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Plaça de Catalunya: the heart of Barcelona

A week ago I decided to get some images of the fountains at the Plaça de Catalunya the most popular square of the capital of Catalonia my tiny country which is on it´s way struggling for independence.As it was raining but still a rather bright day I tried my new neutral density filter to get long exposure images, the results were not bad but later on during the evening, when the fountains were illuminated in purple colors, I went back to try my luck again. I found the night-view photos much more... continue reading

Mosaic images

My first inspiration in the design was the mosaic. A variety of colors blended into simple geometric shapes, such as square. A multitude of squares in a variety of shades. Pastel shades, many shades of the same color, clear and simple lines, the correct sequence and as a result of the image symmetrical geometric shape.Clarity, simplicity and palette of shadows.Minimalist details arranged in sequences that eventually form an image.These are my mosaics:          continue reading

It's Hip to be Square!

I know I'm dating myself when I say that the 80s pop band Huey Lewis and the News was right when they sang that it's hip to be square.When it comes to photography, I love the square format.It open up new and creative composition opportunities that a normal rectangle format doesn't offer.It is especially useful when you find yourself in a creative rut.Many of today's cameras offer a square format setting that you can choose so that you can compose your photos in the square format right in... continue reading

My Times Square in New York City

I live a few blocks away from the Times Square in New York. Finally, last weekend, I decided to take some pictures to have a collection of pictures of the lights, billboards and the people in Times Square. I started posting them here at Dreamstime.I love the results so far. What do you think? continue reading

A mix of Characters In Times Square

While visiting New York's Times Square nowadays , one encounters many cartoon characters such asMickey & Minnie Mouse, the Smurfs,Sponge Bob,Spiderman, Batman, Elmo and Cookie Monster.These costumed characterspose with tourists and ask for tips.It’s become part of Manhattan where a man dressed in a costume is not an unusual sight. continue reading

Getting it straight, square and true ... some thoughts

I enjoy taking architecture shots while I travel and around my home town. I prefer shooting more recognisable/iconic buildings than generic however enjoy whatever is available and interesting at the time.One aspect I have struggled with, however am improving, is getting lines square, not including lens distortion or the angle between the film plane and subject, just plain horizon parallel to frame edge and getting verticals to vertical. Not that I always want square and straight.I have guidelines... continue reading

Red Square Night Moscow collection

Hi, Friends.I live in a very beautiful place - Moscow. And, of course, I was ashamed not to have in my portfolio any pictures of our best landmarks. Now I'm beginning to correct it. At last the noise problem with my Red Square night images was fixed (putting the curves down helped and a bit of high-pass for better contrast). Here are some of them:Also I prepared and would like to share with you a collection of Kremlin and Red Square images: continue reading

Travel in Romania :: Council Square in Brasov (Transylvania)

The Council Square (Piata Sfatului) is the heart of the old medieval Brasov. Lined with beautiful red-roofed merchant houses, the square is one of the finest in the country.The former Markplatz square obtained its right to held markets in 1520, but it has been the place for annual markets since 1364 being visited by merchants from the country and abroad. The houses surrounding the square speak of a rich history. A pillory, in the middle of the square, was used as a means for public humiliation,... continue reading

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