It was around the time when Jesus Christ was born when the Romans first settled in the area around what is called today Bratislava. There they built a military camp of strategic importance to secure the trade routes. But why do you find statues of speared roman soldiers on the gates to the Bratislava Castle?
I searched for information on side, I rummaged around the internet – but I didn’t find any information regarding those statues. Why are they there? Maybe some of my Slovakian readers can help me?
On the evening when I took the photo, the Bratislava Castle seemed to me almost like a haunted castle. Who knows, maybe those statues should simply act fear-inducing and keep out evil spirits?
Camera: Canon EOS 500D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm @ 10mm
Exposures: 2×7 in 1 EV steps
Exposure time (middle): 1s
Tripod: Manfrotto 190CXPRO4
Size: 12 MPx
Date: Taken in December 2013
Location: Southern Side of the Bratislava Castle
Software: Lightroom 5.2, Photoshop CS6, Photomatix Pro
Workflow: To have the statue as well as the castle sharp, I took two separate brackets with each 7 exposures. The image therefore is based on 14 photos in total.
Both exposure brackets I post-processed in Lightroom and Photomatix with the same settings and blended them together later on in Photoshop. That way I could get both the foreground and the background sharp.
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