Tag: Photography

Bicycles in Berlin

Bicycles in Berlin

I’ve been bicycling all my life, and its one of the very few things I miss here in Venice. Berlin, on the other hand, is full of bicycles.

Black and white photography

Black and white photography

Martina and I went and did another photography class with Marc de Tolenaere – this time on black and white photography. Much of the focus was technical: correct exposure and post production. We talked about Ansel Adams‘ zone system, and the need to make sure […]

White egret

White egret

White egret taking off (Certosa island, Venice)
White egret taking off (Certosa island, Venice)
Saint Mark’s evening fog

Saint Mark’s evening fog

Saint Mark’s square on a foggy evening around Christmas

War in Venice

War in Venice

Warship moored in central Venice

Misty day on the Certosa island

Misty day on the Certosa island

Kingfishers

Kingfishers

Every once in a while we spot a kingfisher when we’re paddling around in Venice and surroundings. This year it has happened surprisingly often, and as a first I have managed to get some photos with the waterproof compact cameras we carry on our tours. […]

Tour of the lagoon

Tour of the lagoon

We went for a tour around the lagoon of Venice on Sunday, up north past Burano and Torcello to the abandoned islands of Sant’Ariano, La Cura and further up to some of the fish farms in the lagoon.

No Grandi Navi

No Grandi Navi

On May 9th there was a fairly large demonstration in Venice against the passage of the cruise ships in the lagoon. We went and took some photos.