October 2, 2019

The birth of Venice

Although her early days are obscure and no documents survive, Venice invented her own birth: 25th March 421.

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July 19, 2019

The legend of the 12 brides

Here tourists are rare, and the Venetians from other districts have no reason to go that far. Yet, during a Photo Tour, here we...

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July 18, 2019

The two blacksmiths

If I look into my hard disks on through my negatives I realize that I took some of the most important and interesting pictures...

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July 17, 2019

Unveiled (or almost unveiled?) the identity of the mysterious Byzantine capital of Corte Muazzo?

It was the year 1441 and, under the “Dogado” of Francesco Foscari, Venice was preparing to conquer one of the most strategic cities on...

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July 16, 2019

The “pedestal” of the IVth Moor.

When I am in less crowded streets of the district of Cannaregio for a Photo Tour, I often end up in Campo dei Mori....

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March 15, 2019

Caffé Florian

Every time I pass through Piazza San Marco for a Photo Tour with one of my customers, I always have a look inside this...

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March 14, 2019

The Count Primoli archive

I recently had the chance to browse through a book of images of Venice dating back 1889, from the Primoli archive. 

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March 13, 2019

Chiesa Ortodossa dei Greci

Credevo di conoscere abbastanza bene le feste religiose e le tradizioni che si tramandano in questa città molto più che millenaria, dal momento che...

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