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Searching for Catwoman

Not all Street Pictures must contain people in it.

Sometimes is better let the urban objects take the leadership. You can do a lot of unimaginable things with street advertisments, urban furniture, walls and graffitis.

So let your imagination flow.

Good weekend, and photographic eye, my reader.

Ugly

I don’t understand why people always want to see beautiful things on photographs!

Lots of images with beautiful womans, landscapes, sunsets… with filters that don’t represent the real world.

Ugly things are more interesting.

A little hole

Usually, take a good street photo is not easy.

For me, good pictures have to contain something more than people walking in the street. You have to go further, looking where nobody does…

…sometimes you find your photo, looking into a little hole of 5 milimeters.

Walking

I just bought a smartwatch that counts the steps when you walk…

Who says that photography is not a sport? Last time I went to take pictures, I made more that 10 km just walking, and observing the streets and the people.

Remember: Street Photography, clear your mind, makes you more observant and creative… and It’s really healthy for you!!! 😉

Shadows

I Love the way you can change the human figures using shadows. You only have to take a sign of a restaurant, and an old woman with a stick, and… “voila”!, Yoda appears!

May the Force be with you and go to make good photos, my reader.

La Latina

If I have to tell someone the best place to take street pictures in Madrid, this is “La Latina” District. One of the oldest parts of the city, with lots of bars and terraces, markets, and little streets with little shops.

It’s a magical place.

I think this photograph tries to show the essence of what I’m telling: you can touch the dirt of the walls, smell the wine and tapas, and feel confortable with the sensation of past the afternoon with good friends.

Mephistopheles

Taken from Wikipedia:

Mephistopheles (/ˌmɛfɪˈstɒfɪˌliːz/, German pronunciation: [mefɪˈstɔfɛlɛs]; also Mephistophilus, Mephistophilis, Mephostopheles, Mephisto, Mephastophilis, and other variants) is a demon featured in German folklore. He originally appeared in literature as the demon in the Faust legend, and he has since appeared in other works as a stock character.

The name Mephistopheles is associated with the Faust legend of a scholar, based on the historical Johann Georg Faust. In the legend, Faust wagers his soul with Mephistopheles.

The name appears in the late 16th century Faust chapbooks. In the 1725 version, which Goethe read, Mephostophiles is a devil in the form of a greyfriar summoned by Faust in a wood outside Wittenberg. From the chapbooks, the name entered Faustian literature. Many authors have used it, from Christopher Marlowe to Goethe. In the 1616 edition of The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, Mephostophiles became Mephistophilis. Mephistopheles in later treatments of the Faust material frequently figures as a title character: in Meyer Lutz’ Mephistopheles, or Faust and Marguerite (1855), Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele (1868), Klaus Mann’s Mephisto, and Franz Liszt’s Mephisto Waltzes.