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What is this?

This comprehensive 5-hour photo walk through the picturesque streets of Venice – is a journey about appreciating the Venice of yesteryears, ideal for a black and white photo tour. However, color or film photography is also possible; simply indicate your preference in the chat after booking. This extended workshop offers a deep dive into the diverse realms of photography, catering to enthusiasts of both the classic allure of black and white film and the vibrant dynamism of digital color imagery. The workshop is designed to enrich your understanding and skill in various photographic techniques, helping you to see Venice through a multifaceted lens. Whether capturing the subtle interplay of light and shadow on ancient architecture or the vivid hues of Venetian life, this photo walk embraces the full spectrum of photographic art. From the grand canals to secluded nooks, you will discover the city's hidden gems and iconic sights, all while honing your ability to tell beautiful stories.

What makes this unique?

This workshop offers techniques for all skill levels, including focus zones, camera modes, and exposure compensation. It teaches creating impactful images with natural light, long exposures, and storytelling through photography. The photo walk encompasses varied Venetian scenes, from lively markets to tranquil backwaters, giving a full city perspective. Ideal for expanding your photographic skills, it embraces both black and white film's classic allure and digital color photography's modern vibrancy. Venice's architecture is a marvel, with buildings supported by stilts, offering unique angles and reflections. The city's canals, particularly the Grand Canal, serve as water highways, aiding in dynamic photo compositions. Venice's tidal changes allow for diverse shots, from bright piazzas to atmospheric streets. This knowledge enhances photography, from timing shots for perfect reflections to exploring unique angles from bridges and alleys and adding narrative depth to your images.

What is the profile of the host?

As you meander through the historic heart of Venice, Marco, Luca, or Sandra – all experienced photographers with a deep connection with the city - will impart their extensive knowledge and passion for both film and digital photography.

What to bring?

Camera equipment (film or digital based on preference). Comfortable walking shoes. A passion for photography and storytelling.
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EUR 275
per person

Private experience

5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum and maximum of 2 participants (with or without camera). Inclusions: Photography guidance catering to all skill levels, covering everything from camera settings and lighting techniques to composition and creative exposure, artistic expression, and storytelling + Refreshments. Children below 12 years can join free of charge.
Offered in English, Italian

Private experience

5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum and maximum of 2 participants (with or without camera). Inclusions: Photography guidance catering to all skill levels, covering everything from camera settings and lighting techniques to composition and creative exposure, artistic expression, and storytelling + Refreshments. Children below 12 years can join free of charge.
Offered in English, Italian
calendar
EUR 275
per person

Private experience

5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum and maximum of 2 participants (with or without camera). Inclusions: Photography guidance catering to all skill levels, covering everything from camera settings and lighting techniques to composition and creative exposure, artistic expression, and storytelling + Refreshments. Children below 12 years can join free of charge.
Offered in English, Italian

Private experience

5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum and maximum of 2 participants (with or without camera). Inclusions: Photography guidance catering to all skill levels, covering everything from camera settings and lighting techniques to composition and creative exposure, artistic expression, and storytelling + Refreshments. Children below 12 years can join free of charge.
Offered in English, Italian