If you've ever been to Italy, there's a good chance that you've been to Florence. This Tuscan gem draws millions of visitors every year to its gothic-striped duomo and Renaissance piazzas. It's a short train ride from Rome, and though I don't get there as often as I'd like, I try to pop up for a … Continue reading Snapshots from the Streets of Florence
“All things change; nothing perishes." – Ovid The Baths of Diocletian, once an ancient Roman day spa and pleasure palace, so to speak, are partially preserved and have been converted into a museum of ancient art and artifacts. Here are some photographs of antique Roman statuary in the gallery of their sculpture garden.
This is a little photo essay about one of my favorite neighborhoods in Rome, the Rione Monti. Stretching from the Forum across the Esquiline and Viminal hills, the neighborhood of Monti has an ancient legacy and charm to spare. As old as the Eternal City itself, Rome’s first rione was the birthplace of Julius Caesar and … Continue reading Local Color: Rione Monti
Last Sunday some of the lovely Instagrammers in Rome put together an afternoon photowalk on the Caelian Hill. It's always fun to meet other local photographers, and Instameets seem to draw out the friendliest people. This was the fourth I've attended, and I can't recommend them enough. As you shoot your way through town in … Continue reading An Instameet on the Caelian Hill
I'd like to post some photos from last month, because April is one of my favorite times of year in Rome. The sunlight is warm, the afternoons grow noticeably longer, and the city slowly starts to bloom. Wind-swept flower petals turn up in the fountains and once-sagging vines grow lush with fresh leaves. Camellia trees … Continue reading Signs of Spring