Parc de l’Estació del Nord, Barcelona

Parc de l'Estació del Nord, Barcelona

Back to Barcelona, and the park alongside the old north railway station. The station has now been recycled as a mixture of bus depot and a civic sports centre, and is flanked by a small park.

The area is quite a nice example of urban regeneration. For example, the sports grounds built in to the old (and very wide) railway cutting:

This is the first of a short sequence of shots taken to test out a new lens on the Leica – a Zeiss ZM 1,5/50 C-Sonnar, which I am hoping will capture some of the magic of the Canon 50mm f1.2 (both lenses are characterised by their residual spherical aberration,  which has a very distinctive look). This was also the first roll of film after repairing the Leica’s shutter curtain…