Barcelona Photoblog: Stones And Gems, Shapes, Light And Energy

Friday, October 24, 2008

Stones And Gems, Shapes, Light And Energy

Stones And Gems [enlarge]

Quartz or methacrylate , energy generating or not, you have to admit that faceted geometric objects when exposed to light do transmit a certain feeling of relaxation and can trigger a hypnotic state. You may remember your childhood for example, when you spent hours looking to the reflections of a prism under the sun. Is that the origin of greed? Is that what makes people go crazy about buying jewels?. I mean, gems are just mineral. Diamonds come from carbon, what makes it so precious? Everything lies in that fascination for stones, light and maybe some hidden energy that hooks us into collecting color crystals. The magic of mother Earth...This image was captured at a stall in a local market of a town called Monistrol.


  1. Anonymous3:40 PM

    Perfect shapes and great colors - well done

  2. Anonymous5:21 PM

    hi Carlos! i've been meaning to take pictures of these beautiful gems but its so hard unless you buy some and take them home. lol! how did you manage to do it without being questioned by the police? haha! :D

  3. LOL in fact I was hanging from the ceiling after avoiding those laser beams. The camera was upside down with a remote. The protective shield was clean enough to let me capture the crown jewels for a minute. Pink panther was there shining like hell but then the police came. Thanks. How did you know about the police Claire? :)

  4. Anonymous5:44 PM

    I'm really happy to meet a guy from Barcelona. I went still there the last year (fan of Barça) and i really love your city and all Catalunya.
    Concerning your photo, i think that it's a great one. Nice subject, very good exposition and great D.O.F.
    Congratulations for the work you're doing with your blog and thank you for the kind comments you left on my photoblog. I hope to see you soon.
    Have a nice day, Tony.

  5. Hi Anthony. Nice wild life pictures you have there. Saved one of them at VFXY yesterday. That goat against the blue sky was beautiful. Another photoblog I recommend everyone here. I am glad you like my city and are happy to meet someone from Barcelona. Thanks for the good review. :)


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