Sunday morning in Piazza del Popolo, Nov 2009 - 46

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    Note: this photo was published in a Mar 5, 2010 blog titled "Family Mental Health Around the Web, Issue #4." It was also published in a Mar 15, 2010 blog titled "Chit-chat, happiness, and you." And it was published in a Jun 17, 2010 blog titled "How to Rock Your Informational Interview." It was also published in an Oct 3, 2010 blog titled "HOW TO GET MORE THINGS DONE AND CREATE BETTER RELATIONSHIPS IN THE PROCESS." And it was published in an Oct 12, 2010 blog titled "Sharing the Full Story: Calling on Friends."

    Moving into 2011, the photo was published in a May 23, 2011 blog titled "Things You Should Know About Italy."

    Moving into 2012, the photo was published in an undated (mid-Feb 2012) blog titled "The Art of Conversational Writing." It was also published in an undated (late May 2012) blog titled "Practicing with a friend," as well as a May 25, 2012 blog titled "Writer's Cramp." It was also published in an undated (late Jun 2012) blog titled "Job Interview Practice by Phone or Webcam." And it was published in a Jul 11, 2012 blog titled "Learning to Speak My Truth."

    Moving into 2013, the photo was published in a Jan 23, 2013 blog titled "Listen up – you’re a powerful connection magnet !" And a cropped, B/W version of the photo was published in an undated (early Jul 2013) blog titled "Face up to Feedback (Giving and Receiving Constructive Criticism)."

    Moving into 2014, the photo was published in a Jan 18, 2014 Mashable blog titled "Take Your Networking to the Next Level: Build Actual Relationships." And it was published in a Jan 25, 2014 blog titled "5 Simple Steps to Becoming a Better Listener." It was also published in an Oct 23, 2014 blog titled "Talking the Talk: Solutions to Common Money Problems with Jen Hemphill."

    Moving into 2015, the photo was published in a Mar 12, 2015 blog titled "Help! What to Do if You Get Nervous When Speaking Spanish."


    I have visited Rome's Piazza del Popolo on several occasions, and have taken numerous photos there. However, most of my visits have been in the afternoon; and in most cases, I have simply walked around the broad, open plaza and proceeded on to other locations such as the famous Spanish Steps.

    On this visit, I came to Piazza del Popolo on a Sunday morning, when the sun was still low enough in the sky to cast some interesting shadows. And I spent nearly two hours, mostly sitting in one location and watching the variety of people wandering through. Because it was a weekend morning, there were numerous joggers and bicycle riders; and there were also numerous tourists, many of whom spoke Italian, but others of whom were clearly from different countries. There were students and children, older people out for a weekend stroll, families, couples, and people coming and going to church services at nearby churches.

    I took nearly 650 photos during the course of the morning; these are the ones I felt were worthy of sharing ...

    1. GEO_Matt 111 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called communicating people, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Also feel free to join the group
      all the best

    2. ZenAngie 79 months ago | reply

      Hi Ed. Thanks for sharing this photo. I've just used it to illustrate a blog post on Learning to 'Speak Your Truth'. You can see it here:
      I've credited you and linked back to this page.
      Warm wishes,

    3. Ed Yourdon 79 months ago | reply


      Thanks for letting me know. I'm glad the photo worked for your blog!


    4. GraveUndertakings 54 months ago | reply

      I love this image! I have given credit to the image owner Ed Yourdon under Flicker/CC License, here is the link back to the work where the image was used:

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