Venice – Day 2
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So many things to see, walked around most of this trip with my jaw slack, and camera shutter popping. The full gallery can be seen here: http://jsgrey.zenfolio.com/p341921917
This was a rainy day, coupled with a full moon and high tide, St. Marks Square was predicted to be underwater by 3 feet – while that did not happen, it was more like 4-6 inches. Venice is sinking…really. When you hear the history of how it was built, it’s quite understandable, but nevertheless just really interesting.
We attended a glass blowing exhibition, walked, and walked, and walked, took many photos of the incredible alley ways and ate great food.
by the way, this last photo i’m really proud of – it’s an old confessional from St. Marks Church for which the square is known as St. Marks Square. This was handheld (as they all were) at 1/4 – of a second on the shutter. one freaking fourth!! at iso 6400. While the quality of this camera is NOT that of the Canon 5dM3, I was really happy I took it instead of the heavy equipment. You have to know this room is wayyy darker than the photo suggests.
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