Stories from Venice 1: Silver and Gold

Stories from Venice 1: Silver and Gold

Our flight from Manchester to Venice Marco Polo was good, as was our journey by Alilaguna ferry to San Marco.  Arriving at the Hotel Metropole we were shown into a most amazing room.  A very special treat as we were in Venice to celebrate Ann’s 70th birthday and...
Stories from Venice

Stories from Venice

I’m a bit of a magpie photographer when on holiday and capturing memories is often as important to me as pursuing particular photographic themes.  So I’m starting with this simple story and over the next few weeks hope to share other sets of images that captured my...
View from the bridge

View from the bridge

Walking the narrow streets of Venice with friends is not necessarily conducive to creating good photographs, but when we are on holiday that’s often what happens.  For this post I wanted to see if I’d captured any reasonably successful images of Gondoliers...
Fascinating Fingers

Fascinating Fingers

Fascinating fingers!  I’d seen these on a photograph taken by Clive, one of my camera club friends.  My version is more or less taken straight on as the view from an angle that Clive captured was very busy with Gondoliers plying their...
Acqua Alta

Acqua Alta

Our final day on Murano and the high tide warning had sounded at 7.10am, meaning the water would be at it’s highest by 10.10am.  We needed to get our suitcases to Colonna by 11.15 am, so spent an anxious morning waiting for the tide to reach it’s highest...