Vienna On Film | Inspiration: Photography

Why a disposable camera you might ask. I own a very well working system camera and an iPhone but just before Lotte and I left for Vienna, Austria, I got the idea to also bring a disposable camera. I still remember loving having a disposable camera when I was little. This was my camera and I was aloud to capture anything I liked. When we got home, we had to wait for the photos to be developed and then a couple of weeks later, I was able to enjoy the holiday again through these photos. That’s what I also wanted to with this trip to Vienna! So, guess what you’ll see in this blog post? The photos I got developed from my disposable camera. Surprise!

I just wanted to add a little note: I didn’t edit these photos at all. Yes, I know. I love editing photos but I wanted to try something new and I actually love how vintage these disposable photos look. What they look like in this blog post is what they look like on print.

ː City Centre ː

In general Vienna is such a photogenic city. While walking through this city, you’ll be amazed at the beauty of the buildings and its architecture. Like I explained in my travel diary, Vienna reminds me a bit of Paris. In this city centre you’ll find tons of sights that will catch your eye and are worth taking a photo of.

ː Stephansdom ː

A big cathedral, just in the middle of a shopping street. That’s Stephansdom. In the photo above you can see I tried to capture mostly the top of the cathedral, but it’s a little bit too much of ‘just the top’… oh well.

ː Hofburg ː

Probably one of the most captured spots in Vienna is Hofburg. Hofburg is a palace and in front of it people can get a ride with a horse and carriage. Since there are so many horses and carriages in front of Hofburg, it’s very photograph friendly. I waited long enough for there to be carriages just in front of Hofburg so I could capture both!

ː Kunsthistorisches & Naturhistorisches Museum ː

One of my fave places to walk through was definitely the part in between the Kunsthistorisches and Naturhistorisches Museum. In the middle they had displayed so many different flowers and there were so many butterflies! Next time I also want to go inside both museums because I’ve seen photos and it looks very interesting.

ː Palmenhaus ː

How could I not include the Palmenhaus? The cafe is a dream. It’s inside a glasshouse. Even though we sat outside (since it was so warm), I did peek inside and loved it! So many plants and it looks insane with the bar in the middle. Besides, you can eat some very tasty Apfelstrüdel here…

ː Karlskirche ː

Stephansdom isn’t the only cathedral/church in Vienna. There are many more to find. For example, Karlskirche. This church isn’t really in the centre but really worth visiting because of it appearance. It’s huge and it reminds me for a building straight out of a movie. We didn’t go inside, but if the inside is as good as the outside… I wouldn’t taken a ton more photos with my disposable camera.

ː Hundertwasserhaus ː

A colorful and unique sight in Vienna is the Hundertwasserhaus. It’s a little village in the middle of a ‘normal’ area. The colors don’t show up as bright as they were in real life, but I loved this! You never really see something like this anywhere.

ː Schloß Schönbrunn ː

Want to feel like royal for the day? Visit Schloß Schönbrunn! This palace is insanely big and has tons of gardens and even a zoo around it. You will walk from garden to garden and all of them are diffrent. My favorite was the one near the Palmenhaus because you could capture the beautiful gardens and the glasshouse in the background as well. Also, when standing at the back of Schloß Schönbrunn, you can spot Gloriette. This is definitely worth hiking to because you get the most beautiful panoramic view of the city from there. Who doesn’t love a good panoramic view?

And those were all the photos I took with my disposable camera! Well, not all of them because two or three were too dark unfortunately… So, not all of them turned out the way I wanted too. But it was so much fun playing around with a disposable camera and only knowing how the photos would look once I would get them developed. Honestly, I did forget to bring this camera a lot of the time because I am used to taking photos with my iPhone and normal camera. So bringing an extra camera is maybe a bit of a hassle, but on my next trip, I think I will bring another disposable camera! Have you ever used a disposable camera? What do you think of my photos?

Love,

Neeltje

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30 Comments

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 16, 2020 / 12:38 pm

      Thank you! You should because it’s fun to play around with. X

  1. January 16, 2020 / 11:44 am

    The pictures are stunning, love your photography!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 16, 2020 / 12:39 pm

      Thank you!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 18, 2020 / 6:20 pm

      Same here! X

  2. January 19, 2020 / 12:08 pm

    I don’t think those photos needed editing anyways. The look beautiful! <3

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 19, 2020 / 6:27 pm

      Thank you so much!

  3. January 20, 2020 / 8:03 am

    Cool pics! Need to go urgently to Vienna!!!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:35 am

      Yes you should! It’s such a beautiful city. X

  4. January 20, 2020 / 9:21 am

    Wauw wat een geweldige foto’s het lijkt me een mooie stad

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:36 am

      Dankjewel! Jaa dat is het zeker.

  5. January 20, 2020 / 10:35 am

    I rather do not edit my pictures. I like to show what my eyes saw. Love your pictures and love Vienna. Been there, wouldn’t mind to go back.

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:36 am

      It’s such a lovely city right? X

  6. January 20, 2020 / 10:53 am

    dit word een eentonige comment haha maar wat een mooie fotos!!!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:37 am

      Ah, dankjewel!

  7. January 20, 2020 / 3:11 pm

    Mooi dat je jezelf de restrictie hebt opgelegd om foto’s niet te bewerken. Het maakt dat je veel intenser moet kijken wat je fotografeert. Maar het is duidelijk geslaagd!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:37 am

      Dankjewel!

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:37 am

      Thank you! I am sure you’ll love Vienna as well.

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 7:37 am

      Ah thank you so much!

  8. January 21, 2020 / 8:37 am

    Je foto’s zijn echt prachtig en ik vond Wenen zelf ook prachtig.

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 21, 2020 / 9:24 am

      Ah dankje! Zo’n leuke stad he 🙂

  9. January 21, 2020 / 7:17 pm

    Prachtige foto’s! Lijkt mij ook mooie stad. Ik heb dagelijks een systeemcamera in mijn tas zitten en neem ‘m ook mee op vakantie. Is lekker compact. Mijn spiegelreflexcamera is ook top, maar vind ik te groot en onhandig om dagelijks mee te nemen.

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 24, 2020 / 2:40 pm

      Dankje! Systeemcamera’s zijn inderdaad echt handig 🙂

  10. Caroline
    January 25, 2020 / 8:55 am

    Ben ooit een dagtrip, zakelijk uitje, naar Wenen geweest. Ik vond het toen erg mooi en er is zo waanzinnig veel te zien. Nu na velen jaren staat deze Oostenrijkse hoofdstad op mijn wensenlijstje om dit jaar weer eens te bezoeken, maar nu samen met mijn lief.

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 25, 2020 / 7:31 pm

      Jaa zeker doen! Het is zo’n prachtige stad.

  11. January 27, 2020 / 8:57 am

    Hele mooie foto’s en wat is Vienna een mooie plaats! Volgens mij zeker een bezoekje waard

    • Neeltje
      Author
      January 27, 2020 / 8:21 pm

      Jaa zeker! Echt een prachtige stad met super veel hotspots 🙂

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