Dangerous Liaisons @ Robin Yong

A Conversation with Robin Yong

I took some time today to sit down with my collaborator Robin Yong and chat about his passion for travel portraits and some of the amazing locations he has visited. Robin has been collaborating with me during my past workshops at the Carnival of Venice and will be doing so next year as well. Check out the tour page to …

The Last Puppet Maker of Venice

The Last Puppet Maker Of Venice

Like a modern Geppetto, Roberto Comin slowly and carefully chips away at blocks of pinewood to make unique creations in his workshop in Venice. Without a shop window and betrayed only by a discreet sticker affixed to an anonymous iron gate, L’isola di Pinocchio is not easy to find. I didn’t know about its existence until a good friend of mine asked …

My Favorite Venice Photo Locations

My Favorite Photo Locations in Venice

Who doesn’t love Venice? And who doesn’t love to photograph Venice? For someone who visits Venice for the first time, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the possibilities and risk missing some of the best locations. Over the years, I’ve ended up compiling a list of my favorite locations to which I return again and again to photograph them …

At the "Acqua Alta" Bookstore in Venice

Carnevale At The “Acqua Alta” Bookstore In Venice

This is the first in a series of guest post by Robin Yong. Robin is a travel photographer from Singapore who specializes in people portraits in locations like Italy, Ethiopia, Cambodia, and many others. Every year, he comes to Venice for the Carnival and has built an impressive collection of photographs and stories from that charming event. In this post, Robin …