The streets of neon lights: night in Bangkok the lens of Javier Portela

Javier Portela (Portela Xavier) — the Belgo-Portugese freelance photographer who lives in Brussels. He visited the capital of Thailand and has created a series of photographs BangkokGlow. Javier showed lively, even at night, the Thai capital, illuminated by neon lights.

The streets of neon lights: night in Bangkok the lens of Javier Portela

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A series of photographs contrasts with the previous photo Javier in Tokyo. There he emphasized the grandeur of the urban landscape with its huge number of neon signs. In Bangkok the photographer focused on small alleys, the street vendors, which serve the people, out on night walks, when the heat and humidity subside.

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Portela, he said, often suffer from insomnia. He roams the streets of night cities and thinks it is a good creative way to spend time.

Keywords: Bangkok | Neon | Night | Thailand | Photographer | Photography

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