14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Sunset overlooking the Piazza Venezia in Rome

The photo the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II on a Friday afternoon, right before sunset. The balcony overlooks all of Rome, the Colosseum to our right and the Roman Forum to our left. Birds circled around the monument, and a seagull landed on the balcony. With the Florentine domes in the backgroundThe image shows a bird spreading its wings at sunset.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 04.2016
Photo Location: Rome, Italy
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Michelle Lee