May 31, 2017

Architecture, gondolas, and canals.  I love Venice.  Here are a few images from our last trip.

The main entrance to St. Mark's Basilica.

My favorite building in Venice - the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

A new sculpture was installed in the Grand Canal since...

May 30, 2017

When visiting Venice, make sure to plan a morning visiting the island of Burano.  Burano is known for its lace, but for photographers the draw is the brightly colored buildings, cobblestone streets, and reflections in the canals.  Get up early in the morning and catch...

May 27, 2017

Well, our cruise has almost come to an end.  Sadly we must pack our bags tonight, as we'll be arriving in Venice tomorrow where we'll spend the night in Murano, and start our long trip home.  It's with mixed emotions that I'm leaving Europe.  We saw so many beautiful s...

May 19, 2017

After returning from Burano, we had a quick lunch and retired to the room for a siesta.  I awoke late afternoon to a storm brewing over the city.  The wind picked up and vendor paintings and parasols started flying around the waterfront.  The light started peaking unde...

May 18, 2017

After traveling all night we arrived at our hotel- the Hotel Paganelli at about noon, but our room was not ready yet so we shared a delicious Margherita  pizza at the hotel's cafe.  Finally getting up to our room about 1:00 in the afternoon and settled in for a much ne...

May 14, 2017

When we were in Alaska last year we had the incredible opportunity to stay at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge that's located on the edge of Lake Clark National Park.  When you stay at the lodge they assign a guide to take you out every day in search of the bears.  The bears...

May 12, 2017

I love going on photography workshops - love it!  My vacation time is very precious to me, and I've found that it's the best way for me to visit new locations and get the best images I can.  If you put yourself in the hands of a good workshop leader, they've already ta...

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