Category Archives: HDR Photography

Liberty Bridge – Budapest, Hungary

On the way down from the top of Gellert Hill, I spotted this view from the edge of the hill. The Liberty Bridge is just as iconic as the Chain Bridge, IMHO. If only I had had a few more days to take compositions in different light.

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Buda Castle & Chain Bridge Panorama – Budapest, Hungary

The Buda Castle seen from across the Danube, and the Chain Bridge. As I sat on the bench for a respite and took in the night air, I remember thinking how so many European capital cities are similar in geography and construct. There always seems to be a major river running through, an iconic bridge […]

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Hungarian Parliament at Night – Budapest, Hungary

The beautiful Gothic styled Hungarian Parliament Building is most definitely the brightest building at night. At the time I was in Budapest I was not able to get close as the area was cordoned off for major building work and what looks like the construction of an under parking facility. Setting up on the other […]

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South of the Danube at Night – Budapest, Hungary

I was across from the Hungarian Parliament building waiting for a cruise boat to move away from the dock. It was getting dark and I was missing the blue in the sky so I looked around for another position. I wondered what the view would look like from the Margaret Bridge so I took a […]

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Great Market Hall – Budapest, Hungary

I was hungry, in Hungary (sorry), so I went to the Great Market Hall to grab some fruit that I could consume during my wanderings. On the top floor are small eateries that serve snacks and Hungarian treats. I wanted to try some Hungarian specialities and so I had one snack/meal from a few of […]

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Gellert Hill at night – Budapest, Hungary

On the way to photograph the Liberty/Freedom/Franz Jospeh Bridge from the Pest side, I liked how the orange glow of Gellert Hill contrasted with the evening blue sky. Orange and blue are good complimentary colours to look out for at night. I don’t know if the Hungarian people prefer the term Liberty or Freedom when […]

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Fisherman’s Bastion – Budapest, Hungary

It was a grey cloudy day which can be good for some photography, but not so for travel photography. The clouds do add some atmosphere to this image of the Fisherman’s Bastion and I desaturated it a little to produce the end result. If you would like to take a clean image of a building […]

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Danube at Night – Budapest, Hungary

The view north, from the Chain Bridge, shows Buda on the west with the Margaret Bridge on the horizon helping to join the scene over to the Hungarian Parliament on the Pest side. The lights on the Hungarian Parliament are strong enough to illuminate the clouds above it. It was difficult balancing the lights on […]

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Tram Stop & Chain Bridge – Budapest, Hungary

The tramway network in Budapest started in 1866 as a horse and cart service and provided electric cars from 1887. Just by the west side of the Danube River, where the Chain Bridge meets Buda, the tramline from Clark Ádám tér runs the “Batthyány tér M+H” line along the river. I did wait for this […]

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