During the day, throngs of visitors descend upon the little village of Burano, which is just across the bay from Venice. But at night, Burano settles down to the sleepy village that it was before it became a tourist attraction.
Here’s another isolation photo that I shot on the same night as this one. The background light comes from an (I assume) incandescent light bulb that illuminates the entrance to the Arsenale.
W. Dean Furr sent me a great tip a few days ago that I wanted to pass along. For a short period in early spring, the operating hours at many sites allow you to do night photography when you ordinarily could not. The key is catching it right after they switch to later hours, but Read more... you know you want to.
Okay, Super Bowl XLVII starts kicks off in an hour and I know most of you aren’t going to be paying any attention to my nightly night photo. But I did promise to post a new photo every night, so here goes. This is a different view from the location for Friday’s photo. Of course, you Read more... you know you want to.
For reasons I won't get into, I never was a Boy Scout, but I would have made a good one. Well, the part about being prepared, anyway. When I visit a location for the first time, I bring with me a notebook filled with research. Places to see, times to be there, which bar fills Read more... you know you want to.
I’m not a big fan of vertical perspective distortion in photos. I prefer my trees, lighthouses, and buildings to stand up straight, thank you. But I have exceptions, as I do with any other “rule.” When it comes to architecture, it’s all or nothing. I want those vertical lines either parallel to the edge of Read more... you know you want to.
You know how I’m always encouraging pushing yourself to the limit? You know, get out of your comfort zone. Endure a little discomfort. That sort of thing. Well, tonight’s image is a perfect example of this. In fact, this may have been most difficult photo experience I’ve ever endured. First, this is Venice, so right off Read more... you know you want to.