Pic of the Week: In the mood for some art

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Today I feel somehow arty, so let’s go for a Pic of the Week which is just a bit different.

We know that after years of proven success, Adobe Photoshop has become an indispensable tool in the laptop of every photographer, amateur or professional.

However post processing is not always necessary to create unreal-looking images, specially when we come across the right setup in real life. And when traveling the chances of finding that particularly interesting composition are always higher! (There! One more reason to travel! *wink*).

Let’s play a little guessing game. How can you get the Pic of the Week below without any editing? Any guess? Anyone?

Continue reading to get the answer!

Two realities

Two realities

Nikon D7100 | 18.0-105.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 | ISO2000 | 45mm | ƒ/18 | 1/1600s

Ok, here the trick!

Our last trip to Barcelona in December 2014 included a visit to Montjuïc castle, an old military fortress built back in the seventeenth century. The courtyard of the castle is currently hosting a sculptural installation called Spherical Memories from the Spanish artist Quim Tarrida, which consists of an inflatable metalised sphere. Kind of a flexible mirror directly taken from the Persistence of the Memory, a masterpiece of Salvador Dali.

Yep! today I feel arty, didn’t I tell you? 🙂

So here is the big secret behind this Pic of the Week, no Photoshop required. You just need to poke a valuable piece of art (and make sure you don’t get caught in the act).

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Stay tuned for the next post and until then…

Happy travelling!

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