Venice is one of these cities that get tourists crowds all year long. However, there is no denying that the Carnival attracts not only more tourists but different ones. Last February was my third time at the Venice Carnival but my previous time was 12 years ago.
Lots of things changed over the years but one thing remains constant : The magic of the event. This magic revolves around the models, i.e the people who come to pose with their beautiful costumes.(many people who visit the cite during that time like to buy and wear on and off some kind of mask but they are who I am talking about here)
The people I am talking about here are those who have spend the previous months to create and manufacture those raffinate and complex venetian costumes who could give you the impression that you are thrown back a few centuries backwards.Lots of those models I met were using the terms “ the costumes “ and for the purpose of this article this is how I will sometimes refer to them.Having spent the entire week at the Carnival I got a chance to photograph many of them. Upon my return, I send them some of my pictures along with a questionnaire to get their feedback about the carnival. I was pleased to get enough response to give a meaningful review of their feedback
So, here it is : the Venice Carnival as experienced by the costumes. [Read more…]