Stork Fountain on Strøget Copenhagen by © Kira Bodensted

Stork Fountain on Strøget Copenhagen by 

The Stork Fountain is located on Amagertorv in central Copenhagen, Denmark. It was a present to Crown Prince Frederik (later Frederik VIII) and Crown Princess Louise in connection with their silver wedding anniversary in 1894. It depicts three storks about to set off.
Since 1950 it has been a tradition that newly graduated midwives dance around the fountain. – We all know that babies are delivered by the Stork, right? ;)

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  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 1 year ago

    I sure like this photograph. It’s so busy with people, but has a great balance of grays and visual texture. It all fits; as the people become part of the patterns. Hope you will submit this to Solo, Kira.

  • Thank you very much Frannie, I just did. Glad you like it ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Christina Brundage
    Christina Brun...about 1 year ago

    Gorgeous fountain and town square!! Lovely!

  • Thank you Christina, glad you like it. ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 1 year ago

    Brilliant black and white capture Kira!

  • Thanks a lot Carol – much appreciated ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • BasantSoni
    BasantSoniabout 1 year ago
    Fabulous presentation ..nice street scene in B & W
  • Many thanks for your kind comment Basant – much appreciated ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • EmvandeBee
    EmvandeBeeabout 1 year ago

    Love the grittiness of the photo, and the story that comes with it is an absolute bonus!

  • Thank you very much ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • TokikoAnderson
    TokikoAndersonabout 1 year ago

    On Copenhagen…my dream city….

  • Thank you Tokiko ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 1 year ago

    Great work on your Black and white photography. This is beautiful.

  • Thank you very much Tori ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Wil Zender
    Wil Zender12 months ago

    Great photograph, dear Kira!!! :)

  • Thank you very much Wil, much appreciated ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

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