A bit of HDR today, as it brings this structure so well to the light.
This is the ancient shipyard, where they used to build galleons and other wooden marvels. It is now, centuries later, the marvelous maritime museum, aka MMB.
An absolutely essential item in the catalan heat. Even on nudist beaches, so convenient!
But not only on beaches. It is a quite common streetwear. I even saw some colleagues coming to work wearing a pareo or sarong. Women. Not men.
“Barcelona, archives of courtesy, shelter of the foreigners, hospital of the poor, father-land of the brave , vengeance of the offended and pleasant correspondence of firm friendship, and in site, and in beauty, unique” DON MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
A popular misconception says: don't shoot into the sun when you take photos. WRONG: do it! Just keep the centre covered (as I did here) or on the edge of the shot. Play a bit around, and you could have some fabulous photos to show us.
No, this is not HDR. Just 2 layers, a colored one and a black and white one, at 75% blending.
Have you ever wondered about who the strangers travelling with you, with their noses into their mobiles? Who are they, what makes their lives worth living, are they happy? Why is nobody talking to nobody else? Are they afraid of something? How would they react if you started talking to them? Why don't you try it? Who knows, this ephemeral encounter might brighten your day. And maybe theirs.