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Frescoes that are believed to date back to the 5th century. Even after over 1500 years, they've retained their detail and color (well they also received a little help from an Italian restorer).
Wow, this is great. I always find it difficult to take pictures of subjects like this without rendering them too flat. But you managed it.
The 17-40 on a full frame is amazing.
great shot. wish i seen it for real. nice subtle dof too. well done and welcome to coolphotoblogs community
I love this shot, the composition and the light. Good artistic job !
thanks for the comments guys.. it was getting a little lonely on this site.