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By GillyB    
One of the most famous coffee houses in Vienna, the Cafe Central was the haunt of writers who whiled away the day drinking coffee and discussing all things literary.

Today it is a place to visit for the fabulous cakes, immaculately turned out waiters and of course the viennese coffee always served with a small glass of water.

Thanks as always for your time.

Tags: Photo journalism Austria Architecture Black and white Vienna Cafe central

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KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 8:56PM
like the comp. and tones here Gill

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GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 8:56PM
Thank you Keith, bit out of my comfort zone here Smile
Hanners Plus
12 875 10 Ireland
22 Jul 2008 9:02PM
excellent toning Wink
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
22 Jul 2008 9:04PM
Top class image. Great work Gill.
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 9:15PM
Wow fabulous image. Superb!
Marilyn x
jdenman 9 18 5 Spain
22 Jul 2008 9:19PM
Lovely image, is certainly a cracking mono.
chris-p Plus
12 67 England
22 Jul 2008 9:34PM
A conversion of high quality....
GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 9:46PM
Many thanks everyone ...... much appreciated Smile
LesF 11 182 9
22 Jul 2008 9:54PM
Looks like a proper coffee house, excellent capture and I like your processing of this shot

Pegon 12 78 1 England
22 Jul 2008 9:57PM
A superb mono shot Gill, nice tones.
22 Jul 2008 10:04PM
fantastic !

Nikki !
Glynn 12 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 10:04PM
Hi Gill,

I love the composition of this shot. The decision to centralise the couple really does enhance the scale and height of the room. Excellent image well toned and very well presented..
churchill123 13 233 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 10:06PM
Beautiful tones

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
22 Jul 2008 10:09PM
Thanks for the view, well done as usual!
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
22 Jul 2008 10:09PM
I really like the composition Gill & you have converted this so very well.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2008 10:25PM
this is a great image good intro and very interesting shot
SRSmith 10 1 United States
22 Jul 2008 10:34PM
A terrific image and narrative. I very much enjoyed both.
22 Jul 2008 10:42PM
Cracking image Gill and beautifully presented! I can almost taste the coffee...LOL
GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 12:01AM
Thank you Smile not been around much this week as we have had half the hot water system replaced as well as 12 bedroom windows (that is 12 windows not 12 bedrooms) and the house looks like a bomb site. Off to London tomorrow for a couple of days and I expect it will still be a bomb site when we get back ........ catch up at the weekend!

gill Smile
23 Jul 2008 8:12AM
That's one superb shot, Gill. Love it.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
23 Jul 2008 8:19AM
Lovely image, suprised it wasn't busier, super capture.

C_Daniels 13 399 10 England
23 Jul 2008 9:11AM
The light fittings balance the shot Gill and add some grandeur . Nice toning too which creates a bit more atmosphere...
ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 9:44AM
beautifully photographed Gill, I love the receding arches and so many of them. Nice toning too,
Wooly 12 112 4 England
23 Jul 2008 10:01AM
Very nice toning Gill. Looks like a very grand place.

Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 10:38AM
Wow Gilly...a photo deseving of all the great comments.fantastic image, the B/W works well in this
Chant57 Plus
12 395 3 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 3:20PM
The narrative sets the scene beautifully for this image Gilly, the toning also suits the image very well, and a very good composition
John_Horner 12 12 2 England
23 Jul 2008 3:23PM
I do like the b&w rendition of this Gilly. Very well captured.
So many cakes and Tortens to choose from the mind the waistline groans lol.
A lovely composition.
Rylands 10 1 2 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2008 7:24PM
A superb image with excellent tonal range
IainH 13 82
23 Jul 2008 7:28PM
I like this Gill but cake & coffee & vodka Smile
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
23 Jul 2008 8:14PM
the atmosphere is rendered in a superb way here...
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
23 Jul 2008 9:36PM
Great mono image.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2008 8:05PM
What a fascinating room!!
GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2008 7:11PM
Thank you everyone, much appreciated ....... you remembered Iain Wink
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
25 Jul 2008 9:33PM
Lovely tones and candid image Gill.
GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2008 9:57AM
Thank you Tom Smile

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