Portrait photography

By 6 July 2015Lifestyle

Rome Italy

 We began this portrait session by meeting at the tram stop in Piazza Belli in the heart of the Trastevere quarter. We then started walking around the area looking to shoot natural portraits in a traditional roman setting.  What better better place than Trastevere! With so many cool backgrounds to choose from: cafes, colored doors, unique architecture, cobbled stone streets, bridges.
After taking some initial pictures to get warmed up we started the photo session in Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere. By the water  fountain in front of the Basilica. From there on it was an adventure of street corners and alleyways looking for nice places to shoot. Ending up in Piazza Trilussa where we crossed Ponte Sisto bridge to reach Largo dei Librari and shoot at the entrance of Church Santa Barbara dei Librai. Then heading into Piazza Campo dei Fiori where the fruit and vegetable market was just finishing up. Then heading back to Piazza Trilussa by swinging around Piazza Farnese. We concluded the photo shoot down by the Tiber river looking on to the side of Ponte Sisto.

Young woman portrait picture in Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere

Close up portrait woman Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere Rome Italy

Standing in a street corner in Trastevere

Colorful portrait picture in front of an old green door

Standing underneath Piazza Trilussa

Mirror reflection photo session

Sitting on a vespa scooter in the streets of Trastevere in Rome

Sitting down on a bicycle in a typical roman environment

Sitting down on the steps of Piazza Trilussa

Ponte Sisto leading into ancient Rome

Ponte Sisto photo session on the bridge

Portrait picture natural light standing in front of a church door

Leaning into a white fiat 500 carStanding next to the Farnese building

Posing next to the Farnese building

Photo session under the bridge. Standing next to the Tiber river in Rome. Ponte Sisto. Portrait photography. Portrait picture under the bridge Ponte Sisto in Rome Italy

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Time of the year: June
Time of day: Afternoon
Duration: 2 hrs
Location: Trastevere
Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere
Piazza Trilussa
Ponte Sisto
Campo dei Fiori
Piazza Farnese
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Curated imagery by Andrea Matone photography.