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Find the time travelers!

Although in the ancient Roman town of Augusta Raurica,

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these pictures where shot in 2013 …

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Can you spot the time travelers (more or less) hidden in the public?

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There can be more than one…

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Click to magnify…time travelers spotted with a 70-200 VR-II mounted on D800

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Of beauty at the time of the ancient Romans

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I have come from Miletos to Latmos

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on a white chariot

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drawn by four snow-white horses,

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all their trappings silver.

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I sailed from Alexandria in a purple trireme

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to perform sacred rites

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sacrifices and libations

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in honour of Endymion.

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And here is it.

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I now watch at

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Endymion’s famous beauty.

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Adapted from C. P. Cavafy, “Before the Statue of Endymion”

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Pictures on the performance of Gruppo Danze Antiche @ Roemerfest 2013. Shot with D800 + 70-200 VR-II. Click each picture to magnify it. Click here and here to watch two additional performances of “Danze Antiche” at Roemerfest 2013.

Danze Antiche at Roemerfest 2013 (Augusta Raurica, Basel, Switzerland) part 2

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Not only priestesses (click here for part1) at the Roemerfest 2013!

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The Roman ruins of Augusta Raurica got flooded with Arabian music …

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… and exotic belly dancers from the Gruppo Danze Antiche.

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At the rhythm of tambourines …

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…. and flutes …

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it was easy to forget of barbarians and Roman soldiers …

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All pictures shot with my D800 + 70-200 VR-II, click to magnify them!

Artborghi’s reportage on La Dolce Vita: a tour in Rome with D800 and 16-35mm f/4 for Easter 2013

What better occasion than a trip to Rome to test the 16-35mm f/4G, or was it the other way round ? Click on each post picture to open a flickr.com artborghi set either on Rome or on Ancient Roman locations or Vatican City. For technical specifications and tricks, just read further below
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The city of Rome perfectly fits in 16 mm: click here for more pictures on the “Dolce Vita” in Rome

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The huge floor mosaics of Ostia Antica need wide angles to be captured: click here for more pictures on Roman ruins

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Saint Peter is the biggest church in the word: a perfect playground for wide zooms. Click here for more pictures shot in the Vatican City of the new Pope Francesco

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