Fountain of Neptune, Piazza Navona, Rome © Michael Evans Photographer 2015

Fountain of Neptune…

Situated at the northern end of Piazza Navona, the Fontana del Nettuno as it exits today was finally completed in 1878 by Antonio della Bitta, who was responsible for the statue of Neptune locked in mortal combat with the octopus. The horses and assortment of other strange creatures have their roots in the mythological theme of the Sea Nymphs, or Nereids, symbolizing everything that is beautiful and helpful to seafarers…

Fontain of Neptune, Rome © Michael Evans Photographer 2015
Once again the 17mm TS-E maintains lovely straight verticals with a small amount of shift, allowing me to fill the frame with the fountain… © Michael Evans Photographer 2015

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