The Streets of Rome

Four Tourists in Rome

Four Tourists in Rome

These photos were captured as I wandered through the streets of Rome, Italy.

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  1. Nice photos.

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    July 10, 2013 at 7:41 am

  2. Great pics! The architecture is phenomenal.

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    July 10, 2013 at 7:53 am

  3. Lovely pics … brings back memories. B&W pictures convey so much more …

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    July 10, 2013 at 7:54 am

  4. The “glasses half off” made me smile!

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    July 10, 2013 at 8:18 am

    • I guess they were on sale. How many other things could be half off?

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      July 10, 2013 at 10:21 am

  5. WoW! Thanks for sharing…especially the ‘Colosseum’…brings back the story behind Spartacus.
    Great pictures…

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    July 10, 2013 at 8:24 am

  6. The side door to hell made me straight think of the movie 300! Awesome.

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    July 10, 2013 at 9:40 am

  7. Like the B&W for a change. It oddly suits Rome. Love! the “Side Door to Hell” caption. Apropos.

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    July 10, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    • Thank you Eric. I have been splitting some of my European stuff into separate monochrome and color posts. The WordPress.Com audience seems to like that.

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      July 10, 2013 at 2:52 pm

  8. Wonderful set. Glad to know the trusty paper map is still available.

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    July 10, 2013 at 1:22 pm

  9. “Spiral Staircase” is a great one! Thank you!

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    July 10, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    • Thank you, originally published in color, yesterday I converted it to B&W.

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      July 10, 2013 at 2:50 pm

  10. Great photos!!! All looks so beautiful in Black & White! ;)

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    July 10, 2013 at 1:47 pm

  11. I especially like the way all the curves go into a corner of the frame on the Colosseum shot.

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    July 10, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    • Thank you Robert. When I posted this image in a certain large photography forum viewers said it was trite. I guess they did not like me there.

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      July 10, 2013 at 2:48 pm

      • Commonplace? Banal? I don’t think so…I guess to each their own, but trite does not seem to be a valid comment for this shot – oh well.

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        July 10, 2013 at 4:16 pm

        • What was happening there had nothing to do with the photographs I published. It was cyberbullying.

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          July 10, 2013 at 4:44 pm

        • I understand and too bad – a sour experience could put folks off forums where useful collaboration is fun and informative.

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          July 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm

  12. Fantastic pics as I have grown to expect.

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    July 10, 2013 at 3:02 pm

  13. Very nice shoots, B & W a bitt different than the previous stories? Wonderful collection,
    When we are going to see Vienna?

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    July 10, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    • Ok, I have to put Vienna on my bucket list. I was there a while back before I figured out this photography thing. Thanks.

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      July 10, 2013 at 7:11 pm

      • Hi Ron, many things changed in a positive since and i think Vienna worth another chance, may be we can ride together to some hidden points around this metropolis, cheers

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        July 10, 2013 at 7:14 pm

  14. black and white my all time favorite…love the drama! great shots!

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    July 10, 2013 at 7:13 pm

  15. Hi Ron… Great shots and the Colosseum remains one of the best memories of all my travels. Great look in B&W! Love your blog and the shots you take!

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    July 10, 2013 at 7:55 pm

  16. Megan Harris

    Awesome photos. So jealous that I am not there.

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    July 10, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    • Thank you. Travel.

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      July 10, 2013 at 9:40 pm

      • Megan Harris

        I do/have but paying back student loans currently and can’t.

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        July 10, 2013 at 11:02 pm

  17. Beautifully done. I love how your composition and black and white really minimize the people and emphasize the architecture.

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    July 10, 2013 at 9:34 pm

  18. mcrohio

    Wonderful set! Great pics, and I love the way you characterize people – so insightful and playful. I get the feeling that you really like people!

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    April 18, 2014 at 7:43 am

  19. great shots, Ron!!! love the titles you’ve given for each shot :)

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    April 18, 2014 at 8:07 am

  20. nice work!

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    April 18, 2014 at 9:48 am

  21. Lovely photos especially the B&W ones.

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    April 18, 2014 at 10:18 am

  22. Like long hair, short skirts and the tourist group on the steps. Nice photos.

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    April 18, 2014 at 12:01 pm

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