Venice

Venetian Architecture

no wall bridge

For the last week, I’ve been wading through my pictures from my trip to Venice last October. I only processed a small portion when I came back before I got distracted by other projects. Below is a sampling of some of my favorite photos of the buildings and statues of Venice. The first is a […]


Burano

burano row houses #2

On an overcast October day, I took a series of boats out to Burano, a small island in the North Lagoon.  Historically, Burano was an island known for its lace making and fishermen.  While there are fewer lace makers on Burano today, it’s still home to fishermen and artists who live in brightly colored houses. […]


A Few Random Shots From Venice

Grand Canal From Rialto Bridge

There’s no real theme to the shots here, but just a few I liked. Gondola row: A canal near my hotel that seems to be a hotspot on the gondola run. One right after another all day long comes through there. The view from the Rialto Bridge of the Grand Canal: http://the35thillusion.blogspot.com


Sunset Over Venice

santa maria della salute at sunset

Really beautiful sunset over Venice tonight: A small sunset series of Santa Maria Della Salute: http://the35thillusion.blogspot.com


Acqua Alta

Aqua Alta in St. Marks Square #2 sm

In addition to darkened skies, a new moon (and a full moon) brings Acqua Alta, or to non-Venetians, high tidal waters that under the right conditions can put a large chunk of Venice under water. Fortunately, the flooding today was minor by Acqua Alta standards, with tides topping out around 1.03 meters. Now, this doesn’t […]