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Canary Islands Lanzarote Photography Photos Spain

Landing in Lanzarote

Lanzarote Airport sits right by the coast. There’s a beach at one end of the runway where you can get great photos of the landing planes.

I wonder what the pilots think of the onlookers watching at this dangerous stage of a flight?

Landing in Lanzarote

Landing in Lanzarote

Landing in Lanzarote

Landing in Lanzarote

Landing in Lanzarote

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 31mm
ISO 500
Shutter speed 1/250s
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Canary Islands Lanzarote People Photography Photos Spain

Sitting at the Bar

Sitting at the Bar

At the bar of a hotel in Lanzarote, Canary Islands.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 34mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 10s
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Canary Islands Lanzarote Photography Photos Spain

Puerto Del Carmen in the Evening

A few snapshots of Puerto Del Carmen in Lanzarote in the evening when the sun has set.

Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen

Aperture ƒ/9
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 16mm
ISO 50
Shutter speed 3.2s
Categories
Black and White People Photography Photos Street Urban

The Malaga Chestnut Seller

The Malaga Chestnut Seller

Malaga, November 2018.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 28mm
ISO 2500
Shutter speed 1/500s
Categories
Black and White Photography Photos

Abandoned Family Home in El Chorro National Park

Abandoned Family Home in El Chorro National Park

As seen from El Caminito del Ray Our guide explained that a family lived here for many generations until after work stopped on a nearby power plants. The property was occupied long before power plant workers were seen in the valley and while they were there they made life easier for the people living here. The house is very far from the nearest village and the occupants subsisted on farming until they started trading with workers.
Apparently workers stopped walking El Caminito del Ray in the 1970s(?) and life became more difficult for the people living there. Within a generation or two the building was abandoned.

Some of the final moments of the 1965 movie, Von Ryan’s Express, were shot near here on the railway behind this house.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 22mm
ISO 125
Shutter speed 1/320s
Categories
Photography Photos

Visiting El Chorro National Park

El Chorro National Park

El Chorro National Park

El Chorro National Park, near Malaga, Spain. April 2019.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 35mm
ISO 125
Shutter speed 1/320s
Categories
Photography Photos

The Roman Theatre in Malaga

The Roman Theatre in Malaga

Another one of the Roman Theatre. This time a daylight panorama. They don’t take kindly to people using a tripod so just put the camera on one of the steps and rotate it between shots..

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 24mm
ISO 64
Shutter speed 1/160s
Categories
Black and White People Photography Photos Street Urban

Attention Elsewhere

Attention Elsewhere

Malaga, April 2019.

Aperture ƒ/4
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 16mm
ISO 800
Shutter speed 1/500s
Categories
Black and White People Photography Photos Street Urban

The Oldest Bar in Malaga: Antigua Casa de Guardia

The Oldest Bar in Malaga: Antigua Casa de Guardia

Malaga, April 2019.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 16mm
ISO 12800
Shutter speed 1/30s
Categories
Black and White People Photography Photos Street Urban

Conversation in Malaga

Conversation in Malaga

Malaga, Spain. April 2019.

Aperture ƒ/4
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 16mm
ISO 250
Shutter speed 1/500s
Categories
Black and White People Photography Photos Street Urban

A visit to Malaga during Easter Week

If you visit Malaga during Easter Week you’ll soon become aware of the many processions that happen in the city. Young and old alike throng the city waiting patiently for processions to pass. They happen in the middle of the day, they happen at night. You can be walking down a road after dinner when you’ll hear drumming or a brass band in the distance and suddenly your way is blocked for the next ten minutes.

It’s amazing to see. Be prepared to take your time and take detours if you visit around Easter. 🙂


Aperture ƒ/4.5
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 18mm
ISO 250
Shutter speed 1/250s
Categories
Photography Photos

The view from near Mirador Del Rio

The view from Mirador Del Rio Scenic Road

Lanzarote, Canary Islands. January 2019.

Aperture ƒ/8
Camera ILCE-7M3
Focal length 16mm
ISO 125
Shutter speed 1/500s