Sunday, February 3, 2013

New World







Today I visited two palaces in the National Gallery (free this weekend :) and afterwards I decided to go for a walk in 'Nový Svět' ('New World' in English). Nový Svět is an area close to the Prague Castle - it's composed of narrow streets and picturesque houses. I'm such a sucker for old street lamps, cobblestones and cozy little houses, so I adore Nový Svět. I'm really proud of the photos I took as well - not because they are exceptional - my Photoshop skills are still non-existent - but because I managed to pry myself away from my phone & Instagram and actually took the above photos with my *gasp* CAMERA. I still love you, my dear IXUS...

I love how the streets were super empty and the street lamps were just being switched on. Really magical. Next week, I want to go back and actually visit the café you can see in the last picture. It's got a fireplace as well! 

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  1. This are amazing! That is such a nice part of town and you captured it at a great hour. Do you think shooting in "dramatic lighting" conditions like this is more or less challenging than just shooting in something like day time?

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    1. So glad you liked them!! I was really surprised by how they turned out, usually I can't shoot in such lighting to save myself. :D So you've been to this part of Prague, right? Isn't it so pretty? x

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  2. Mr Goodwins Red SweaterFebruary 5, 2013 at 11:14 PM

    I'd like to share a scotch with you at that fireplace dear Martina!

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