Frauenkirche | Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

It’s an incredible feeling to see the Dresden Frauenkirche virtually glowing at night. The church that for such long time served as a reminder on the destruction of Dresden in the Second World War. The Frauenkirche was completely destroyed and the dark stones that you see in the wall were taken from its ruins. Even though I didn’t have much to do with Dresden until now, I must say it was very impressive to be at that place.

Technical Details

Camera: Canon EOS 500D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm @ 12mm
ISO: 100
Exposures: 7 in steps of 1 EV
Aperture: 5.6
Exposure time (middle): 6s
Tripod: Manfrotto 190CXPRO4
Size: 13.4 MPx
Date: Taken in February 2014
Location: In front of the Luther Memorial at the Dresden Frauenkirche
Software: Lightroom 5.2, Photoshop CS6, Photomatix Pro

The Dresden Frauenkirche was part of the UNESCO World Heritage

The Dresden Frauenkirche and the whole Dresden Elbe Valley were part of the UNESCO World Heritage between 2004 and 2009. Unfortunately, the politicians from Dresden decided to build a new bridge that destroys the uniqueness and therefore Dresden was delisted from the World Heritage.

» UNESCO Description of the World Heritage: Dresden Elbe Valley 
» Other photos of the World Heritage: See more photos

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