Here is a video of Rome, with some clips from Pisa and Vatican City, sent to me by Big Geek Daddy. Actually, they sent a video of Barcelona, but it was marred by too much focus on special effects, though not as badly as some I’ve seen. This mostly Rome video uses such techniques far more sparingly, mostly slo-mo or stop-action, and the result allows you to drink in some of the world’s most beautiful civic scenery. The videographer lingers on beauty. Many of the slow motion shots feature pigeons on the wing passing classical statuary and monumental façades to die for. Do the pigeons notice any of this? Do their hearts get any lift at all?