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Prague is famous for its hundreds of towers. We already know some of them. The tower of St.Niklas Church on the Mala Strana is worth climbing. It is also a museum because it shows the room and working place of a man watching the city and giving alarm when a fire is being detected. Then the bdell had to give a warning sound. when climbing the narrow wooden staircase I was reminded of those scenes from Friedrich Murnau's movie "Faust". A kind of time machine is working its magic. It was quite dark and so the pictures have also this grainy impact of a historic film atmopshere. Olympus EM 5 with Summilux 15 mm
When visiting Prague one should not miss the church of St. Niklas on the Mala Strana, below the Hradcin. The church is a jewel in terms of interior decaration. All the interior is being designed by I. Dientzenhofer, one of the most famous artists of his craft. One has to pay a small entry fee but what you get to see is beyond imagination. The viewer may enjoy the illumination. For the photographer this is an advantage because there is more light but it is a difficulty because the quality of light is bad in terms of color cast and front light. To avoid this you have to turn but then have to face a bright light from the windows. Tripods are generally being banned so all shots are handheld. The tower is worthwhile being climbed. It is very narrow but the view from aove is very recommendable and really lovely. Olympus EM 5 with Summilux 15 mm. The first one is a panorama being stitched out of 4 pictures