A little bit of mystery
Bastakiyah is a little warm, magical place in a city made out of cold concrete. Not only it has a special place in the city’s history and art scene, but it is a personal landmark too. I could only take few pictures before my camera stopped working – I am not sure this was the reason, but I blame it on the extreme heat (it just came back to life after a while, after I took the battery out). The galleries and cafes have courtyards usually covered with some kind of detachable roof, that beautifully filters the harsh sunlight of the summer. The down side is that you need a high ISO to compensate for the low light. Although most of the pictures I took were underexposed, there are few I could work a little bit on and keep. I love the warm temperature and the dreamy, mysterious atmosphere.