JUNE 2005 – The Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II in Rome, Italy, seen from Piazza Venezia. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com
The story behind the image
The Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II (also known as Vittoriano) is a symbol for the Italian unification. Being the geographical center of Rome, the Piazza Venezia is one of the busiest places of the city, so be careful when you are crossing the street to get to the center of the Piazza.
The monument is not really a ‘beauty’, but I was fascinated once I saw it. It dominates the Piazza Venezia and still causes a lot of discussions among the people of Rome, the tourists and the archeological researchers who know that it has been built upon unbelievable (archeological) treasures.
It’s worthwhile to spend some time at the monument because it offers splendid views across the whole city.
The high resolution image
|Capture Date||June 2005|
|Camera||Canon AE-1 Program|
|Lens||Canon FD 28mm f/2.8|
|Image Source||Fuji Slide Film|
|Digital Image Source||Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II|
|Digital Image Source Format||TIFF, 48 bits/pixel, AdobeRGB|
|Edited Image Format||JPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB|
|Edited Image Dimensions||3412 x 2274 Pixels|
|Copyright||© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com|