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Modernism is a significant presence in Barcelona, and it is visible in many corners. Follow us and discover the beauties and gems of this artistic movement in this nighttime photo tour in Barcelona.

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Modernism is a significant presence in Barcelona, and it is visible in many corners. Follow us and discover the beauties and gems of this artistic movement in this nighttime photo tour in Barcelona.

Considering Barcelona only related to modernism could sounds a bit reducing and mainstream, but indeed, talented and visionaries artists and architects offered their genius and artistic vision to Barcelona, transforming the city and its structure from an old gothic gem into a modern, elegant and charming city. The love of the city for this artistic movement has always been really deep and it is not hard to find examples on different corners. Together with the strong socio-ideological creed of Catalan culture, Modernism contributes in shaping Barcelona and its unique character. This cultural tendency, expressed mainly towards architectonical elements, had its center here, where artists like Antoni Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch created works recognized by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage.

The modernist architectonical elements you will discover in Barcelona will undoubtedly conquer you on daytime for their colors and shapes, but they will definitively steal your heart on nighttime, when illuminated by warm lights. Follow our master photographer on this photo tour, and thanks to his insider tips you will have the opportunity to shot these masterpieces of the modernist architects from incredible perspectives, deepen on the same time aspects like ISO, exposure, shutter speed and  composition during  low light conditions moments. Thanks to our professional photographer you will improve your technique, fully understanding the perfect functioning and conditions of your camera.

Let the creativity inspire you and bring your photo up to the limits, experiencing the charming Barcelona illuminated by fascinating and attractive lights of the night. The setting of the sun and onset of the night, allow unique light conditions, and together with these come great opportunities to try peculiar photographic techniques. Though, nighttime landscapes and lights are among the hardest elements to portray, for this reason a professional photographer could come in hand. Join us on this short workshop and improve your technique directly on the field thanks to the advices and instructions of a master photographer.

With museums, gardens, parks and shops closed, the city has a completely different aspect. Discover it and get inspired by a city juiced up by voices, people, sounds, night colors, music, wind and the water of the sea crashing on the shores. Follow us and look for your perfect shot!

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

The photo tour includes the workshop with the master photographer.

You can chose to book a private tour to set the workshop on your personal needs.

Whats not included in this tour.Items that are included in the cost of tour price.



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  1. Step 1 Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau

    The former hospital of the Holy Cross and Saint Paul was built between 1901 and 1930 by the Catalan architect Lluis Domènech i Montaner. The pavilions are richly decorated and the structure is highly fascinating even from the outside.

  2. Step 2 Sagrada Familia

    The church, which built started over 100 years ago, is still an open air building site. The Sagrada Familia (Church of the Holy Family), thanks to its peaks and architectonical elements is worldwide renowned and considered a symbol of the city.

  3. Step 3 Casa de las Punxes

    The real name of this building is Casa Terrades, though it is popular by the name Casa de las Punxes (literally home of the spurs) for its extremely sharp peaks, which are its main modernist elements.

  4. Step 4 Casa Milà

    Also kown as la Pedrera, the building is among the most famous realized by Gaudí. Particularly fascinating for its external structure that recalls a curvy cliff, interiors and rooftops are also attractive. From the outside it is possible to admire the wrought-iron balconies and gates that worth more than one picture.

  5. Step 5 Fundació Tàpies

    The Tàpies foundation is a cultural center that hosts works and artistic production mainly related to the artist Antoni Tàpies. Founded by him originally to host the publishing house of the family, it now promotes the study and comprehension of modern and contemporary art. Particularly interesting from the outside is the roof, realized by Tàpies, that show a twine of aluminum cables with a chair on the top.

  6. Step 6 Casa Battló

    As for other buildings of Gaudí, nature has big importance in the interpretation of the façade of the Casa Battló. Many critics and academics consider the various elements deriving from nature (bons, trunks, flowers and waves...); the structure is particularly interesting even in all its completeness, including the roof that recall a marine monster and the representation of a dragon.

  7. Step 7 Casa Amatller

    Next to the Casa Battló rises this building, realized at the end of XIX century by Puig i Cadafalch. What is really interesting, apart from the structure, are the small details that represent some interests of the customer, in particular small animals, among which little mice taking pictures.

  8. Step 8 Casa Lleó i Morera

    The Catalan Modernism is here represented in a more floral form, and together with the Casa Battló and Casa Amatller, this house, rising on the side of the latter, form the so called manzana de la discordia (Block of Discord).

  9. Step 9 Palau de la Música Catalana

    This concert hall has rich decoration on the façade that refers to several elements including traditional Spanish and Arabic architecture. The mass sculptural group and the columns, covered with multicolored glazed are particularly stunning.

  10. Step 10 Palau Güell

    The Güell Palace was realized by Gaudí between 1886 and 1888. The parabolic arch and the intricate patterns of the wrought-iron gates are peculiar elements of the Modernist cultural trend, as well as the colorful chimneys on the roof top.


Particularly focused on food photography he also appreciates portraits and landscapes as subjects for his pictures. He defines is photography simple and touching and he considers Barcelona the perfect playground to enjoy and develop his skills.

I live in Barcelona and it still is really one of my favourite places to photograph in the world so far.


The photographic tours could take place in the major cities, every day in the whole year. We look for the best of the urban context and suggest it to our community. Photo shooting activities are available both privately or in group up to a maximum of 8 photographers (please check the dedicated section private vs. group photo tour). In both cases we recommend to ask with at least 7 days in advance.

In case of heavy rain or impossibility to conduct the tour by the photo master,  the photo tour could be cancelled  up to 24 hours before its beginning. If you wish to renounce for personal reasons, it is possible to cancel the reservation up to 72 hours before the beginning of the tour, without adduce any further reasons. In both cases the total amount would be refund completely, except for the PayPal transaction fees, or a new date could be rescheduled.

Of course! We will be happy to hear a proposal from you and we will do our best to make it real.

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MasterPhotoTour offers two distinct ways to take part in a photo tour:

– PRIVATE PHOTO TOUR: this one-to-one mode is specifically arranged on your level and competences to better suit your needs and will. It costs 370$ (349€) for a 3 hours workshop or 582$ (549€) for a 6 hours one. The itinerary of these private walks can be completely customized according to the preferences and will of the participant, both before and during the tour. This private mode is suitable even for couples and small groups of friends that want to enjoy an exclusive experience.

– SMALL GROUP PHOTO TOUR: our photographers offer useful and interesting experiences even for small groups up to a maximum of 8 photographers. We set this limit in order to better follow each client and get him all the attention he needs. The prices are 96$ (89€) per head for a 3 hours tour, or 147$ (139€) for a 6 hours workshop.

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