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Schonbrunn

By davidhu
Another one from our recent trip to Vienna, this is a view of the Schonbrunn Palace. The former summer residence of the Hapsbergs, it was was built between 1695 and 1713. It was substantially redesigned in the early 1800's when it acquired the present facade and its distinctive yellow colour.

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Tags: Palace Architecture Vienna Landscape and travel Schonbrunn

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Comments


imander 10 388 7 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 4:16PM
quote", it was was built between 1695 and 1713"

They built that quick just half an hour...Wink..superbly captured and composed, looks really beautiful
ian

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davidhu 11 19 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 4:20PM
Lol Ian. And they had a tea break as well !
11 Jul 2008 4:38PM
Nice shot David, must view large for the detail,
Fred.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1661 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 5:29PM
Very attractive comp, a pleasing mixture of symmetrical and off-centre.
Moira
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
11 Jul 2008 5:39PM
a beautiful capture of the famouse Schoenbrunn.....well done my friend
11 Jul 2008 5:43PM
Good quality architectural shot with the right light to give some dimension. Well composed too
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 70 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 5:49PM
I too like the composition - must observe that its lopsidedness is due to Habsburg topiary not your photography!
Bill
ChristineL 12 39 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 6:19PM
a beautiful building, I would love to wander around those gardens. A lovely shot,
Chris.
piccy 11 8 Wales
11 Jul 2008 6:39PM
Fine building and photography. Loooks a great place to explore.
Freda
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
11 Jul 2008 7:18PM
Excellent capture of an impressive building. Wonderful colours!
Rende
pamelajean Plus
11 980 1903 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 7:39PM
Impressive architecture, I like the pond and garden included.
rmr 9 1 Wales
11 Jul 2008 7:47PM
wonderful composition and pin sharp
well done david
mark
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
11 Jul 2008 8:13PM
Superbly detailed Dave - wonderful architecture. Great depth to the image and I think this is one of those occasions where a clear sky was ideal.
Brian.
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
11 Jul 2008 8:24PM
This is a beautifully composed shot with interest running right through it, congratulations. - gary
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
11 Jul 2008 9:03PM
The first glimpse of the palace, looks like our Malacanang Palace, the seat of the president. The inclusion of the fountain and park are delightful. Excellent image. Well done.
Dennis
phototime 11 8 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 10:28PM
This is beautifully taken shot,excellent composition and colours.

Mo
12 Jul 2008 2:17PM
So much fine work goes into these gardens David, beautiful capture of the area, Adrian
franken Plus
14 4.2k 4 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2008 4:10PM
A pleasent scene.

Ken
wyatturp 11 2 England
12 Jul 2008 7:31PM
Nice Topiary must get busy in the garden , well done

Doug-good order in the picture my eyes likeSmile
12 Jul 2008 8:23PM
superb nice colours and tones
Dawn
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
13 Jul 2008 7:34AM
A lovely scene Dave and your usual clarity of light and colour. Who's that Dolly Bird staring straight at you though?
13 Jul 2008 9:35PM
Lovely composition, looks like a great place to visit.
Alex
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
13 Jul 2008 11:35PM
David, a fine looking building - you have captured it perfectly, excellent light, colour and detail!

Sarah *
RogBrown 10 3.1k 10 England
14 Jul 2008 1:12AM
Another simple but strong composition Dave. Lovely colours. Maybe cropped a bit tight below the fountain?
Rog
14 Jul 2008 6:26PM
Stunning shot. Sylvia

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