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Masjid Sultan

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I spent Chinese New Year in Singapore where, as in Hong Kong, many businesses shut down for the holiday, so I had plenty of time to visit some of the city-state’s most photogenic spots, including Masjid Sultan, where the steward was gracious enough to let me use my tripod to take some photos of the prayer hall.

Masjid Sultan

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March 23, 2010 at 12:58 am

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Temple of Saturn

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At the end of February I spent a week in Rome at NetDimensions’ sales and partner conferences.

The conference finished on the Friday morning, so on Friday afternoon I had some time to take my camera for a walk around the Forum. One of the most distinctive structures in the Forum is the eight columns of the front portico of the Temple of Saturn, which is the only part of the temple that remains standing. Herewith some photos taken from the Capitoline Hill.

Roman Forum and Colosseum

Looking towards the Colosseum, with the temple in the foreground.

Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Looking towards the Palatine Hill, with the temple portico on the right.

Arch of Tiberius

I believe the structure in the center is the Arch of Tiberius, again with the temple portico on the right. (Update: a commenter points out that the central structure is actually the Arch of Septimius Severus.)

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March 19, 2010 at 10:09 pm

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As Pretty as an Airport: RGN

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In November I started a Flickr set named As Pretty as an Airport, after a Douglas Adams quotation.

This was intended as a challenge to myself—to create beautiful photos of buildings that are, on the whole, notoriously ugly.

Returning from BarCamp Yangon I had some time to kill at Yangon International Airport, which I thought was going to be particularly challenging to photograph until I noticed the patterns of light on the walls.


This is probably my favorite in the series so far.

Written by rmlowe

January 26, 2010 at 10:25 pm