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Sprial staircase @ Museo Vaticano - Vatican City, Rome

It's impossible to get a shot of this without people on it. I think you would have to be the first through the door in the morning and rush around to the exit, just to get a shot with an empty staircase on it.

Personally, I cheated and used a gorillapod and a neutral density filter at f/22 and ISO 50 to get a 20 second exposure. Along with a very small amount of 30% flow cloning in photoshop to get rid of the residual 'people trails'. Highest rating 92.1

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