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Lost and found - a glimpses from my home regio

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by Harry S., Mar 23, 2005.

  1. While cleaning up my HD I found a complete directory of unprocessed NEFs from Sept./Oct. 2003 which I have obviously overlooked. I picked out four of them to give you an idea what the area looks like where I grew up.
    All shot with D1X and Sigma 70-200
    NIKON D1X    ---    200mm    f/8.0    1/400s   

    NIKON D1X    ---    200mm    f/5.6    1/640s   

    NIKON D1X    ---    125mm    f/5.6    1/250s   

    Although spring has arrived, I hope you enjoy a few pics from early autumn.
  2. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    The third one is so unique.. Well done. Good eye.

    Beautiful area. All very nice.

    Thank you for sharing your part of life with us.

  3. Thanks Gale! No idea why the first one didn't work.
    Another try
    NIKON D1X    ---    200mm    f/5.6    1/125s   
  4. WOW, very nice!! :)  :)  :)  :) 
  5. Lovely shots. Interesting that they could just as well have been taken in the wine country of Napa Valley, California. I have visited Austria and it is very beautiful there.
  6. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    All the photos showed for me.

  7. Harris, you ruin my idea of winter sports and snow with these extraordinary images... Where were these taken? I know byhand Arlberg Mountain, Salzburg, the Zillertal Valley, Obergurgl, Kitzsteinhorn/Kaprun, Wien of course... but these "French looking" vine fields... :shock:
  8. Thanks all so far!

    These were taken in the far northeast of Austria. The province of Lower Austria which "circumflects" Vienna is subdivided into 4 quarters. The most northeastern one is called "Wine-quarter" (sic!) and is characterized by rolling hills with a lot of fields and interspersed patches of forest, but also some steppe areas and swamps. It is one of Austria's four famous Wine areas. I am not so fond of the local white wines (with a few exceptions) but there are some decent red ones.

    A friend of mine even discovered another use for the wine plants:
    Have you ever smelled the endearing fragrance of wine flowers? He is producing a parfume from them and it quickly became my favorite.
  9. GeeJay


    Jan 26, 2005
    Thanks for sharing these wonderful, unusual pictures.

    I live in Florida and we don't have scenes like these so these are a special treat for me.

    Thank you,
  10. Thanks Gaye! I am sure Florida has a lot of other scenery to be proud of.
  11. Wow, Harris, you just won a seat in my car as a field guide and a friend next time I visit your beloved country!!! :D 
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