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"Vienna is different"

By bliba  
"Vienna is different", is the traditional advertisement of the tourism industry in the Austrian capital

"Vienna is different", is the traditional advertisement of the tourism industry in the Austrian capital

I walk through Baeckerstraße towards the city center and think to myself, really true, Vienna is different. I now recognize the Viennese by the way they walk - or should I say: the way they don't walk?

In many big cities it's different They don't have time to arrive in their own steps. They are already one step further before the next step is taken. At the same time, they check on their cell phones for the arrival of the next subway, swear, postpone their appointments, wave to a cab - one always before the other is finished. That is what makes up this permanent state of suspense - none of it in Vienna. Nobody is really in a hurry on Baeckerstraße,
I pass by the Karlskirche, see the reflection, take some pictures, go in the direction of the Cafe Museum where Mr. Walter, Vienna's best waiter, waves to me in a friendly, questioning manner. This means, without words: "Why are you in such a hurry?"

"Vienna is different"

thanks for looking

ollie

Tags: Monochrome Reflection in water Landscape and travel Bnw photography Karlskirche

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Comments


woolybill1 Plus
14 35 76 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2020 5:50PM
Vive la différence Smile
LG
B
27 Aug 2020 5:58PM
I'll say, great image, is Vienna under water?
27 Aug 2020 7:07PM
love the mirage-like feel to it..
saltireblue Plus
10 11.4k 69 Norway
27 Aug 2020 7:17PM
A heat-haze view...
27 Aug 2020 7:21PM
Splendid effects, a fine image Oliver.SmileSmile
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
27 Aug 2020 7:27PM
This image is fabulous---

also--- I love your text!
dudler Plus
17 1.4k 1774 England
27 Aug 2020 7:50PM
So... Take time just to look at the picture....
waltknox 5 4 Canada
27 Aug 2020 7:56PM
Well seen and taken Oliver . The two eyes that appear at the top of the middle tower gives out the appearance of a third eye .Similar to those I have seen on
Buddhist temples . I would love to experience and discover Vienna’s difference one day Oliver
Best regards
Walt
Alfie_P Plus
13 872 2 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2020 8:22PM
Both your editorial & image are excellent Ollie ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

😎
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2020 8:49PM
Excellent, Oliver!
xwang 11 56 8
27 Aug 2020 8:55PM
Well seen and wonderfully taken!
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 734 England
27 Aug 2020 9:34PM
Well done with this one Oliver.

And it's good to know Vienna is different.
mac Plus
19 10 Scotland
27 Aug 2020 11:36PM
Super intro' and image is pretty good as well, a dreamy Vienna. Well captured and presented, Oliver.
Ian
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
28 Aug 2020 4:15AM
Very well spotted & captured , wonderful image !
Ian
dudler Plus
17 1.4k 1774 England
28 Aug 2020 4:49AM
Back to look some more...
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
28 Aug 2020 4:53AM
Very lovely reflection Ollie. You've become like the people of Vienna. You slowed down and watched. Or maybe that's where you're from. I love this anyway.
johnke Plus
8 223 16 England
28 Aug 2020 6:45AM
A superb abstract, comes to life through your words Oliver...John
chase Plus
15 2.0k 514 England
28 Aug 2020 10:23AM
This looks like an amazing place.
The reflections just add that little something extra that many would walk past without a second look.
Joline Plus
14 30 59 United States
28 Aug 2020 12:11PM
It must be a quite wonderful city to live in. This image is a beautiful interpretation of it. I can almost hear the waltz music in the background.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
28 Aug 2020 12:32PM
A very lovely reflective image, Ollie, making a great 'arty' presentation 😃👍
Trev 😀
pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
28 Aug 2020 2:37PM
loved your presentation too!
capto Plus
8 6.5k 23 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2020 3:43PM
A fine reflected image.Smile
ivor
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2020 5:49PM
A unique way of looking at it !!
Excellent image. Isabel GrinGrin
30 Aug 2020 10:41PM
Beautiful reflections and great presentation.

LorySmile
1 Sep 2020 9:58AM
Excellent!

JohnSmile

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