Sea and Sun by Héctor Milla in Barcelona, Spain

Héctor Milla shows urban beauty in Barcelona. We love his unique perspective using sharp, vertical angles of skyscrapers and local architecture. Check out his wild cityscapes and get to know the urban side of Barcelona at @hectormilla.

Name:Héctor Milla

Place you live: Barcelona, Spain

Place your Instagrams were taken? Barcelona

Can you sum up Barcelona? It is a traditional and modern Mediterranean city with sea and sun.

What is a perfect day in Barcelona? Any sunny day spent outdoors.

If Barcelona was a person or character who would it be and why? The artist Joan Miro because of the city’s colors, beauty, innocence, pureness, light.

How long have you been using Instagram? Since 2010

Do you shoot with your phone or other cameras or both? Only iPhone 5S

What is your editing process? I use a few different apps: PS Express, VSCOam, Snapseed, Layout, SparkMode.

Do you create images outside of Instagram? No

Has Instagram/phoneography affected how you shoot? Yes

Can you give a couple tips to aspiring Instagram photographers? Find a topic of special interest and learn from others.

Who are your three favorite Instagrammers? @nicanorgarcia@etna_11, @ytuma

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Name:Héctor Milla


Best place to eat:

Paella at El Xiringuito d’Escribà

Best outdoor activity:

Parc Montjuic