St. Mary’s Basilica | Kraków, Poland

Technical Details

Camera: Canon EOS 500D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm @ 10mm
ISO: 100
Exposures: 3 (-2, 0, +2)
Aperture: 13
Exposure time (middle): 1/30s
Tripod: Manfrotto 190CXPRO4
Size: 12.6 MPx
Date: Taken in November 2013

Location: From the Main Market Square (Rynek) in Kraków

Software: Lightroom 5.2, Photoshop CS6, Photomatix Pro

Workflow: The Main Market Square is overcrowded by tourist most of the time. As I was there very early in the morning, I found the square almost empty. It was even allowed for cars to go there to deliver goods to the market.

With such photos against the sun it is always difficult to get the colors right. Thanks to the new Magic Lantern Software on my cam, I would make more exposures next time to handle the dynamic even better.

The St. Mary’s Basilica is part of the UNESCO World Heritage

The St. Mary’s Basilica and the whole Historic Centre of Kraków are part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 1978. Together they’ve been among the first 12 inscribed World Heritage Sites.

» UNESCO Description of the World Heritage: Historic Centre of Kraków
» Other photos of the World Heritage: See more photos

Nico Trinkhaus

Nico Trinkhaus

Nico Trinkhaus is the mind-blind photographer, using cameras to create visions and memories that otherwise would be lost to him.

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