2021 / (Non-Pro)

Júzcar - The Blue Village

  • Photographer
    Santiago Martinez De Septien

Juzcar, one of the small villages located in the beautiful, scenic Valle del Genal in the Serrania de Ronda, is the first-ever "smurf town" in the world, since June 2011. The town receives a large number of tourists, on average 250 per day, coming from all around the world. The transformation of this town is owed to the fact that every single building here was painted blue: houses, the Church, the cementery and the Town Hall, to embrace the premiere of the Sony pictures world-renowned film - The Smurfs 3D.

Amateur photographer living in southern Spain with a keen interest in Street Photography, people portraits. I was influenced by classic photographers who really changed the way I see I adore Cartier Bresson, Eliot Ervitt, Dorothea Lange, Michael Kenna, Brassai, Ortiz de Echague, Cristina Garcia Rodero. Always trying to learn looking for new ways to transmit new feelings.