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Christmas markets, Prague Old Town Square (part 2)

It’s Christmas Day (2010).

The skies are grey, streets and buildings are covered in a layer of white, and all is relatively quiet on the European continent, despite the travel snarls and traffic disruptions in the air and on the ground.

On this Christmas Day, my series on Christmas markets in Europe continues with a second set of photographs at the market at Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) in Prague.

Merry Christmas / Frohe Weihnachten / Veselé vánoce!

Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

Kostel Svatý Mikuláš (St. Nicholas Church), Old Town Square, Prague

Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

Icicles, Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

Christmas market, Old Town Square, Prague

The first set of photographs made at Old Town Square is at here. A set of photographs made at Wenceslas Square can be found here.

The photos above were made on 4 December 2010 with the Canon EOS450D camera, EF 50mm/1.4 lens, and no tripod. Published initially on 25 Dec 2010 to Posterous, this post has moved and now appears on Fotoeins Fotopress (fotoeins.com).

2 Responses to “Christmas markets, Prague Old Town Square (part 2)”

  1. Number 24: Vánoční trhy Praha | Prague Christmas markets | Fotoeins WIDE

    […] “Vánoční trhy Praha” or the Prague Christmas markets are held in various locations throughout the city, including Old Town Square. As expected, December weather can turn cold with the formation of icicles. Here, icicles, light fixtures, and a “starred filter” combine for a bright sparkly photograph. The sign behind the ice and lights is for a stand selling “Palačinky” or thin pancakes. In the background at right in soft out-of-focus light appears one of the towers for the Church of our Lady Before Týn. I wrote about Prague’s Christmas markets at Old Town Square here and here. […]

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