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Ponte Sant’Angelo

Posted on Mar 16, 2011 | 9 comments

Built in Roman times and used for centuries by pilgrims to cross over the Tiber River toward the Vatican, the Ponte Sant’Angelo takes on a magical quality at night. The whole hodge podge of Roman culture (Roman era bridge/Baroque era sculpture) once again rears its head when dissecting the bridge. This weekend, on a fairly clear night, I was passing by the bridge and couldn’t resist photographing one of the lovely angels that dot the railings. Designed by Bernini, there is a delicate flow to the cloth that swathes their bodies. I noticed the moon up above and wondered it I’d be able to capture both the moon and the angel in one shot. Voila’…..this photo was born. Aside from the composition, I was quite happy with the crisp black and white contrast.


  1. Picture perfect 🙂

  2. Beautiful Picture

    Found your blog from City Daily photo and looking forward to see more pictures from you. Following you.

  3. Beautiful picture, Jessica. It took 10 minutes of playing games with igoogle and and aol search page, but it was worth it. I’m still not sure what I did that worked this time.

    • Thank you! I read your email, but I’m not sure exactly what the problem would be or why it wasn’t working correctly.

  4. Excellent read I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing a little research on that And he really bought me lunch because I found it for him smile

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