Carnival of Venice Riva degli Schiavoni, San Marco, Italy, 2001

The Carnival of Venice (Italian: Carnevale di Venezia) is an annual festival held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival ends with the Christian celebration of Lent, forty days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Grasso or Mardi Gras), the day before Ash Wednesday.

Carnival of Venice Riva degli Schiavoni, San Marco, Italy, 2001
Carnival of Venice Riva degli Schiavoni, San Marco, Italy, 2001 – Yashica FX, T-Max 400, 50mm Contax Zeiss f/1,4

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I shot this photo Riva degli Schiavoni. On the background, you can see the venetian island San Giorgio Maggiore with the church designed by Palladio. Making a 180° turn, you can see the Doge’s Palace.

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