We're just back from a visit to the four Eastern European capitals of Christmas Markets: Vienna and Berlin were nice. Budapest was just getting started. But the best of them, in terms of food, crafts and picturesque setting was Prague. They also have these amazing chimney cakes which you can have dipped in cinnamon, almonds, butter or chocolate. All the basic food groups.
I shot this a more of a second thought with the small Canon S110 as we were browsing the market for Czech crafts and hot mulled wine. ISO 800, f/4.0, a rather slow 1/13 second exposure. Hand held over my head. I'm always amazed how sharp the pictures are hand holding at that speed. The benefits of no mirror bouncing in the little mirrorless camera. In Lightroom, all I did was burn in the well lit towers and lighten up the faces slightly. I had exposed with the Incandescent setting for white balance, but in Lightroom dragged it down more toward the blue to cool off the whole scene just a bit.
For more info about the equipment and software I use, see this page.
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