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Buen Retiro Parque



Monument to Alfonso XII in Buen Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain

Monument to Alfonso XII in Buen Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain
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9 Comments | Report
MattStuttardParker
 
MattStuttardParker September 28, 2016
Wow, beautiful!!
arjunbhs
 
arjunbhs September 28, 2016
Superb composition ! I just love the lighting ...
Beegirl
 
Beegirl September 29, 2016
Very Nice capture
lauraprieto
 
lauraprieto September 29, 2016
Amazing light!
nikkihedden
 
nikkihedden September 29, 2016
I knew I recognized this photo! Hello Eric!
DebJay
 
DebJay September 30, 2016
Stunning photo and I love the shadows with the light!
maureenrueffer
 
maureenrueffer March 07, 2017
The shadows make this, well done
tanyarsmith
 
tanyarsmith July 29, 2017
This is beautiful
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe August 21, 2017
Beautiful shot!

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Behind The Lens

Location
This monument stands in one of the largest park's in Madrid's downtown. The gardens of Buen Retiro Park are incredible and will peak the interest of any visitor.
Time
We arrived in this massive park around 7:00 pm after the evening close of the very famous Prado Museum nearby. We were hoping to catch a sunset over the lake in the middle of the park.
Lighting
Walking through the park and arriving at the monument to Alfonzo XII my jaw hit the ground as I was searching for something worth capturing. When seeing the monument the evening rays of sun were penetrating the roman monument through the columns giving amazing highlights and shadows. Thankfully, we walked through at the right time to experience this fascinating natural lighting.
Equipment
Canon 5d Mark III with Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L Len handheld without flash
Inspiration
The lighting present at this location caused me to stop and capture the moment.
Editing
Some minor adjustments were made in the highlights, shadows, and white balance.
In my camera bag
Canon 5D Mark III; Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L; Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L; Canon 70-200 f/2.8 L; Sigma 50mm f/1.4; Canon 2x Extender III; Canon 24-105mm f/4 L; Canon 100mm f/2.8 L
Feedback
One of the best pieces of advice I can give you is shoot at different times of the day. We eat at different times of the day so why not shoot at different times of the day. The most important lighting to me is during the morning and evenings just about an hour before and after both sunrise and sunset. The lighting you get here can transform even the most ordinary of subjects but when mixing great lighting with incredible locations you get extraordinary captures! Happy shooting. I would love for you to comment on your favorite time of day to shoot.

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