Barcelona Photoblog: Log Flume Thrill - Tibidabo Amusement Park

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Log Flume Thrill - Tibidabo Amusement Park

Log Flume Thrill - Tibidabo Amusement Park
Log Flume attraction at Tibidabo Amusement Park

Tibidabo Amusement Park has been featured in Barcelona Photoblog many times, but this particular attraction had escaped from the lens of my camera: the log flume

Compared to other parks these are pretty modest attractions but being on top of a mountain and enjoying a panoramic view of Barcelona City adds up to the whole experience. 

From a narrow passage between a tree and the protective wall that prevents passerbies from getting soaking wet on their way to the park's exit, I managed to take a series of shots. It was fun cause I had to shoot and hide the camera every time logs hit the water. Big drops wouldn't touch me but a silent drizzle was constantly coming my way with some seconds delay. 

I will tell you now what I like about the image: Most of the times when you take snaps of people and they are aware of your presence they hide in their shells and wear a mask, but with moments like these you are able to capture for some seconds the real person underneath.


  1. This is a great shot just at the moment of "impact", and you are right, people do let down their guard in moments like these...

  2. Anonymous12:59 PM

    You caught this just in the right second. Nice picture.

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  3. Anonymous12:55 AM

    This is a fine exposure Carlos, nicely timed too. Just look at those expressions!


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