Barcelona Photoblog: Thanksgiving Musings From Barcelona, Spain

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Thanksgiving Musings From Barcelona, Spain

Thanksgiving Musings From Barcelona, Spain [enlarge]

"The Thanksgiving holiday was established as a national day of giving thanks and praise to God". I am going to take profit of the religious mood created with my two previous posts about Pedralbes Monastery, to show you this holy scene which was part of a small exhibition located in the cellars of the building.

The light was dim but the small scale figures, the magnificent set and the illumination were worthy enough to photograph from a very close distance that excluded the framing and created the atmosphere to make it look almost real. Happy Thanksgiving my friends! 


  1. Very lovely photo! I wonder what she (or he?) is thinking about?

  2. Anonymous9:45 AM

    Well composed photo and nice control over DOF. I wonder if it wouldn't be better to crop the sky part off.

  3. Thanks for the comments. I don't know chandlermom. I finally forgot on purpose to write about the musings. I leave that up to your imagination and crede.
    I appreciate your review DPTed. Cropping the sky would be an option. Blue is not true sky and I was too tired to get rid of the vignetting on that corner. But I like the positioning of the subject and the combination of metallic blue with orange. Thanks again!

  4. great shot Carlos.

  5. Anonymous1:18 PM

    Nice photography. I liked your narrative too.

  6. Anonymous2:37 PM

    I like the sky blue - it may not be true Barcelona sky, but I have certainly seen the colour elsewhere. Usually before it rains.

  7. Interesting exhibition photograph.

  8. This is a photo of a serene, simple scene. Very nice!

  9. Anonymous10:15 PM

    interesting photo! nice work!


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