Vienna – Day 1 – Part 3

After relaxing for awhile in the room we headed out to find an Italian restaurant that Rick Steves mentioned in his book called La Norma

Cheers!

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Cheers!

It is a great restaurant and we’ll likely go back.

After dinner we headed over to the Vienna Opera House with the tripod to get some extended exposure shots. As we were passing by the back of the opera house we noticed that they were showing the performance from inside on a giant screen. La Bohème as it was being performed, free to anyone who cared to pull up a chair and watch it. The opera house even provided chairs.

Free Opera!

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Free Opera!

Vienna is a city that loves and promotes classical music and opera, that’s for sure. Cynthia was blown away. We both agreed that this was one of the coolest things we’ve ever seen.

We moved on from there to setup the tripod and the wide-angle lens and this is what I came up with

Free Opera!

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Free Opera!

Free Opera!

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Free Opera!

I’m not completely happy with these and will bring out another lens and try again. These just seem a bit soft to me.

We walked back to the hotel as we were fairly exhausted at this point, but I did snap a few shots on the way.

Wurst!

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Wurst!

Tomorrow The Schönbrunn

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