I saw three Little Red Riding Hoods during carnival: one lady in a very fantastical costume which made her a magnet for the photographers; a guy comically dressed as the girl in red, and this one, which is my favourite.
Today was the last day of the Venice Carnival. The city will seem like a very different place without seeing people dressed up in various costumes covering the whole gamet from hilarious to outragious, surreal or just plain exquisite. It felt like only yesterday that I was cooing along with everyone else at the spectacle of the flight of the angel and yet here we were today gathered again in St.…
This little ‘lion cub’ looks like she has been abandoned amongst the crowd at the Venice carnival celebrations. Actually she was very safe and seemed to be in heaven amongst the streamers and confetti and band in the sunshine. I was in heaven too capturing her movements. I would love to give the beautiful pictures to her parents (who had not abandoned her by any means and were standing by keeping an eye on her!) I gave the father my business card and am hoping they will get in touch.
Here’s the full story. I love the look on the mother’s face – it seems that she too is moved by watching her adorable little daughter during this precious time in her young history.
It’s being able to capture beautiful scenes like this that makes me so happy to be a photographer!
Taking a photograph of someone in costume along the Venice waterfront at sunset is a bit of a carnival cliché I know.
For a change I’m posting three photos, taken earlier this evening in Venice, for the wordpress weekly photo challenge: ThreesThree Venice Carnival pictures For a change I’m posting three photos, taken earlier this evening in Venice, for the wordpress weekly photo challenge: Three
A recent sunny afternoon had me mesmerised as I watched the majestic silhouettes of the gondolas on the grand canal, gliding as effortlessly through the sun-dappled water as the seagulls above it.
Busy mask and costume makers
Settling into Venice
Venice carnival has begun!
This little girl sums up how everyone in Venice was feeling yesterday. The sun was shining and it…