Inside Drac’s Castle

By Matthew Bamberg / Jul 13, 2013
Inside Dracula’s Castle

You can’t go to Transylvania without seeing Bran Castle, or Dracula’s Castle, the number one tourist destination in the Eastern European country of Romania.

Dracula’s story is based on the notoriously cruel Vlad the Impaler, a menacing personality who terrorized 15th Century Romania. He saw crimes in terms of any actions that offended him.

Nice guy!

The image is processed using the HDR program Photomatix Pro 4. Photomatix does a remarkable job of merging images of different exposures to enhance the details in a new image that is produced after processing.

About the author

Matthew Bamberg

Matthew Bamberg has provided photographs and written articles for various Southern California newspapers and magazines, including The Desert Sun and The Press-Enterprise. More recently, Matt has been teaching at UC Riverside while also authoring several books like the Quick and Easy Secrets book series (Cengage), Killer Photos with Your iPhone (with Kris Krug and Greg Ketchum, Cengage), the 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in San Francisco (Cengage) and Digital Art Photography For Dummies (Wiley).