I didn’t go to Barcelona to take photographs. I went for the Mobile World Congress. But I did take my constant companion, the Fuji X100S. So, without really setting out to take any pictures, I came back with quite a few. Barcelona is like that, you just need to walk about a bit, you don’t need to try very hard. For the kind of night photography I love to do, it is near to perfect, may even be competing with Mdina as my favourite location.
One of the reasons it works so well is the lights. They have got them spot on. It is self-evident that you need lights at night to take photographs but you can’t take the existence of good lights as a given. Good lights aren’t too bright, they allow you to expose for the scene without them burning out in the image. Big thanks to the good people of Barcelona for having good lights.
I wouldn’t normally put this many images into a single post but I was struggling to chose. And it’s not like you’re all on a 14.4K modem these days is it? In fact, it is becoming less likely by the day that you know what one of those is.
But first, before it got dark, I walked past a construction site…