What you'll Learn
Different techniques to photograth Venice's Tempels, Bridges, Tranquil Canals, Sleek Gondolas, Decaying Facades and Masked Figures.
Composition, Apertures and Shutter Speeds
Tips and Hints for Long Exposurse amd Night Photography, Twilight hour shoots
Black and White Photography
On average we will spend from 8 to 10 hours a day in the field, every day in a different district/area either of Venice or the lagoon, having big fun in chasing the best possible light and scouting the area looking for images that capture the innermost beauty of the amazing world around us.
Your photography tour will be a mix of adventure and instructions, not intended as only formal teaching and instructions, more about wandering in some of the best places I know and getting fully immersed in photography.
A "learn by doing" kind of education, as I answer questions and solve problems as they arises, completed by a debriefing in the evening when together we will thoroughly review the work done in the day, and we will analyze in detail the basic and advanced techniques of image processing.
Aqua Palace, a 4 star designer hotel on Castello Quarter of Vanice is the base for your stay. From Marco Polo airport we transfer you via water taxi to the front door of Aqua Palace. We are only a 3 minutes walk from Piazza San Marco and 5 minutes walk from the Rialoto Bridge.
With no cars in the city we travel by foot and water taxi, Bring your most comfortable walking shoes!! Get your camera ready!
In the quieter morning light, with the mist covering the small canals we orientat ourselfs at the centre of the action in Piazza San Marco to photograph the elaborately costumed and masked figures, Saint Marks Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs. We continue our walk to the Arsenale di Venezia and make our way to the Rialto Bridge and on to Santa Maria Zobenigo.
The rest of the day:
We will visit many locations, Making visits to, Dorsoduro and Murano travaling by water taxi. If you have a Personal location in Venice or in the lagoons which you love you can choose the locatios to visit and personally decide about the length and the period we photograth, or leave the decision making to me and let me create the best possible itinerary, tailored to your personal needs, expertise level and time availability.
Venice At Carnival
Venice is a unique, magical place full of secret squares, bridges and alley ways. An exquisite city that seems miraculously built on water. The city is most magical during the Carnival
Venice at Carnival
Per Person: £1695
Tour Leader: Matthew
Group size: Max 4
5th to the 8th February 2016
24th to the 27th February 2017