Park Guell Street Violinist

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 | 3 comments

Park Guell Street Violinist

May 2013. Street Musician. “If music be the food of love, play on…” Truth be said, this is a composite of a musician near Park Guell and a wall of Barcelona’s cathedral where the pigeon was “raptured”….   Nikon 1 V 1/ 1 Nikkor 10-100mmm PD @ 79mm; f5.6, 1/320s ISO 140 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs...

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Palau de la Musica Catalona – Corner Sculpture

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 | 0 comments

Palau de la Musica Catalona – Corner Sculpture

May 2013. Palau de la Musica Catalona. A corner detail of this jewel of Art Nouveau. Built at the turn of the 20th century by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner as a home for the Orfeó Català choral society.   Nikon 1 V 1/ 1 Nikkor 10-30mmm @ 10mm; f5, 1/200s ISO 200 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Casa Batllo, Barcelona

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 | 0 comments

Casa Batllo, Barcelona

May 2013. Barcelona Antoni Gaudi, Casa Batllo facade. One of Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece architectural works in Barcelona. Built at the turn of the 20th century.   Nikon 1 V1/ 1 Nikkor 10-30mm @ 15mm, f4.2, 1/250s ISO 800 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Palau de la Musica de Catalona – Stage and Organ

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Palau de la Musica de Catalona – Stage and Organ

May 2013. Palau de la Musica Catalana. Main hall of the Palau de la Musica Catalona in Barcelona. Minutes before the Passion According to St-John by Bach.With the Orfeo Catala, the choir to whom this building was dedicated. Nikon 1 V 1/ 1 Nikkor 10-30mmm @ 22mm/ f3.5, 1/200s ISO 800 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Palau de la Musica Catalona – Uppermost Balcony

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Palau de la Musica Catalona – Uppermost Balcony

May 2013. Palau de la Musica Catalana. View of the main hall. Ceiling and window detail. Minutes before the Passion According to St-John by Bach.With the Orfeo Catala, the choir to whom this building was dedicated. Nikon 1 V 1/ 1 Nikkor 10-30mmm @ 19mm/ f4.8; 1/100s ISO 450 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Palau de la Musica Catalona – Glass Ceiling

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Palau de la Musica Catalona – Glass Ceiling

May 2013. Palau de la Musica Catalana.   Nikon 1 V 1/ 1 Nikkor 10-30mmm @ 22mm/ f5, 1/200s ISO 800 Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Torre Agbar.

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Torre Agbar.

Barcelona, May 2013. Modern architecture in a city better known for Antoni Gaudi and his contemporaries. Jean Nouvel, a French architect designed this 38 story building which opened in 2005 and now houses the water company – Aigues de Barcelona. It is located in the Poblenou district near the Glories Square.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f9; 1/250; ISO 100   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Palau de la Musica Catalana – Exterior Facade

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Palau de la Musica Catalana – Exterior Facade

Barcelona, May 2013. A beautiful concert hall hidden away in La Ribera district. Built for the Orfeo Catala choral society at the turn of the 20th century by Lluis Domenech iMontaner.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f4.5; 1/200; ISO 200   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Mandrill

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Mandrill

Barcelona, May 2013. Powerful portrait of a male adult mandrill. The late afternoon light was tricky but very effective.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/160; ISO 720   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Flamingo Wading

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Flamingo Wading

Barcelona Zoo, May 2013. This photo breaks all the rules of composition and is nevertheless one of my favorites.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/250; ISO 400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Monk Parakeet & Urban Pest (Myiopsitta monachus)

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Monk Parakeet & Urban Pest (Myiopsitta monachus)

Barcelona, May 2013. These cute birds are becoming a pest in many Mediterranean Cities. They are very loud and fly around like missiles. They are mostly in pairs. Intriguing when first heard and hard to spot because of their coloring.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @64mm; f5.6; 1/100; ISO 400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Green Parrot

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Green Parrot

Barcelona, May 2013. One of the highlights of the Barcelona Zoo.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm f5.6; 1/250; ISO 125   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Blue Parrot

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Blue Parrot

Barcelona, May 2013. My favorite parrot at the zoo.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/320 ISO 200   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Yellow Parrot

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Yellow Parrot

Barcelona, May 2013. Yellow super star at the zoo.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/200; ISO 140   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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Proud Peacock

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 | 0 comments

Proud Peacock

Barcelona, May 2013. Peacock parading at the Barcelona Ciutadella Park.   Nikon 1 V1/Nikkor 10-100mm @100mm; f5.6; 1/160; ISO 400   Copyright Fritschi © Photographs 2000-2016

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