Piazza San Marco is the first place that comes to mind when talking about an engagement photo shooting in Venice. The large square on which stands the Basilica, with pigeons waiting for some crumbs, is perhaps the most famous image of Venice. The Venice that I like is this, but also the secret one, one made of narrow streets, walks in the small and unique canals, those not very frequented by the great mass of tourists, gondola rides at sunset. I am a photographer who seeks intimacy, this is now clear, I always write it in each of my posts. I think that both the famous and the secret corners are the most romantic places in Venice to propose, which is why I love walking with my couples.
This time I was in Venice with two of my future spouses, and we spent two lovely days, letting ourselves be transported during our walk, from the magic of a city that cannot stand any comparison: it is simply unique, in the true sense of the term. Someone once said “Venice is unique, because it is its entire structure is based on stilt houses in the sea, in practice, it is a forest in reverse“… and for what
Francesco, like me, is a passionate lover of Venice, he has been there many times and loves the unmistakable allure, and the reaction he causes at each visit. When he asked me “I was thinking of taking Alessia to Venice to take an engagement session, what do you think?” I immediately told him that he could not have had a better idea.
An experience that anyone who goes to Venice must do, because only through the eyes and tales of a gondolier, you can imagine the glitz, the party, the history and the wealth of a city like that. Let yourself be carried away by the current, by the sound of the waves of the lagoon, listen to the stories and at the same time feel the salty and acrid smells, in a moment all the senses are filled with charm, history