field texturePaddy fields are a majority of the scenes at Kuttanadu (the rice bowl of Kerala) in Alleppey (or Alappuzha) district of Kerala, India. It was a major business port in India at ancient times. The artificial canals made for transporting goods to inland from the port gave it the name "Venice of the East".    Collected paddy being packedAlleppey is famous for its paddy cultivation below sea level. There are acres of land being used for paddy... continue reading

Venice, between food and panoramas

Venice is a city to live and to see from different heights... You can look at the city from the top of a bell tower , and lose yourself in the scenic town and the lagoon ... You can look at its most beautiful monuments and those lesser-known... And you can also immerse yourself in the streets and in the culinary culture of the city , including traditional recipes...  new visions and street food... From whatever height you'll look at her, Venice will... continue reading

The Festival of the Redeemer, in Venice, Italy

Every year , on the third Sunday of July , the city of Venice wakes up in an atmosphere of celebration : the Festival of the Redeemer. The Festival of the Redeemer was established in 1576 , with the construction of the Church of the Redeemer on the island of Giudecca , as a votive offering for the liberation of Venice from the plague. Since then , every year people from all walks of life meet on the third Sunday of July to celebrate the Redeemer. On the island of Giudecca,... continue reading

Over 200 photos!

I would just like to share with you the satisfaction of achieving a small goal: I have exceeded the quota of 200 photos accepted! Over the months, my portfolio has been enriched by various types of images, although the animals and macro photography are my first love ... The beautiful city of Venice was a great source of inspiration, but I hope to addreports (very soon!) from other beautiful Italian cities. I will also try to share with you pictures of the wonderful Italian... continue reading

Capturing the beauty of Venice

There are some cities in the world that seems to be a little piece of magic; Venice is undoubtely among these. Venice could be an eternal source of inspiration even for its monuments and its stunning architecture, to watch - and be photographed! - especially at dawn and dusk, when the light plays strongly with the sky and with the sea... ...But Venice is also its people, the tourists, the life that winds around the Grand Canal... ... Venice is its cuisine, its traditional... continue reading

Venice

Here is a short description of my first visit to Venice which took place few years ago in 2011:Each time I turned the page of my notebook of future photographic projects to where I had written down « Venice », I got excited. I wondered what this city was really like, the city that was named Serenissima, La dominante, The Queen of the Adriatic Sea. Yes, Venice, the city that lives on water, the city where, at times, people wear masks and where the personalities are the gondoliers that win one... continue reading

Venice

Venice is one of the most Important tourist destinations in the world for its celebrated art and architecture. I cansay that Venice is one of my favorite cities in Europe. We went there with my wife 5 times and still love to go back there. The best time to visit is in May or at the end of September. There is still a lot of tourists in these months, but the weather is pleasant.Tip: Ready before the trip. There is nothing worse than to be on San Marco square and then what? The city offers a quiet... continue reading

After a long cold Winter choose a holiday destination.

Thinking about a holiday make sure your passports are up to date and you've got enough cash in this era of ' bad banks'.Venice was our choice last May and you will find it hard to beat it for photographic opportunities.The water front in Venice Lagoon is where public transport lands and departs, You've guessed it by boat.We stayed at Lido de Jesolo which is 20 Km from Venice but probably much cheaper. Here you see people going green in Italy with an entire family on one bike !It was wonderful... continue reading

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