Anyone who has watched a film with me in the last year has been plagued with hearing this phrase come out of my mouth (thereby breaking the code of proper movie watching – but do you really need to follow the code from the comfort of your couch – topic for later post). My pointContinue reading “Staircase! (Rome, Italy)”
We ventured on a long walk to the Colosseum, the final half-mile or so of which was all on the same stretch of road. There were large signs everywhere, pointing the way. But to be fair, the signs weren’t needed — we simply followed the crowd who all had the same idea as we did.Continue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Nine”
If there’s a Cheeky Wednesday somewhere out there in the blogosphere, I’m pretty sure I just participated in it. Shot on iPhone 8, black and white filter.
After a long, wandering, aimless day, we got lost on our walk home and wound up out much later than we’d intended. Thankfully the Colosseum lights helped us find our way. (One of many benefits of having a place to stay in the heart of the city.) Shot on iPhone 8, black and white filter.
Shot on Panasonic Lumix Leica DC-ZS70.
The ceiling is falling! The ceiling is falling! At the very least – the ceiling is perplexing! I can’t quite wrap my brain around this particular design choice (although I find the 3D effect of this photo super fun). Perhaps it’s symbolic of the powers-that-be looming over you, lingeringly, able to crush you at aContinue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Eight”
As grand as this doorway is, I have no idea why they placed that little square shaped atrocity up there. Is it a light? A smoke detector? An alarm? A time traveler’s portal? What the frak, Jack? Many of my photos from Rome have this issue. I knew it would be a place where ruinsContinue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Seven”
These shots were taken within 500 feet of one another. Just goes to show, one person’s art is another person’s graffiti is another person’s art. Shot on iPhone 8.
Ceilings in Roman churches reminded me of those posters your dentist puts up so you have something to look at while they scrape away at your gums. I can totally picture this guy saying, “Look, Ma – no cavities!” Shot on iPhone 8.
We wandered through so many random churches with so many sculpted ceilings, I’m not even going to try to remember where this was taken. I became minorly obsessed with taking shots of these moldings that descend down from the ceiling art, like a needless staircase. Plus a bit of asymmetrical symmetry, because my photography goesContinue reading “Unnecessary Steps (Rome, Italy)”