Tag Archives: Rome

Please, enter the Basilica dei Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso

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This splendid basilica church in Rome, Italy is also known simply as San Carlo al Corso. Please enter it. The church was built during the 17th century, and dedicated to Saint Ambrose and Saint Charles Borromeo. Enjoy the rich interior of the church by clicking … Continue reading

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Laundry time

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Sometimes the ideas for new blogs come very unexpectedly. My fellow blogger Alessandro posted today pictures from Trastevere in Rome, Italy. One of the pictures reminded me about the walk I once had there – and windows I saw. One … Continue reading

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Corinthian order staircase in Rome

The old buildings of Rome are full of staircases. In many of those the pillars are beautifully decorated in the Corinthian order. – So, when in Rome, look up. Wikipedia: The name “Corinthian” is derived from the ancient Greek city of Corinth, … Continue reading

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Open and closed (in Rome)

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“You starin’ at me?”

“No, no, no. Just taking a picture of Pantheon.”

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Two birds (over Rome)

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Thinglink: interactive image

Have you already heard about Thinglink images? Maybe not, because those can not (yet) be embedded into WordPress.com blogs (WordPress.com doesn’t support third-party plugins). I like this concept and see a potential for it here in WordPress also, so I have … Continue reading

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In the center of the catholic world

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Not only the catholics but also many others are following intensively what happens in Vatican during the next weeks. Pope Benedict XVI surprised the world and said he will step down on 28 February, something that has not happened in six hundred years. There … Continue reading

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Seen on the streets of Rome

Street photography is easy and difficult at the same time. Easy: you just walk around and the subjects are there. Difficult: how to approach the subjects? See POTN Forum for good source of hints for this kind of shooting. Here … Continue reading

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Circus Maximus, Rome (pano #26)

(I have promised not to post more panoramas, but now I have to. :)) In my last blog I made mistake, which I like to correct. When posting photographs, I like to add a link, some background information or a … Continue reading

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