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Near Most SNP, Rázusovo nábrežie, Dopravný podnik Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovaka, fotoeins.com

Fotoeins Friday: Red wave (Bratislava)

This post is the second of four on Bratislava for the month of October.

Like all cities around the world, the streets have to contend with the daily (afternoon) rush of commuters in their cars and on public transport. The eye immediately picks up the brilliant red used by Dopravný podnik Bratislava (DPB) for their trams. The weather was pleasant and I decided to walk throughout the entire nine hours of my day-long visit to the Slovakian capital city.

I made the photo on 17 May 2018 with a Fujifilm X70 fixed-lens prime and the following settings: 1/250-sec, f/11, ISO1000, and 18.5mm focal length (28mm full-frame equivalent). This post appears on Fotoeins Fotografie at fotoeins.com as https://wp.me/p1BIdT-caK.

Strassenbahn, Linie D, Wiener Linien, Wien, Vienna, Oesterreich, Austria, fotoeins.com

Fotoeins Friday: the D in Vienna Nussdorf

A city is and should be more than the sum of its most visited spots.

I’ve just disembarked the D streetcar in Vienna’s northern neighbourhood of Nussdorf. I’m here to see a piece of urban architecture which is a part of Otto Wagner’s legacy for the city. Even mid-morning on Saturday is light on traffic with few pedestrians around, but near proximity along the Danube means there are a lot of bicyclists on the roads today. Not only is the ubiquitous red streetcar a moving highlight for Vienna, the vehicle is a moving medium transporting resident and visitor through all phases of Vienna history.

I made the picture above on 19 May 2018 with a Fujifilm X70 fixed-lens prime and settings: 1/500-sec, f/16, ISO1000, and 18.5mm focal length (28mm full-frame equivalent). This post appears on Fotoeins Fotografie at fotoeins.com as https://wp.me/p1BIdT-bY6.

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