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By TrevBatWCC    
After doing quite well recently for User Awards, I'd like to thank Phillip Minnis for his Guest Editor Award on my previous upload, Piazza San Pietro - I think it's only the second GEA I've ever had, so I'm really chuffed! Smile
The following day I visited the Forum and the Palatino (or Palatine Hill), which rises above the Forum, and is all included in your visit. It covers a vast area, and you can easily spend half a day there. This shows the Arco di Settimio Severo to the right, and to the left the Chiesa di San Giuseppe dei Falegnami (Church of St. Joseph of the Carpenters) which sits over what was Carcere Mamertino (Mamertine Prison), with Santi Luca e Martina (with the dome) located between the two.

Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Photomatix Pro and Photoshop Elements 11

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.

Trev Smile

Tags: Forum Rome Architecture Landscape and travel Chiesa di San Giuseppe dei Falegnami Carcere Mamertino Santi Luca e Martina

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 12:55PM
Lucky you for getting a GEA, well deserved no doubt. This is yet another lovely travel image.

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
7 Nov 2012 1:18PM
A fine composition, capture and processing, Trev. Carol
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 1:30PM
A most interesting composition Trev SmileSmile
7 Nov 2012 1:33PM
great architecture you have caught here
and just love that blue sky
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
7 Nov 2012 2:09PM
Nice one Trev and congratulations on yesterday award

JanieB43 8 47 6 England
7 Nov 2012 2:30PM
Love this shot Trev there's so much detail in there !!!

Congrats on the GEA Smile it certainly makes the efforts all worthwhile when someone appreciates your stuff so much doesn't it ?

Keep up the good work

phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 2:40PM
Outstanding work Trev. from Rome .I didn't realise I had got so far behind with your work .Slap wrist and try to do better ...Phil
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Nov 2012 3:09PM
Fine composition with very good shadow detail, Trev.

SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
7 Nov 2012 4:29PM
What a lovely building. Again, you bring out so much detail.
sable 8 9 7 England
7 Nov 2012 4:35PM
Great composition well captured processed and presented - Elizabeth xx
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 4:53PM
Not the 'usual' tourist view, and all the better for it. There's a sense of day-to-day atmosphere as well as fantastic detail.
Congrats on the GEA!!!
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
7 Nov 2012 5:08PM
Impressive architecture Trev, they don't make em like that anymore do they! I agree with Bill re the view - fine work and my congrat's for your GEA too!

Sarah *
Very well exposed with good detail and tones, some nice shadows also. Congrats on the GEA,

AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
7 Nov 2012 7:09PM
You do these so well. Love the processing and the detail throughout.

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
8 Nov 2012 3:11PM
Like the good details in this Trevor, well worked
Regards Richard
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
8 Nov 2012 3:34PM
I think Paddy and Murphy should have cleared away these big stones Trev,
after they built the Forum !!
Good shot.
saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
8 Nov 2012 3:55PM
Just waiting for Frankie Howard to appear with "The Prologue"WinkGrin
Good un, Trev. That will be good when they get around to finishing building itGrin

moiral 6 12 Scotland
8 Nov 2012 10:07PM
Your shots of Rome really make me wish to visit this city - maybe sometime in the future Trev Grin. Wonderful shot and you give such a good narrative too. Moira
11 Nov 2012 9:05PM
Wonderful architecture captured Trevor.
Good composition with the use of the railings to lead the eye.


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