Venice is famous for its carnival at which most people wear fanciful masks. There is something about a mask that allows all kinds of things to come up from the unconscious. I’m sure it makes for an interesting time. :) These colorful masks were being sold at a tourist stand. I softened the light in photoshop in the same way I used to use a softening filter with film.

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  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethalmost 4 years ago

    wow so many many…. gosh. perfect perspective!

  • Thanks so much, LisaBeth. Happiness to you.

    – Blake Steele

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture, love these masks.

  • Thanks Lynne. I appreciate your visit and comment.

    – Blake Steele

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezalmost 4 years ago

    Super composition, these masks are for sale all over Venice …

  • Yep… thanks for the visit, Tom. Joy to you.

    – Blake Steele

  • jainiemac
    jainiemacalmost 4 years ago

  • What a wonderful gift. Thanks so much!

    – Blake Steele

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks so much Audrey.

    – Blake Steele

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 4 years ago

    so cool. love the colorwork

  • Thanks Isa. I appreciate your comment.

    – Blake Steele

  • donnamalone
    donnamalonealmost 4 years ago

    I am fascinated with masks///great shot

  • Thanks Donna.

    – Blake Steele

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Moorealmost 4 years ago

    beautiful capture, gorgeous colors and comp!

  • Thanks so much, Sandra.

    – Blake Steele

  • TonyCrehan
    TonyCrehanalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture and treatment Blake.

  • Thanks Tony. I appreciate your visit.

    – Blake Steele

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