Prague at Night, -Blue Hour, -Available Light Photography

During a long weekend in Prague in October 2016 the following recordings were made. The camera used was a Nikon D5300 with the Sigma 17-70mm 2.8 - 4.0 DC. ISO 100, all recordings from the tripod.

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The Vyhlídka viewpoint in the evening red

 

From the Vyhlídka lookout point on the left side of the river you have a great panorama view over Prague:

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Panoramic view of Prague at the blue hour, the Charles Bridge over the river Vltava

 

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Old Town Bookstore Shakespeare

 

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Old Town Prague photographed from the hand

 

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The famous Charles Bridge in the blue hour. My Favourite Picture

 

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The Petřín lookout tower on the far right, the St. Nicholas Church in the center, and the Old Town tower on the left. Adopted by the Prague Castle

 

 

The St. Vitus Cathedral, which is illuminated by night, is located in the Prague Castle.

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The St. Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle

 

 

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The St. Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle

  

The Prague Old Town Square is best photographed from above, from the tower of the Prague Town Hall. During the day there are long waiting queues, but in the evening it becomes better.

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The Prague Old Town Square from above to the blue hour

 

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The Prague Old Town Square from above to the blue hour

 

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The Prague Old Town Square from above to the blue hour

 

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Old Town Church Our Lady before Týn to the blue hour in the rain

 

 

The Charles Bridge over the Vltava is only late at night and very early in the morning so empty. The lanterns are operated by gas and lit every evening by hand.

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On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning

 

 

Soon the first tourists arrive and the first photographers stand with their tripods on the bridge. Until then, the pictures must be taken.

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On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning

 

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On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning

 

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On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning. In the background the Prague Castle and the St. Vitus Cathedral

 

Prague Blue Hour

The St. Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle Panoramic view of Prague at the blue hour, the Charles Bridge over the river Vltava On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning. In the background the Prague Castle and the St. Vitus Cathedral On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning On the Charles Bridge at 6 o'clock in the morning Old Town Church Our Lady before Týn to the blue hour in the rain The Prague Old Town Square from above to the blue hour The Prague Old Town Square from above to the blue hour The Prague Old Town Square from above to the blue hour The St. Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle The Petřín lookout tower on the far right, the St. Nicholas Church in the center, and the Old Town tower on the left. Adopted by the Prague Castle Old Town Bookstore Shakespeare Old Town Prague photographed from the hand The famous Charles Bridge in the blue hour. My Favourite Picture The Vyhlídka viewpoint in the evening red