Venta River

Discover the Charms of Kuldīga: Venta Rapid, Flying Fish, and Old Brick Bridge

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Tucked away in the picturesque town of Kuldīga, Latvia, lies a hidden gem that combines natural beauty with historical charm: the Venta Rapid and Old Brick Bridge. Set amidst the tranquil surroundings of the Venta River, this enchanting destination offers visitors a glimpse into Latvia's rich cultural heritage and stunning natural landscapes.At the heart of the experience is the Venta Rapid, one of Europe's widest waterfalls and a spectacle to behold. Here, the Venta River cascades over a…


Flying Fish over Venta Rapid in Kuldīga

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This was my second attempt to photograph flying fish over Venta rapid this year, first I did it around April 20, but didn't choose the right position and the weather was damn cold (sky were totally gray). Second time, on April 29,  it was crystal clear sky, which in result got me a little bit boring photography, but hey at least captured some of the flying fishes this time.The best place to photograph flying fish over Venta rapid, is by directly installing a tripod in front of it, Which means…


The Venta Waterfall (Rapid) - Widest In Europe

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The Venta rapid forms a widest waterfall in Europe. It's located very close to Kuldīga town centre in Latvia. See: Flying Fish over Venta Rapid in Kuldīga I took my DSLR camera and decided to master my photography skills, couldn't say it improved drastic, but here is the thing I was told by a good friend a professional photographer:  If I may say try and get lower angles on the waterfall. Popular idea is to stand in the water if its shallow and not too cold. And if you don't mind to get…


The Old Brick Bridge Across The Venta River In Kuldīga

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Brick bridge in Kuldīga over the river of Venta according to some sources is the longest of its kind bridge in Europe. I believe nobody actually pays attention to the lengths of this bridge instead I believe the reason everyone enjoys it - it just looks great. Since it looks great I spent some time here to improve my DSLR photography, I actually made here some 180 photos, but just 5 have made it to you.  Brick bridge over Venta River in Kuldīga Turns out river Venta is a kind of popular…