Saturday 17 October 2009

THe shoes of Dorothy Shoes taken at the Salon de photo.

Saturday 10 October 2009

Café des Deux Moulins, PARIS. From the film Amélie.

Tuesday 6 October 2009

Whole Salmon at the Rialto fish market.

After walking into nearly every Chocolaterie in Venise in a vain attempt to find the hot chocolate to the gods... “Cioccolata Calda”. Pronounced cho-ko-LAH-tah KAHL-dah.

We found VizioVirtù Cioccolateria that sells and serves it.
This Chocolaterie made the chocolates that were in the film Chocolat.

At work.

A picture of Juliette Binoche hangs in the shop.

The Lady who creates all these delicious delights.

Charles the Gaulle airport.

Travel Details.
We took Air France to Marco Polo air port in Venice. From the airport we used Alilaguna water bus which is a 50 min trip into Venice.
We stayed in a rented appartment run by a French company. Destinations locappart was the most cost effective way of staying in Venice.

Monday 5 October 2009

We were absolutely delighted when meeting Sergio Boldrin the eldest Boldrin Brother.
The brothers were one of the two mask makers in Venice chosen to create the masks for Stanley Kubrick 's last film Eyes wide shut.
LA BOTTEGA DEI MASCARERI can be found at the foot of the Rialto bridge. Click here to see map.

Chris admiring the many masks in one of the two shops in Venice.

The site of the Rialto fish market closed on monday.

We stumbled upon The Gallery Ca' Rezzonico located in a gothic Palazzo Contarini Michiel on the Gran Canal in front the Ca' Rezzonico Vaporetto stop. Here a photo of Nostalgia 2 by the sculptor Pietro Giuseppe Tito.

Charles Ray's “Boy With Frog” at the tip of the Punta della.

Yoko Ono's gift, The wishing tree in the garden of the The Peggy Guggenheim Collection art gallery.

The obligatory photo of feet, taken while enjoying the view of the Grand canal from the terrace of the Guggenheim.

Below is a small selection of our 2am photo shoot.

In front of the Hotel Cavalletto at night.

The Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo at night.

The famous Rialto Bridge at night.

Sunday 4 October 2009

Is Venice sinking? Not yet.

Waiting by one of Venices many Canals.

There has to be one gondola.

Hello Bellini.

The view from the Ponte dell'Accademia

On yet another bridge

Saturday 3 October 2009

Waiting at Charles de Gaulle air port.

Tribute to Martin Parr on the Air France flight.

Late night stroll in Piazza San Marco 2 hours after arriving in Venice.

Friday 2nd October 2009

First photo shoot for Privé.