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Life on the Rialto

By Kaxxie
This is my last image of Venetian Carnival costumes. The outer sections of the Rialto were extremely busy so we went via the middle section. That was lucky as we were able to admire this lovely couple taking their lunchtime stroll. They were obligingly pausing and smiling for anyone who wanted to photograph them. Initially I would have preferred no one else in the shot but now I feel that would have been too contrived. I like the fact that there are locals carrying on with their daily life, tourists wandering around and this couple, flamboyantly dressed, strolling round as if they’re going to a ball.

Thank you everyone for my votes and comments for yesterday’s image. They are gratefully received. Thanks also to Alfie_P and Robert51 for your mods.

Take care everyone and stay safe.

Karen

Tags: Sun Venice People Rialto bridge Portraits and people Carnival costumes

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ZenTony Plus
5 10 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 11:22AM
Its a great festival and the colours are amazing. Lovely to see them all on these grey damp days Karen.
Tony
Its a great festival and the colours are amazing. Lovely to see them all on these grey damp days Karen.
Tony

Thanks Tony. The weather, for the first three days, was amazing. It really brought out the colours of the buildings especially early evening in St. Mark’s Square. We actually have a touch of sun here today before the constant forecast of rain every day next week! 🤦🏼‍♀️

Take care

Karen
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
5 Feb 2021 11:35AM
Excellent capture of this pair in their fabulous costumes , yes works well amongst the locals.
Ian
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 1:58PM
Elegant and fascinating...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
5 Feb 2021 2:21PM
I'd love to see this one day.
5 Feb 2021 2:36PM
Super shot !
5 Feb 2021 3:37PM
A place I'd love to visit, Karen - such beautiful costumes.

RichardSmile
Fefe Plus
10 57 37 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 3:51PM
Great colours Karen Grin
IamDora 1 6 Canada
5 Feb 2021 4:22PM
The woman off to one side without costume but posed for the camera anyhow, reminds me of something Mr Bean would do. I played a bit with it; got rid of her and the elbow but now there's the woman in the middle - lol. Dora
capto Plus
9 6.8k 25 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2021 5:52PM
A not to be missed photo opportunity, well taken.Smile
ivor
Thanks for your mod Dora. I quite like the woman with the red bag. I don’t like the handbag on the bottom left though. If the handbag was edited out the woman with the red bag would be legless! I haven’t got to grips with ‘healing’ as it’s called on Snapseed! 🤣🤣🤣

Blurring the background looks good Ivor. Now that’s a handy idea for a lot of my images. I wonder if I can do that on Snapseed. 🤔

Karen
6 Feb 2021 7:19PM
Love how the blue dressed woman looks like she is floating in Ivor’s mod . I agree with you the original
is appealing for the depiction of life going on as usual during the festival.
Nice one Katie
Cheers Walt

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