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When we visited Rome (July 2013 honeymoon with my husband Wil), we of course went to the more “obvious” tourist attractions. But you can’t “Do Rome” and not go see The Colosseum, The Pantheon, Fontana di Trevi, etc. We arrived in Rome on July 22nd, and on the 23rd, the first thing we did at I believe 8AM or 8:30AM, was go to the Colosseum. Because we were so early, there was no real line to speak of. And it also wasn’t quite as hot yet (that week we had mid to upper thirties Celsius temperatures). I’m glad we went early because the light was really something. Still sort of hazy, bringing out the pinkish/orange hues of the stones inside the Colosseum. I took many, many photos that day, but part of digging through these travel photo archives is to find photos – yes, of landmarks as well – that…

When I come home from traveling, I have this bad habit of editing a few shots that I really like, and letting the rest basically sit on external hard drives for years and years, unseen. Ever since I started shifting my focus to stock photography, I’m learning the value of photographing in a series, rather than going for One Shot. I actually do shoot in series when I travel. I just usually pick One Favorite from everything I see, edit that, and ignore alternates that are beautiful in their own right. So when I’m not working on new photography, I’m browsing through these travel archives to check out those alternates, and give them some love. Yesterday and today I started working on photos from my honeymoon to Rome in July 2013. Rome was a place I’d always wanted to visit, more so since traveling to Athens in 2006. Because even…