Women of Vision National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
Vanishing Venice, 2009
Jodi CobbJodi Cobb

Vanishing Venice, 2009

For Cobb, the assignment to cover the challenges of an encroaching sea and a flood of tourists in Venice was all about “power of the image and the pleasure of photography.” Here the view across the San Marco Basin is veiled by a tourist’s gauzy Carnival costume. Visitors far outnumber residents as they pour into the city each year to savor its charms.



Aug 2009 Cover  Read more Vanishing Venice coverage.

Other Photos by Jodi Cobb