Travel

Bergamo Città Alta at sunset, Italy

Bergamo, Italy

February 2020 As I walked the empty streets of Bergamo’s medieval Città Alta (Upper City) in early morning hours of late-February, just as the caronavirus was spreading its evil way […]

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Morning breaks over the Grand Canal, viewed from Accademia Bridge, Venice, Italy

Venice Grand Canal

A few shots of Venice’s Grand Canal (Canal Grande or Canal Grando), Venezia’s primary transportation corridor, from my recent trip to photograph the Venice Carnival.  All photographs made with a […]

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Man dressed in traditional mask and costume for Venice Carnival standing in Piazza San Marco in front of Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice, Veneto, Italy

Venice Carnival

He struts his way across Piazza San Marco, sauntering painfully slow through a crowd of thousands of photo-snapping carnival goers.  Step … pose for some photos … step … pose […]

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Rows of pink tulips, Mount Vernon, Skagit Valley, Skagit County, Washington, USA

Skagit Valley Tulip Sunrise

Another year, another spring and another sunrise in the colorful RoozenGaarde fields of tulips in Washington State’s Skagit Valley.  Now at least a 15 year tradition, my family makes the […]

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Carnival Kicks Off in Lucerne

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (Dirty Thursday)Lucerne, Switzerland Carnival season has kicked off here in Lucerne, with tens of thousands of costumed Swiss partiers prowling the streets for parades, music and […]

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San Juan Island Highlights

A few winter shots from my favorite of the San Juan Islands, including Cattle Point Light and Lime Kiln Light standing watch under starry night skies, and Pacific madrone trees […]

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