Friday, 27 March 2009

Stormy Weather


The Neptune Fountain
Schönbrunn Palace Gardens



Roman Ruins
Reflecting Pool

Hooded Statues
Stoically braving the weather

Black Bird
Looking for spring?

Accidental Tourist
Under-Umbrella Photography
Taking it all in

The Accidental Tourist's Target
Schönbrunn Palace
Photographed
in the morning of
March 26, 2009


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20 comments:

  1. Ah Ha! So that's where we got the stormy weather from!!!
    But no one looks like that here...
    Too beautiful..as always!

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  2. Merisi, your photos never cease to amaze me. You have a wonderful way of "seeing" pictures in your mind before you take them with your camera ... and that is a God-given talent.

    Excellent work, my friend!

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  3. Hello Merisi,

    Those skies and the stormy lighting give such drama, and a certain elegance, to these photographs.

    It is hard to pick a favorite from amongst this post. Every picture is a gem. Your words shine as always.

    xo

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  4. What a dramatic sky! I like the picture with the lonely tourist hiding under an umbrella.

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  5. Hi Merisi -
    That photo of the Reflecting Pool has to be one of my all time favorites. The reflexion forms almost a shell shape which gives it a rococo feel. Gorgeous. Have a wonderful weekend! Hope you have sun.
    Catherine

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  6. Your pictures are extraordinary. I especially like the picture of the Roman Ruins Reflecting Pool. The stormy sky adds power.

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  7. Lovely shots, as always - and while you look towards summer here the first autumn rains have just begun to fall.

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  8. Thanks for visiting my SWF post and your kind words you left about my photo. I took extra time and looked through some of your past posts. You have an excellent blog. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. Just out of view in the last photo is the Rudolfsheim Pfarrkirche (a bit of a favourite of mine).

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  10. Painted skies, and stormy weather... :-)

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  11. Love your storm drama. it certainly makes a beautiful backdrop.
    I think my favorite is the blackbird on the statue hand. its fascinating.
    Have a wonderfu weekend Merisi.

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  12. Stunning pictures Merisi!
    That Carrion Crow has a comfortable perch. I don't think that spring can be far away now!

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  13. Ah...spring showers...Love the reflecting pool....Michelle

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  14. Love these statues with this sky on the backgroung. Looks so dramatic

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  15. Marble statutes have always been a favourite with me, and these are no exception. Wonderful, Merisi!

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  16. Ich liebe Schönbrunn!
    I really like to go to Auer-Welsbach-Park with my son on sundays too... it´s really nice!
    I love your blog :)
    Liebe Grüße!

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  17. The water and the sky in these photos makes them extremely lovely.

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  18. The Roman Ruins look like the garden of eden!
    The Black Bird is a beautiful shot.
    That is one of my favorite images.
    It looks so real!

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