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The Venetian Blue Hour
Photographers call the time after sunset before it gets totally dark the “blue hour.” It is a great time to take photos, especially cityscapes, as the intermingling of natural and artificial light creates dramatic effects and the world is imbued with blue. For non-photographers like […]
Venice: Half Fairy Tale, Half Tourist Trap
“There is no way a gondola ride costs $100 per hour,” I declared. My coworker was trying to tell me how expensive it was to visit Venice, and I wasn’t having it.
Returning to Rome: Part II
This time, Rome blew my mind. Somehow when I visited 12 years ago, I didn’t appreciate it enough, it didn’t make such a huge impression on me.
12 Photos of Rome at Night in Black & White
Rome is magical every minute of the day, but to me it is most special at night. After sunset, the tour groups disband, Romans start to reclaim the coffee shops and bars, and the piazzas fill with performers, lovers, artists and photographers. A relaxed vibe […]