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The Pantheon, Rome

I can only imagine what The Pantheon was like back in the day. I visited it late at night, when ghosts of Romans past drifted about the columns.

Then I stood outside and looked up. From what I understand, it was originally covered in white marble stucco, but now only the brick and concrete from beneath it shows. It's like a stoic war hero, stalwart with its scars of time.

Photographing the side like this gave me the same feeling as catching the side of a dear one's face when they don't know you're looking. It's personal, revealing, not what you usually focus upon, unexpected.

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