Photography by Omar Parada


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  • Oh, Hi again! And new shop!

    I hope you all are ok in these weird times. Again, making honour to the name of this blog, it’s been a while since my last post here. In the past couple of years not much has happened but I’ve managed to do some trips around the country, last Christmas I went to Madrid after […]

  • Urban landscapes

    Urban landscapes

    A view from Circulo de bellas artes terrace in Madrid. It’s a place I’ve never been before, until recently, in a visit I did as a tourist. Once you go abroad, you look back at familiar places in a completely different way. The blue sky and golden light in the sunset was amazing. A bit of…

  • Solitary figures (2)

    Solitary figures (2)

    Just another solitary person in Cambrige… The first one is here!

  • Braid

    Braid

    I have a backlog of games not played/to be finished. In the not finished list, I have some very lengthy ones, that I have no idea when I will be able to finish. And what is worse, I’m afraid that the moment I try to come back to them, I might have forgotten about what the game was. It…

  • One point perspectives.

    One point perspectives.

    I have a bit of obsession with one point perspectives. It’s a kind of vertigo like effect. This one was taken also in Norwich cathedral. The lights in this part of the cloister were turned on already, and I had a lot of trouble with that, because a bit on natural light was still visible from the outside. Just playing…

  • Upstairs

    Upstairs

    This one is taken in the British Museum in London. I tried to emphasize the shadow and light patterns with local contrast and tonal adjustments. I applied some perspective and rotation correction to straighten the vertical and horizontal lines. I thought that black and white was better for this image. The shooting involved a bit of patience waiting for those museum stairs…

  • duck in the pond

    duck in the pond

    Taken in Barrington, a small village close to Cambridge. A really small duck, though.