Phoneographic Parco Querini

Eyes closed, I blindly chose ARCHITECTURE from the à la carte shooting menu for this week’s Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge and went in search of a worthy target with my iPhone 5.… Continue reading

The Villas of the Venetian Republic: The Gardens of Villa Barbarigo

Down at the bottom of a serpentine secondary state road far from the madding crowd, where a shallow lagoon fronts the striped asphalt, sits an ornate pavilion where once upon a time small… Continue reading

Macro Topped Phoneographic Phlatbread Pizza

What does an artist start with when he/she begins to create another masterpiece? A blank canvas, a palette of colors and a brush, right? And what does one begin with when creating a… Continue reading

Happy Int’l Women’s Day

Sorry, but my virtual florist ran out of yellow mimosa just as I walked into the shop. I hope the bright pink flowers will do in a pinch. As the proud father of… Continue reading

What’s Burning: Crespelle con Radicchio e Morlacco del Grappa

Here in the Veneto region of Italy’s northeast, where Prosecco — fast becoming the world’s preferred sparkling wine — hails, comes another joy that springs forth from the earth to la tavola: radicchio… Continue reading

Traveling the Wine Roads of Italy: Bottega S.p.A.

“Don’t judge a book by its cover.” That oft-cited idiom, attributed to English author Mary Ann Evans — who wrote under the manly pen name George Eliot — in her 1860 novel The… Continue reading

A Phoneographic Post-Procedure Pheast

I know this is way more information than you bargained for, but just shy of the 24-hour mark of fasting, during which I forced down four liters of a citrus-flavored polyethylene glycol solution to… Continue reading

Phoneographic Phlights of Phancy

For me, nothing enhances landscape and cityscape photography better than a few clouds hovering above the scene.  They’re just so majestic, gliding effortlessly across the sky in random formations with catchy names like… Continue reading

The Villas of the Venetian Republic: Villa dei Vescovi

Normally, my glass is half full — with optimism, not wine — but, sometimes I get fooled and lower my expectations when the forces of nature come into play. Take for instance, the… Continue reading

Caption the Moment #8

He’s been asking her every year for the past 500+…