Matanzas River

Matanzas River

The gritty provincial city of Matanzas is sometimes called the Venice of Cuba because of its many rivers and bridges. This is a stretch—but as I walked across a central bridge in the late afternoon I was mindful of the way the lines of the buildings along the banks drew my eye towards the horizon as a Canaletto painting of Venice might. I waited for a recreational kayaker to come into position to balance the composition, then snapped my photo.

This entry was posted in Cuba, Landscape, Photography.

One Trackback

  1. By Using a Texture Recipe on July 29, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    […] creating the “recipe” was to try for an effect like a Canaletto painting. You can view the original photo that the texturized version was made from on my blog. This entry was posted in Photography, […]

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

*
*