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The sun illuminates the inside of the ceiling through the hole at the top of the Pantheon in Rome, Italy
Camera/lens: Canon 5D Mk II, Canon EF 24-105/4L IS
attraction, building, italian, italy, momument, pantheon, rome
Travel & Nature photographer who currently resides in Frisco, Texas
A beautiful capture Inge!
Thank you Barbara. Will you visit Rome too?
– Inge Johnsson
An incredible place. O.O
Thanks Mark. It is incredible to be in a building that has been there 2,000 years.
WOW, this is beautiful!!!!! Great capture!
Thanks so very much, Terry-Lynn
Hi Ing – I will be traveling to Italy in a couple of months and hope to make it to the Pantheon. Do you know if they allow tripods inside? Do you have any suggestions for the time of day to go?
Hmm, I was there a few times during the 4 days I was in Rome. I think you need to be there during the mid day hours to get the light beam like this. There are lots of tourists most of the time so tripod may be tricky. I used my Canon IS lens for this one and fairly high ISO. The best time would be if there is a light rain since the beam would look really cool. when the rain comes through the hole.
If you go in the fall/winter you will have less tourists, so that’s good. I don’t think tripods are a problem there, since it is pretty wide open, but I didn’t check.
Awesome, Inge ~ Lynn
Wow , this is a striking image
Thank you so much, Louise
Such a great amazing architecture and shot. I’ve always loved Pantheon in Roma.It resonates into my faves.Cristina
Thank you, Cristina. It is hard to go wrong with this incredibly beautiful ceiling. 2,000 years old…
congratulations on TOP TEN in challengecheersrosina
Thanks for the feature, James :)