And more for the Christmas theme, this time from the decorations at the Eurovea shopping center in Bratislava.

For the next few days, I’m giving myself a bit of a Christmas vacation, while I will be visiting my parents. So there will be no new photos or articles, only reposts of older, mostly Christmas themed photos.

For today, a Christmas tree photo from the Central shopping center in Bratislava.

No, there is no snow in Bratislava yet, and if it continues like this, there will probably be none for a while. But I was looking through my photos from the beginning of this year, and I noticed I never posted this one.

These were just two random snowman at the Bratislava castle fortification, which I noticed while taking photos from there. So I had to take few shots :)

This is a blend of two images. One for most of the photos, second to tone down few highlights.

Tiny snowman

Technique: Manual blend, Number of exposures: 2, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D mark II, Lens: Canon 16-35mm F2.8, Focal length: 35mm, Aperture: 5.6, Middle exposure time: 1.6s, ISO: 100, Tripod used: yes, Location: 48.142368, 17.102401

Wow, how quickly the years passed. Only few more weeks and we have the New years fireworks again. And already, in the back of my head, I’m thinking on where to go to get a new views of the fireworks. I liked this spot, with the castle in the background, but since I used it two years in a row, it’s time for a change. Maybe I try again from the castle this time :)

Here is a shot from the 1.1.2014. This is a single exposures, edited in Lightroom, Photoengine and Photoshop.

Few more weeks

Technique: Oloneo Photoengine, Number of exposures: 1, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D mark II, Lens: Canon 16-35mm F2.8, Focal length: 16mm, Aperture: 5.6, Middle exposure time: 4s, ISO: 100, Tripod used: yes, Location: 48.137060, 17.109715

It’s a bit funny, that now, after the reconstruction, the Old bridge in Bratislava, will be the newest. Actually I’m curious if they change the name, as they did with thew New bridge (which is now the SNP bridge). Let’s be surprised.

This is an older shot, before the reconstruction, still waiting for the area to be fully accessible again to get some new photos with how it looks now :) This is a HDR form 5 shots, created in Oloneo Photoengine, finished in Photoshop.

Newest old bridge

Technique: Oloneo Photoengine, Number of exposures: 5, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D mark II, Lens: Canon 16-35mm F2.8 + Hoya 400 ND filter, Focal length: 16mm, Aperture: 22, Middle exposure time: 5s, ISO: 100, Tripod used: yes, Location: 48.139613, 17.117645
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