Convent of Espinheiro - hotel near Evora; Portugal

Evora – Espinheiro Convent | Portugal

Evora - Espinheiro Convent | Portugal Évora, Portugal The Espinheiro Convent is located just 2km from the historic city of Évora in the province of Alentejo, Portugal. Despite being classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the convent today serves as a hotel....
Trogir coast with promenade; Croatia in summer

Trogir Promenade | Croatia in summer

Trogir Promenade | Croatia in summer Croatia, Trogir This small Croatian town on the Adriatic coast has earned the title of UNESCO cultural heritage site. This is mainly due to the Venetian architecture of the Trogir’s town centre. However, it’s not only the...
Reasons to visit Aveiro in the North of Portugal

Aveiro – is it worth a visit? | Portugal

Aveiro - is it worth a visit? | Portugal Aveiro, Portugal Aveiro is often overlooked by tourists visiting Portugal. They usually head straight to Lisbon, Porto or visit towns in the Algarve region. However, there are several reasons why you should take a day or two to...
Park Güell designed by Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona; Catalonia/Spain

Park Güell in Barcelona | Spain

Park Güell in Barcelona | Spain Barcelona, Spain If you’ve heard a bit about Barcelona then the name Antoni Gaudí is probably not unfamiliar to you. This world-known architect became famous for his “naturalistic” style, which culminates in the...
Milan Cathedral - panorama at night; Italy

Panorama of Milan Cathedral | Italy

Panorama of Milan Cathedral | Italy Italy, Milan The Cathedral of the Birth of St. Mary in Milan, commonly known as “Milan Cathedral”, could be described in many superlatives. It is one of the largest churches in Italy and even in all of Europe. The...
Nightlife in Poznan; Poland

Poznan by night | Poland

Poznan by night |Poland Poland, Poznan Polish cities have a certain charm and … compactness. Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow – each of these cities own a historic market square. What’s interesting, usually life goes on around these markets. There are popular...
Night view of Amsterdam, Netherlands – View of the canal, boats and houses.

Amsterdam at Night | Netherlands

There are exactly 165 canals, so the decision as to which one to capture was not so easy. The composition though was always accomplished by the presence of several boats. The boats pictured above were rather small, in comparison to the 2,500 other house boats which were all around Amsterdam.

Vienna State Opera – Night photograph, Austria.

The Vienna State Opera | Austria

It is not surprising that Vienna is best known for its Opera. The neoclassicist blast from the ensemble, with all the aura of history and prosperity, give this Hall a unique character. The Vienna State Opera in our present day not only displays performances of opera pieces but also ballet spectacles. Once a year, the Opera is transformed into a ballroom on the last Thursday of Fasching.

Menorca Star Trails while at PhotoPills Camp.

Star Trails | Menorca, Spain

This shot comes from the stunning Menorca – one of the Balearic Islands. The interesting thing is that I’ve never tried shooting star trails before! I saw this kind of photography before, but somehow in Berlin and in cities where I have traveled as such shots like these just didn’t work for me and for one simple reason – the skyline over these cities is “polluted” by artificial light. Therefore, if you want top results when photo taking, it is best to do so mainly in remote areas.

Puerta de Alcalá – A night shot with car light trails in Madrid, Spain.

Puerta de Alcalá – A Night shot | Madrid, Spain

While in this spot during the day, we discovered that you can capture Puerta de Alcalá in more detail from the small island in-between a pedestrian crossing. In the evening of that same day, I assembled my tripod in the best position, attempting to capture Madrid’s night life during the busy atmosphere. This definitive photograph took almost a half hour to capture.