seville, spain on film
One of the reasons why I desired to travel in Spain was because of its colorful culture. From the food, to the people, to the landscape, Spain offers a palette to dazzle the eye. Last year, I found myself drawn to Seville, and no, it wasn’t because of Game of Thrones (believe it or not, it wasn’t until December 2018 that I actually started watching the show). The azulejos, its rich historic architecture, the birthplace of flamenco and tapas…those were enough to catapult the city to the top of my “where to next?” list.
This wasn’t my first visit to Spain, but it was my first to the Andalusian capital. I knew from my previous travels across several other Spanish cities that the country offered the opportunities for exploration that I crave as a photographer. Colorful buildings? Check. Winding streets hundreds of years old? Lots of ‘em to get lost in. Interesting and friendly people? So many of them.
Combine those with my budding foray into film photography, and you have a recipe for vacation bliss. I shot the images in this story with my Olympus Stylus Zoom 140 point and shoot on Kodak Ektar 100 and Color Plus 200 films. The city was the canvas, my camera the brush.