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Hallstätter See, Lake Halstatt, Hallstatt, Salzkammergut, Upper Austria, Oberoesterreich, Austria, Oesterreich, UNESCO, World Heritage, fotoeins.com

Fotoeins Friday: dramatic spring morning over Lake Hallstatt

Overcast skies and intermittent showers have followed me this early morning from the city of and Austrian federal state of Salzburg and into Upper Austria. After disembarking the regional train at Hallstatt Bahnhof, I’m on a separate ferry across Hallstatt Lake into the town proper. It’s 740am, and even though I’m disappointed by the lack of springtime sun, that south-facing view is my first full visual welcome to the area and a sight I’ll savour and remember.

UNESCO inscribed the Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut region and its salt-making history as World Heritage Site in 1997.

I made the picture above on 25 May 2018 with a Fujifilm X70 fixed-lens prime and the settings: 1/250-sec, f/11, ISO2000, and 18.5mm focal length (28mm full-frame equivalent). This post appears on Fotoeins Fotografie at fotoeins.com as https://wp.me/p1BIdT-cWW.

2 Responses to “Fotoeins Friday: dramatic spring morning over Lake Hallstatt”

  1. banactee

    Hallstatt has now introduced restrictions on tourism, 800 people are living there but around 1 million tourists each year, just too much.

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    • fotoeins

      Thank you for your comment. Even though there were people around, I’m glad I was able to visit in “shoulder” season. As only one of two people to cross the lake at 730 in the morning, for the picture highlighted in this post, it’s a memory that’ll stay with me for a long time.

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