I sometimes create fake reflections in my photos. I just like these mirrored views and not always it is possible to get one. Either the time is wrong or it’s just not possible. In this case, with the Hungarian Parliament, you can either get a reflections, if you go for the sunrise, or get the lights, if you go for the sunset. But you usually can’t get both.
If you would like to see how to create a reflection like this, check out my guide on it here.
The Hungarian parliament just looks perfect during the blue hour. All the yellow light and intricate design just shines in contrast with all the blue color around it. I would still prefer some clouds, but no luck there. Still it look great.
This is a two shot panorama, with a reflection created in Photoshop. I actually took one of the shots, than had to wait a bit for a ship to pass and then take the second. The time when the lights are on, it is just crazy busy with ships in the area. Panorama combined in Lightroom, finished in Photoshop.
And here are few details: