Tag: street photography

carnival dreams: the lagoon pirates

Soundtrack: Thirty Seconds to Mars “Live like a dream” (click here to listen) Want to see the full size image? Just click on it!

edge of time

Soundtrack: Within Temptation “Edge of the World” (click here to listen) “What’s going on?” The boy was nearly hysterical. The man in strange clothes, the kind the boy had never seen in his young life, shrugged. “When time surges happen nobody knows what’s going on. All you know, although with

don’t let go of dreams

Sometimes morning marches in on you rattling it’s blasted chains of reality while you are still under the spell of a dream so wonderful, so vividly real, you refuse to let it go. You feel it slipping away, slowly, inevitably, and you desperately try to hold on to the taste

nature of fortune

He stared into the light shining down on him through the high narrow crack in the stone wall that served as a window. Was this a blessing he had been hoping for? Or perhaps he had been singled out, made an easy mark for those who sought to find him

the apparition

He walked into her line of vision, stopped and studied her for a while baffling ten hells out of her as to how he could even see her through both panes of the glass and pitch black shadows. And yet he was holding her in place with invisible hands, head

welcome to the beautiful madness

This is the penultimate evening of this year’s carnevale di Venezia, so it’s about time I finally did a post about it. So let me take a deep breath and begin… There are events in our life that take us inexplicably long time to get to. One such event for

celebrate the light

There are things that always tend to evade me while I am in Venezia. The most notorious one of those is fog, with snow coming in close second place. The third element of my perfect trio of Venetian evaders were the Christmas lights. This year the infamous trio became a

you were a comet

Actually this post was supposed to be called “Alice and the Liar princess”, but hey, Im way too obsessed with the song that is today’s soundtrack, so the original title went out the window. Or should I say – out of the mirror? Speaking of mirrors, there is a calle

Into the dark

Walk with me to the places you dare not imagine… The darkness is back. Anybody surprised? No? Good. When darkness falls over Venezia, there is a good chance you might find me wandering the streets of Dorsoduro. It has become my favorite sestiere ever since I spent a week there

Of sunlight and bliss in Cannaregio

Let’s go a bit lighter today, shall we? After my last slightly macabre post I thought I’d give you a reprieve from my dark and moody side by taking you for a walk in Cannaregio, the northernmost of Venezia’s sestieri. A simple walk. No fantasy twists or darkness, I promise.

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