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The Vatican Dominates Rome and Italy

In May, along with my family and a group of friends, I went to Rome.  I took may camera with me and took a few photos of Italy’s eternal city, which, as you might imagine, is very photogenic.  Here are two images of Rome.

Can you guess where the second photograph was taken?

The first one of my photos has been given a particular look.  Photo buffs call this an HDR effect and it usually requires more than one capture to make it work well.  This version is the result of one single photograph and some clever software.

The HDR effect transforms a photograph into something resembling a painting, or that’s what I think.

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Here is the photograph in question.

A View of Rome

Eternal Rome
Eternal Rome – available as a poster on Zazzle.

The above photograph is available as a poster or a greetings card on Italy Chronicles’ Zazzle Store.

Here is the second photograph of Rome, or almost.  Where was this photograph taken?

Where is this in Rome?
Where is this in Rome?

I suspect I could spend a good few weeks photographing Italy’s capital.

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