Friday, September 26, 2014

Salamanca – A Photographic Journey

Good Morning Everybody,

We had a great time visiting Salamanca, Spain.  Photographic opportunities abounded.  The sights and sounds of the city made for some wonderful “camera candy” any time of the day or night.


As with any historic city, we love to stroll the town capturing as much of the architecture as possible. We certainly had plenty of opportunities in Salamanca.


I also like to capture the flavor of the city with images of the many cafes and street side restaurants.  The weather was perfect and it seemed everyone was enjoying a meal or just a cup of coffee outside.  

0031_Salamanca-20140921_100531769_iOSWe also find it enjoyable striking up conversations with complete strangers most of which are more than willing to share their time and their stories.  We met Anita while enjoying an adult beverage at a little restaurant just outside the Plaza Mayor.  She joined us for dinner and we had a terrific visit.  She had just completed 125 miles walk along the historic “Way of St. James” – and filled us in on her experience, shared her “passport of decals” – fascinating. We are actually heading for Santiago de Compostela later today.

0014_Salamanca-DZ2_3046Another interesting observation that was hard to miss was the large number of weddings taking place in the city during our stay.  We encountered one bachelorette party and two weddings on Saturday alone.  As a wedding photographer, I couldn’t resist.  I had to fire off a few shots ;~)

I have to say that my favorite times to photograph are during the evening hours.  The city comes alive with lights, people, and an vibrant, quiet energy that is just wonderful to experience.


I’ve featured a few images of our Salamanca visit in this post.  But if you would like to see a more thorough representation of the city, I’ve included several more images below.


Hey gang, that’s it for today.  We’ve been hanging out in Porto, Portugal for the last few days, more on Portugal tomorrow, and head off to Santiago, Spain in just a few hours. 

Have a good one and I’ll see you soon, David

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