Unforgettable Photo Ops in Andulsia

Old Sep 14th, 2007, 02:22 PM
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I am, LOL. report on Asia board. Hey, been to Mallorca? Kind of have Mallorca on the brain.
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Old Sep 14th, 2007, 02:48 PM
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No. I was going to, five years ago. Then I arrived in Madrid, and a close family member fell sick unexpectedly and it resulted in my having to cancel all the tickets/plans! But such is life. Spanair actually refunded every cent after a simple letter from the doctor (and the relative is perfectly fine now). So came close to it but didn't. Anyway, the future is starting.... right now.

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In Andalucia, the Alhambra in Granada was my absolute favorite, but I also loved Nerja, Gaucin, Ronda, and Cordoba. Seville is also wonderful -- like a Spanish version of Paris to me.
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Old Sep 14th, 2007, 03:40 PM
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RTT: I DO take a lot! In Greece, my first trip after I got the DSLR I took about 800 pictures, and later that year in France I took about 700. Many are certainly awful, many of my Paris pictures have a slanted horizon, but out of all of them, there are a few gems. My Venice pictures from this year are much better, and I didn't take so many, but I do believe it is best to take, take, and take again, getting the angle, avoiding cluttered backgrounds, waiting for the bus to go by, etc. Doesn't cost a thing except battery power, and I'm always well supplied with that. I would love to take a photography tour, like one offered in Venice, but I think I better practice some more before doing that.
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Old Sep 15th, 2007, 07:14 AM
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Photography tour? Interesting idea that I have never thought of. Wonder if there are parallels in the States. Do you know, Challiman?
 
Old Sep 15th, 2007, 04:05 PM
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Comfy: I don't know about the US. I live here, but I've not researched that. When we were planning a Venice trip, which we took March 07, we saw a photo tour offered in one of the travel sites or guide books. It didn't work out this time, but maybe in the future. Also, some photo magazines have "seminars" in different countries. I'm still considering combining a regular trip with a couple of extra days of a photo tour. Comes with a guide, a photo expert, and you're taken to the places at the right time and right angle, etc. for the best shots. I will see if I can locate the one we saw, or find some info on similar offerings in the US.
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I belong to an art coop called BWAC (Brooklyn Waterfront Artists' Coalition).

Starting September 29 we are having an exhibit of over 200 artists. I will be showing photos of Spain. Here are the particulars.

499 Van Brunt Street
Red Hook Brooklyn
Every weekend from Sept 29-Oct 28

Directions
By Transit: G train to Smith/9th St., then B77 bus
to the corner of Van Dyke and Van Brunt; A, C.
Or take the F train to Jay St / Boro Hall,
then B61 to Van Brunt last stop.

By Car: Brooklyn Bridge becomes Adam Street,
make a right onto Atlantic Avenue,
left onto Columbia Street, right onto DeGraw,
left onto Van Brunt and continue until end.

From Brooklyn: Northwest on Hamilton Ave.,
make a left onto Van Brunt St. and continue until end.

By Boat: Water Taxi Red Hook/Fairway stop

Across from the new Fairway

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Old Sep 22nd, 2007, 04:17 AM
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Interesting. Unfortunately, October is a month of a lot of (work related) travel for me but it doesn't include Brooklyn. Any websites?
 
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