Venice Photography on the iPhone and Instagram

PROJECT: PERSONAL TRAVEL SHOOT

PHOTOGRAPHERS: PIPPA & IAN

Last week we took time out before the wedding season kicks off. We spent a beautiful long weekend in Venice, a city Pippa has always wanted to visit.

As usual, Ian took the opportunity to set himself a small project. He decided to take all our photographs on his iPhone and process them in Instagram. There is a lot being said about Instagram at the moment. We’re big fans of it for our own personal photographs as a bit of fun. The output is only really good enough for on-screen viewing but we love creating a patchwork of memories like the below collection. A patchwork of 6×6 apertures works really well when printed 10″x10″ of fine art paper.

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Highlights of the trip were our suite overlooking the Rialto Bridge, the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, a Gondola ride, the Quadri Restaurant in St. Marks Square, a visit to the Elliot Erwitt exhibition at the Tre Oci Gallery, a sunset dinner at I Figli Delle Stelle and finally, tiramisu and margaritas on the Danieli Hotel Terrace.

If you haven’t been to Venice, maybe this will inspire you to go. It’s really a magical destination, especially for photographers, and of course it is incredibly romantic!

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