John Sheldon's photos with the Vienna

Therapee for Holiday Makers

Therapee for Holiday Makers
Enjoying Sachertorte at the Hotel Sacher, Baden, Austria.
Added on September 27, 2014

Burgruine Rauhenstein, Baden, Austria

Burgruine Rauhenstein, Baden, Austria
In the Vienna Woods, on the foothills of the Alps. Built in the 12th Century by the 'Knights of Tursen' the castle was periodically occupied by robber barons and has a history of destruction and rebuilding.
Added on September 27, 2014

Mayerling

Mayerling
Tucked away quietly in the Vienna Woods, this place was the scene of the 'apparent' murder-suicide of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera in 1889. The death of Rudolf led to the succession eventually passing to Archduke Fra…
Added on September 27, 2014

Cloister at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Cloister at Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Added on September 27, 2014

Cloisters at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Cloisters at Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Added on September  7, 2014

Sleeping Towards Sunrise

Sleeping Towards Sunrise
At the Abbey of Heiligenkreuz, in the Vienna Woods. This Romanesque sculptured tombstone in the middle of the Chapterhouse is the grave of the last Babenberg Duke, Frederick the Quarrelsome; he died in 1246. The rosette-window was at the World Exhibition…
Added on September  6, 2014

Wood Carving at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Wood Carving at Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Jesus of Nazareth and St Peter.
Added on September  6, 2014

Triptych - Wood Carvings at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Triptych - Wood Carvings at Heiligenkreuz Abbey
From left to right: Jesus of Nazareth, St Peter, St Stephen, Mary Magdalene, Jesus of Nazareth.
Added on September  6, 2014

Stone Carving at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Stone Carving at Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Gravestone of Wulfingus von Harssendorf, who endowed Heiligenkreuz Abbey. Dated 1324.
A 'montage' formed using two RawTherapee 4 workings of the same image - one high saturation colour, the other very high contrast black and white. The two images were…
Added on September  5, 2014

Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Heiligenkreuz Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in the village of Heiligenkreuz in the southern part of the Vienna woods, c. 13 km north-west of Baden in Lower Austria. It is the oldest continuously occupied Cistercian monastery in the world. (Wikipedia)
Added on September  5, 2014