In the following post I am going to show you some of the pictures I took in Venice this spring. It’s a beautiful and unique city with things to photograph every few meters. I came home with loads photos and the decision which ones I wanted to upload was very hard. The following pictures are a selection of the best ones. Hope you’ll enjoy.
EM-5, 9-18mm, f4.0, ISO 200, 1/1250s
I took this shot from one of the boats as we shipped accross the Canal Grande. It was taken with the 9-18mm lens. I am very happy with the final result since that day was very cloudy with haveing almost no structure in the sky. Fortunately I was able to recover some of the contrast in the clouds which adds definition to the sky.
EM-5, 20mm, f5.6, ISO 200, 1/1600s
This shot, as the first photo, was taken from a boat. The boats were great for taking pictures because of the unique views you got of the city. With this shot I like especially the open view and the traffic you see on the Canal.
EM-5, 20mm, f5.6, ISO 200, 1/250s
This shot was taken in Murano. It is one of the smaller islands around Venice and famous for its glass works. It is a nice island and not as crowded as Venice.
EM-5, 20mm, f1.7, ISO 800, 1/10s
I took this shot from the Rialto Bridge at night. The bridge was so crowded with photographers all equipped with their tripods. That time I was very happy to have my OM-D with me with the 5-axis Image Stabilization system. It worked flawlessly and helped me to get this shot without the use of a tripod.
EM-5, 20mm, f1.7, ISO 200, 1/640s
This was just a fast street capture. Anja and me came across an alley where this woman walked through. The sun shining bright creating this nice high contrast image with strong shadows and light. I really like this shot.