Willy Vecchiato – Burano

3 Jun

Willy Vecchiato - Burano ii

Willy Vecchiato – Burano ii

Burano is an island in the venetian lagoon, closed to Venice.
The peculiarity of Burano is the colours: there are many small brightly painted house.
The colours of the houses follow a specific system originating from the golden age of its development; if someone wishes to paint their home, one must send a request to the government, who will respond by making notice of the certain colours permitted for that lot.
My aim is bring out a different point of view of this colorful place with an unusual black and white.
Ted Grant sayd: ‘When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph in B&W, you photograph their souls!
I tried to capture the soul of Burano.

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4 Responses to “Willy Vecchiato – Burano”

  1. Pavel P. June 4, 2014 at 5:08 am #

    Great entry!

  2. sedge808 June 4, 2014 at 8:00 am #

    loving the b&w

  3. willy vecchiato June 4, 2014 at 8:21 am #

    Thank you very much!

  4. erassima June 4, 2014 at 10:03 am #

    Interesting approach. Beautiful light and position of the people.

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