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…