selenium toned silver gelatin print Circo Massimo
) is an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium that could accommodate about 150,000 spectators. The ancient site is now a public park, with the track being used by modern day Romans (and their dogs) for their morning walks or jogs.
The Palatine Hill, which can be seen in the background, is the famed location where Romulus and Remus were kept alive by the she-wolf.
Photographed using a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5 camera and Kodak Ektar 127mm f/4.5 lens. Image printed on Kentmere fiber-based paper. Selective bleaching utilized. Accolades:
- 2014 Happy Accidents. F-Stop: A Photography Magazine, on-line. Juried by Christy Karpinski, Founder and Editor.
- Karpinski, C (ed.). October - November 2014. F-Stop: A Photography Magazine, Issue 67: "Happy Accidents". online.