Ancient Pompeii, timeless precious treasure.
The first thing that I felt all around me just walking a little far away from the tourist’s crowd was an incredible sense of peace and tranquillity, something about a place in which you are not concerned by the passing of time. The ancient Pompeii is a timeless precious treasure.
Have you ever had a sensation of belonging to a place even though you’re never been there?
I felt this in Pompeii because of my love for art and history.
I’ve done this pictures because I was searching this feeling inside what I was seeing.
I was coming back from Positano where I had shooted an engagement session and then I decided to stop and visit this amazing town.
The great silence
There is a great silence in that place if you are curious and only if you want to find it.
You can feel a gentle wind on your skin between the narrow streets of the ancient city.
By walking down the old Romans streets you are going to find also a well-preserved slice of real ancient life; in those streets you will be in touch with around millennia-old houses, temples and shops. You can find yourself in the middle of the ruins of an ancient Olive shop.
Tours and tourists in Pompeii
The ancient Pompeii is full of tourists even because it’s easy to arrive and many people are involved in Pompeii tours from Rome; basically you can come back home with a huge load of Roman history.
Pompeii It was huge for that time; it was a town full of life based on markets and in a strategic position for trade.
The walls in the main streets contains ads and messages and, by using your immagination, is not that hard to feel and imagine that street crowdy. In some hours of our days you will find the same because of the incredible number of people.
Sometimes someone decided to move from the crowd because of curiosity or simply because they were to tired.
Looking at the houses and decorations I thought that these are incredibliy out of time thanks to their sense of beauty and their communication.
Romans’ work is outstanding, you will see it in the frescoes inside some of their Villas.
I was looking at something that could have made my visit really intense and enjoyable in photography.
So, that day, I have decided to keep memory of the amazing Pompeii’s paintings and frescos.
Quite all of Pompeii’s paintings are terrific but the ones that I’ve found really intersting were the frescos made at the Villa of Mysteries.
I’ve found in these works graphic solutions that can be designed in our time and eventually you will find in it some signs of our times because of the minimalism in some lines and some signs.