Category Archives: Venice

A Tale of Two Cities – Eradicating the Mystique of Venice and Dubrovnik

“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.” – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. I have been visiting Venice for almost 20 years. It has always been a city that is … Continue reading

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The Circular Polarizer – A Photographer’s Friend or Foe?

On the photo tours that my wife Magrit and I conduct in Europe, our participants are often uncertain about the use of polarizers. In this article, you will learn when to use a polarizer to enhance the quality of your images, … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Notice anything wrong with this picture? Well, you’re not supposed to…. Here, Let’s take a closer look.Obviously, we’re looking at the Rialto Bridge – one of Venice’s most famous landmarks. The oversize billboard was up to promote one of the … Continue reading

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