The Pantheon

Setting foot inside the mighty Pantheon for the first time filled me with awe, its size is deceptive, though it does seem imposing from the outside, it strangely feels bigger on the inside. I can’t quite explain this but it might be the vast ceiling with it’s giant aperture in the middle which projects a constant beam of light into it’s cavernous interior during the daylight hours that creates this illusion.

Like so many places in the Eternal City, it is popular with Tourists and so we got there as early as we could which does make all of the difference, as you can no doubt imagine. Rome has it’s fair share of places for which you need to pay or in some cases obtain tickets in advance, The Pantheon is free and as such there are no queues for getting in.

 

 

Knowlton Church

[image title=”Knowlton Church, Dorset” size=”medium” id=”2681″ align=”center” alt=”Knowlton Church, Dorset” ]

I always keep a list of locations that I wish to photograph, so that as I travel around it is always possible to stop off somewhere and set up a good shot. On this occasion we were travelling back home from Dorset and were on the road that passes Knowlton church. It just so happened that the time of day was perfect and better still, the light was absolutely fantastic! I could see the church in the distance and the light was glowing off it in a really nice way, so we decided to stop off.
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