Venice, the most beautiful city in the world!

Colonnades, Doge’s Place.  St Marks Square.

One of the things that I love about where I live at the moment is that its in the heart of Europe and it makes some of the best cities in the world very accessible.  One of those places is Venice.  I love Venice, it has to be, in my opinion one of the most beautiful city’s in the world.  When you are there it takes a little time for it to sink in that there is no traffic noise because there are no cars.  It is strange at first but after a little while you start thinking that this is the way all cities should be.  If you stay near St Marks square, which I did, you are awoken by the sounds of the Gondoliers arriving and getting their boats ready for the day.

I was thinking of Venice today because I was looking at the ocean capture website and noticed that there are two places left on an upcoming trip with Jonathan there shortly.  This is the perfect time of year to visit, before it gets too busy.  Now that is temptation!

If you like the image above you can see the rest of my gallery of images here.

About briancooney123

HOW I GOT HERE Of course, I wasn’t always a full time photographer. I spent a lot of time in the corporate world. I had a job which paid well, but just didn’t excite me. I remember the day when I had had enough. Enough of selling myself short, enough of dreaming too small, enough of doing what others expected of me. I had put away my dreams and told myself I would get back to them later, but somehow there always seemed to be something else that had to get done first. A friend of mine had recommended I take the NLP Business Practitioners course, and although I was really busy, I decided to do it. During that time, I began to imagine the different paths my life could take from here. While I had a hazy picture of what this other life might look like, I had a clear picture of where my current life was going if I didn’t change. It was a scary moment, a bit like standing on the edge of a cliff deciding whether to jump into the great unknown or stay on the cliff, safe but trapped. I jumped. The transition to the life I wanted was challenging The transition to the life I wanted was challenging but I would never go back. After that day I resolved to do what I love, to follow my bliss.  Picking up a camera after several years away, I found that many things had changed, the digital age had arrived. In the intervening years, I was too busy to pay any attention to my photography, and occasionally when I took something I really liked, I would think “how do some photographs seem so captivating and others leave me completely cold?” I knew this is what I was meant to do Somehow though, I knew this is what I was meant to do. I dedicated myself to learning everything I could about being a photographer. I took many, many courses and I read every book I could get my hands on, I still do. Since then, I have dedicated myself to helping other creative photographers achieve the results they want. And what a journey it has been. Last year I qualified as a coach. My main area of interest is creativity and helping others to express their vision. WHAT I BELIEVE Along the way, I’ve learnt that there are no rules. Experiment, explore, play. My advice is to make your art from your heart, not for the praise or the money.  Lighten up. It’s important to take your photography seriously, but it's a mistake to take yourself too seriously. Finally, you get what you want when you never, ever give up so enjoy every minute of it and just do it!
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2 Responses to Venice, the most beautiful city in the world!

  1. Scott says:

    Reblogged this on travelnewsfood and commented:
    We are arriving in Venice on Friday. These are some of the most beautiful pictures of the city that I have ever seen. Mine won’t be any think like Brian Cooney’s, but they will surely influence what I do photograph. Inspirational!

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