These pictures of Prague take you on a visual tour of many Prague sights. From the castle to Old Town, Prague is a fantastic exhibition of history and detail.
Come along and experience Prague from our point of view.
We're not professional photographers by any means, but we
love our camera -- and
Let's get started with a few pictures of Prague and then below, you will find a few of our photo tips to make the most of your camera's visit.
Above: Prague is
packed with spires, churches and textures. This view is
from Charles Bridge looking into Malá Strana
Below: The main entrance to Prague Castle at Hradčanské náměstí.
Above: The spires
of St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle, soaring high
above Malá Strana (Lesser Town).
It's great to find a large view of the city like this.
There are a few vantage points that you might consider
finding. We've listed five view
points for Prague photos that also might interest
Strangely enough, not many people ever take the time to visit these spots - like this one of Prague's bridges and the Vltava River from Letna park.
The Czech capital has been described as one big outdoor
gallery, a stunning city of magical atmosphere. But how do
you capture the city's essence without repeating something
you've already seen over and over again?
Here are two tips that you might consider when walking around looking for the best photos of Prague. Just a couple of tips to keep in the back of your mind as you photograph the depths of our city.
Well, here are two simple photo tips to take some of the best pictures of Prague...
Find a place where you can take in a view of the city. This will give you a signature photo that includes the full feeling of Prague.
We like the photos that have lots of spires or a shot of
the river that gives you the sense of Prague's city center
- its immensity, its sheer layers of history and color.
From the red tiled rooftops to the domed churches and
meandering Vltava River, there an angle that's waiting to
be captured with your own spin on it.
This means you should probably get off the beaten path a
bit. If you stay on Charles Bridge and follow everyone
else, well, you'll get the expected.
Take a few minutes during each day to take pictures of
Prague that show the city's details - but make it
something that appeals to your personal senses. Get up
Get right in there, so to speak. Fill your camera's frame
or screen with a whole image - an image that stands out
for you. Something that will bring the feeling of Prague
back to you every time you see it. You can always try to take better
photographs that speak to an experience rather than
just a random moment.
For example... for us, we like the old doors that are scattered throughout Old Town and Malá Strana. The detail and craftsmanship in each door holds a story waiting to be told (or captured).
It seems each one comes carries its own language, its own
personal history. There are some doors that we've seen
hundreds of times, but we still marvel their strength and
courage that seem to convey.
For us, these doors hold a slew of untold stories in
their edges, bumps and handles. Metal, wood, worn and
We're talking about the essences of Prague - the details.
So maybe for you it's the humorous sculpted faces on the
facades of buildings or the various lanes with no traffic.
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