Repost time! Looking at this picture brings back so many memories of Rome – not just of wandering the art market of Piazza Navona, but also of the very different attitude towards smoking in Europe compared to Australia. A small thing, but it’s the little differences that linger.
A pigeon silhouetted against the columns of St Peter’s Square, Rome. Part of the Birds in Motion series.
Time for another one from the archives… this picture of a wedding party in the Piazza del Campidoglio is another of my favourites. Graphically, I love the way all the elements come together so symmetrically, but it also sums up one of my abiding impressions of Europe - the occasionally tense juxtaposition of local people trying to live their lives, while throngs of tourists swirl around them.
A child taking a picture somewhere deep in the halls of the Vatican Museums. Come to think of it, I’m fairly certain this picture was taken in the Gallery of Tapestries, a long hall displaying a collection of 15th and 17th century tapestries.
Yes, it’s blurry. No, I don’t care!
Since it’s the middle of Easter, there’s no Travel Photography Tip today. I hope everyone has a great long weekend!
The Angel with the Cross is one of 10 angels that line the edges of the Ponte Sant’Angelo, otherwise known as the Bridge of Angels.