6 days in Krakow

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Briar, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Last week we visited Krakow in Poland, staying for 6 days. It was all a bit of a rush and, if you have read my other thread, you will know that we enjoyed it so much we are going back in December. I took a lot of pictures while I was there. I wanted to share a few.

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  2. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    WOW! GREAT shots Karen. Thanks.
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  3. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
    Very nice. What kind of PP do you apply? I'm trying to learn some techniques so I can experiment with B&W.
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  4. Pelao

    Pelao SC All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Very nice. Thanks for sharing.
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  5. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Ooh, I wish I could say that, lol!

    Love the high contrast look.
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  6. Ghosthunter

    Ghosthunter boo!

    Sep 8, 2010
    London UK
    They are very nice images that have been processed really well. Nice job!!
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  7. Penfan2010

    Penfan2010 SC Top Veteran

    Jul 21, 2012
    NJ, USA
    Wonderful moments captured here. Well timed!
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  8. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Hi Steve

    I always shoot jpegs mostly in colour but sometimes in b&w. Although I am pondering shooting raw as part of the October challenge. This year I have mostly been processing my pics with snapseed on my iPad. I sometimes use other apps to vary the choice of borders and texture. Occasionally I use photoshop elements and silver efex 2, but I'm finding by the time I have processed my pics on the iPad and backed up to the computer I have lost interest in those shots and am already out shooting new ones.
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  9. NathanJ

    NathanJ SC Regular

    Sep 18, 2012
    good shots. Really like the PP as well
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  10. Gary

    Gary SC All-Pro

    Aug 19, 2012
    Southern California
    Gary Ayala
    The third is my fav. What is your attraction to Krakow?

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  11. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Hi Gary

    Krakow wasn't expensive, we could fly from Edinburgh, we hadn't been before and the weather forecast was better than here in Scotland. It was a last minute thing really. If the weather had been better in Scotland that week we'd have been flying kites on a deserted beach somewhere on the Western Isles.

    We both enjoyed it though, lots to see and do, so we are going back in December when the Christmas markets are in full swing to see some of the things we missed.