Statue of St. Wenceslas

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Statue of St. Wenceslas
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At the top of Wenceslas Square, the statue of St. Wenceslas (Svatý Václav) on his horse cuts a striking figure. This is the "good King Wenceslas", who was murdered over a thousand years ago by his brother Boleslav, and now a Czech national hero. In front of St. Wenceslas there are two plaques in memory of those killed during the Communist era. One is dedicated to Jan Palach, who set himself on fire in protest at the Soviet invasion.

Aperture = 7.1
Shutter = 1/125
ISO = 100
Camera = Canon 5D MarkII
Lens == 24-105mm (24mm focal length)

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on July 09, 2010


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