During my workshop I very often have requests for a sunset shooting session; most of people is worried because they have no tripod, no ND filters, no colored filters, no accessories if not their camera. I’m sorry for smartphone passionate photographers but this is not the right post for you. I’m an old style photographer, […]
The old town was abandoned due to natural disasters. The abandonment has made Craco a tourist attraction and a popular filming location. In 2010, Craco has been included in the watch list of the World Monuments Fund. Craco is about 40 kilometers (25 mi) inland from the Gulf of Taranto at the arch of the “boot” of Italy. It […]
This is a short story about Matera, a nice rediscovered place in Italy where I use to offer one of my 2 days photography workshops. Some text is re-arranged from Matera Guide by General directorate Basilicata Tourism Promotion Authority in Potenza and from Wikipedia. THE SASSI DISTRICTS; a 2 days photography workshop The Sassi of Matera are […]
For some years now caught an entirely Venetian event, which closes the Carnival: this is the Svolo della Pantegana (flight of the Rat), a parody of the famous flight of the angel who is held in Piazza San Marco and which officially opens the festivities of the Carnival of Venice. This small but very picturesque […]
BLAME THE MOON An unpredictable extravagances for dreamers and time travelers The Rio di Cannaregio turns into a real water stage with a show that every year attracts thousands of spectators, where floating structures transfer the theme of Carnival to the water. An exciting and spectacular water show where two seemingly opposite realities meet and merge, […]
February 18th; It’s officially opened Carnival 2019 with the 3rd edition of Mestre’s Carnival Street Show. Started at 17, a spectacular Grand Opening for a lot of curious, tourists and residents: fantastic and apocalyptic characters, robots and mechanical sculptures animated the centre of the city in an innovative way. The parade moved from piazza Donatori […]
Could you expect something different from a flooding city? In San Zaccaria, a very nice area close to San Marco, there is a church whose crypt has filled with the ubiquitous waters of the surrounding canals. Check the tide level before to go to visit this nice place!
Venice and high tide (Acqua Alta in italian or venetian dialect) is something Venetians have to accept and to live with. November is one of the time when this event is more frequent, compared to the other month. This happen when a combination of astronomical tide, strong south wind (scirocco) and the periodic movement of sea […]
These images are results from daily shots in Venice during a sunny day. I used my new M10-P and one of the most powerful lens made by Leica: the Tri-Elmar MATE (you have a short description here) at 50mm. I’m not adding any information on nature and use of the ND filters, the web is so rich […]
Not too many words over these images.. India is a place you have to be and begin to open your mind to new knowledges and lifestyles.
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