Bucharest

Challenge #18 in the The sky is the limit series. Hosted by alex326.
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Once known as the "Little Paris", Bucharest has many hidden gems in terms of buildings, monuments, parks and many other. Upload a picture that best describes the Romanian Capital city - everything is acceptable, whether is people or buildings or something else.
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bucharest winds of change-001
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Bucharest is a great city. During one of my cab rides I passed this old building; remnants from the Soviet era. It's called the house of the free press after the fall of the communist regime. I wanted to capture the contrast between old and new, east and west, communist and capitalism.
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Submitted: Thursday, 17th January, 2013 20:02 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 8th November, 2012
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 500
Notes: Took this shot from a moving car. I preset settings on the camera.
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