When you have just a few moments to make your photos

posted on 21st of may, 2014

There are situations where you must be quick to make your photos - even if the environment is anything else but photographer friendly.

This happened to me at the Easter Procession in Malaga, Spain, during the Semana Santa (=Holy Week). This area is sunny and warm for nearly the full year. The weather was still nice when I left the hotel but it became very cold and rainy during the day.

The first photo shows the leading part of the procession: Men and women with their traditional black cloaks and hoods. It also shows the bad weather condition. Professional photographers who stood beside me had covered their equipment with plastic. Since I'm not a professional I even didn't have an umbrella!

In the background you can see the statue carried by strong believers. All my photos from the statue itself...

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Posted by Adanne on May 26, 2014
Well, the weather was the opposite of beautiful! Even in Andalucia/Spain, at the Costa del sol, the weather is sometimes really bad. It was raining cats and dogs the entire day in Malaga. The streets, my father and I and the whole city were so wet because of the rain. The poor volunteer men and women who had participated at the Easter Procession.
Posted by Jdanne on May 23, 2014
Thank you, Perstock and Egomezta.

Egomezta: I know this feeling. My own family has not much patience.
Posted by Perstock on May 23, 2014
Still you catched the moment and thats great!

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