In this article, I describe several techniques I tried to replicate the film look digitally using Capture One, Silver Efex Pro and DxO film pack.
Photos from Estalaya, a small village with picturesque stone houses and a village green. But the main attraction is undoubtedly the parish church of the Asunción.
Santibáñez de Resoba
Santibáñez de Resoba in Palencia, Castilla y León nestles in the Estrecho valley. It is famous for the church of San Cristóbal, located at the very southern edge of the village.
Senda del Gigante del Valle Estrecho
The Senda del Gigante del Valle Estrecho (Trail of the Estrecho Valley Giant) is an easy 4.4 km walk culminating at the Mirador de Peñalbilla. The walk starts at a car park and ascends through mountain meadows with views of Peña Negra, Sierra de Peña Labra and Pico Tres Mares.
Stunning photographs of Potes shot on film. Potes is a historic town in the Asturias and Cantabria region of Spain and is considered one of the prettiest towns in the area.
Torre de La Harina shot with a Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex
The walk to the tower is through a pleasant pine forest. The last part of the walk is quite steep, but the views are excellent once you reach the top.
The Royal Palace, Madrid
The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish royal family in Madrid. However, now it is only used for state ceremonies. It is the largest royal palace in use in Europe. The palace has 3,418 rooms and a total floor area of 135,000 square metres. The palace […]
Mirador del Gargantón
The Sierra Magina never ceases to amaze me. The short walk from the Puente del Rio Garganton to the Mirador del Gargantón is no exception. The views are quite stunning. I took my two dogs for a walk to the Mirador. According to a signpost, it’s 1.1km from the bridge. In reality, I think it […]
Almudena Cathedral, Madrid
Almudena Cathedral (Santa María la Real de La Almudena) is next to the Royal Palace in Madrid. It is very different from all the other cathedrals I have seen in Spain. Probably because it is relatively new; Pope John Paul II consecrated it in 1993. Construction Plans to build a cathedral in Madrid dedicated to the […]
Templo de Debod, Madrid
Located in central Madrid on a small hill in Parque Oeste (West Park), near Plaza de España, is Templo de Debod. The oldest monument in Madrid. A real Egyptian Temple in Madrid! So how did a Temple built around 200BC on the banks of the Nile end up in Madrid? The shrine was initially constructed […]
Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid
The Palacio de Cibeles (Cibeles Palace) is one of the most impressive buildings in Madrid. Originally built as a post office and telecommunications centre, it was known as the Palacio de Comunicaciones (Communications Palace). It was the largest post office building in the world. At 12,000 square meters and 70 meters high, it easily beat […]
Círculo de Bellas Artes
The Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid was founded in 1880 by a small group of artists. It is a private, non-profit cultural institution, officially declared a ‘Centre for the Protection of the Fine Arts and Public Interest’. But that was not the reason why I went there. I went there to see the views. […]