Barcelona in March 2017

It’s March and it has been two months since I was with Monica. And as it’s just been my birthday it’s a really good idea to celebrate it a bit longer in Barcelona.

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Starting the new year in Barcelona

Ending 2015 in Barcelona with Monica was a great way to celebrate the beginning of of a new year and so why not repeat it? Luckily Monica agreed, so for the last few days of 2016 and the first four of 2017 I was in Barcelona again.

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And I just can’t seem to stop

This was most likely the last time this year I’d be able to go out on such a long ride after work: 84km in nearly 3 hours. However once the sun is gone the cold gets serious and with sweaty clothing that’s not much fun. Also I was racing against the sunset today. I learned my lesson last year and have a good set of lights with me, cycling in daytime is far far better.

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Fujinon 18-135mm zoom

I got a new lens in today: the Fujifilm Fujinon 18-135mm. Haven’t had time to do a lot of testing yet, but I managed a few shots. Will do a fuller ‘article’ on the lens and the reasons for buying it in a while. Here’s two shots to see that at least it works.

At 18,5mm at the wide end of the lens
At 18,5mm at the wide end of the lens
At 135mm this is at the tele-end
At 135mm this is at the tele-end

Day two with the X-Pro2

After an initial short bit of photography in a short round last evening, I took the camera for a longer walk this afternoon. What started with a lot of sun, quickly became a bit of rain. But as the X-Pro2 is weatherproof, I went on. The rain gave up quickly then.

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