When travelling we can sometimes find inspiration in everyday life… like these tabletops and chairs that I photographed while in Italy a few years ago. There are numerous visual factors that can catch our eye when we’re out walking with a camera in hand. It could be splashes of colour. A flow of geometric shapes. Or something that compels us with its simplicity.
Category Archives: Italy
This article features a selection of geometric compositions that were captured handheld with Nikon 1 gear while on a tour of Italy. As noted in an earlier article, Learning to See More, geometric compositions can pop out when using ‘soft eyes’ technique.
Palermo Walking Tour
This article features a selection of photographs captured handheld with Nikon 1 gear while on a Palermo walking tour. I’ve always found it fascinating how people can be in the same place at the same time, and see the world around them so differently.
Scooters in Italy
Scooters in Italy seem as plentiful as pigeons when travelling in cities. This article shares a selection of scooter images captured while on a bus tour of Italy in 2019.
Pompeii Patterns and Details
During our trip to Italy last year I had the opportunity to capture some images of Pompeii patterns and details during our walking tour of the archaeological site.
Bringing Inspiration to Life
As photographers it can challenging at times bringing inspiration to life. This article shares a selection of images captured during our trip to Italy in the fall of 2019, as well as sharing some approaches used with these photographs.
Vatican Visit Compositions
During our trip to Italy last year we had the opportunity for a Vatican visit with our tour group. This article shares a selection of images and discusses some of the composition choices made during our Vatican visit.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
During our recent tour of Italy we had the opportunity to visit the spectacular Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milano. This short article shares a selection of images and discusses some of the history of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.
Olympus TG-5 in Venice
This article, Olympus TG-5 in Venice, features a selection of photographs captured hand-held while visiting Venice during our recent tour of Italy.
Taormina Colours and Curiosities
During our recent trip to Italy, we participated in a number of walking tours in various cities. This article, Taormina Colours and Curiosities, shares a selection of 14 photographs grouped because of their bright colours and eclectic nature.