My Best Shots Of Venice

Wonderful,  Venice - so much history, and beauty there is to be seen - and so many great places for taking some fantastic images!  Here are some of my favorite images I have taken of the great city.

”The commonwealth of Venice in their armory have this inscription: “Happy is that city which in time of peace thinks of war.” Robert Burton

”The commonwealth of Venice in their armory have this inscription: “Happy is that city which in time of peace thinks of war.” Robert Burton

“Venice once was dear, The pleasant place of all festivity, The revel of the earth, the masque of Italy.” Lord Byron

“Venice once was dear, The pleasant place of all festivity, The revel of the earth, the masque of Italy.” Lord Byron

“In Venice, Tass’s echoes are no more, And silent rows the songless gondolier; Her palaces are crumbling to the shore, And music meets not always now the ear.” Lord Byron

“In Venice, Tass’s echoes are no more, And silent rows the songless gondolier; Her palaces are crumbling to the shore, And music meets not always now the ear.” Lord Byron

“I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace and a prison on each hand.” Lord Byron

“I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace and a prison on each hand.” Lord Byron

“There is something so different in, Venice from any other place in, the world, that you leave at, once all accustomed habits and, everyday sights to enter an, enchanted garden.” Mary Shelley

“There is something so different in, Venice from any other place in, the world, that you leave at, once all accustomed habits and, everyday sights to enter an, enchanted garden.” Mary Shelley

"An orange gem resting on a blue glass plate: it’s Venice seen from above." Henry James

"An orange gem resting on a blue glass plate: it’s Venice seen from above." Henry James

“The sylphs and ondines And the sea-kings and queens Long ago, long ago, on the waves built a city, As lovely as seems To some bard in his dreams, The soul of his latest love-ditty.” Lord Lytton

“The sylphs and ondines And the sea-kings and queens Long ago, long ago, on the waves built a city, As lovely as seems To some bard in his dreams, The soul of his latest love-ditty.” Lord Lytton

“Once did she hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West: the worth Of Venice did not fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest child of Liberty.” William Wordsworth

“Once did she hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West: the worth Of Venice did not fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest child of Liberty.” William Wordsworth

“It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.” Erica Jong

“It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.” Erica Jong