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Gran Canaria Amadores #1

Holiday beach at Amadores, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

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The story behind this image

As far as resort developments go, Amadores on the south coast of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands is one of the nicer examples.

At least my wife Liz and I thought so after spending a few hours here on a couple of occasions during our week long stay on the island.

The main attraction at Amadores is the palm tree lined beach and enclosed bay, great for swimming and with the most beautifully coloured shallow turquoise water.

And it was those colours that attracted my photographic eye, resulting in this image of the beach and ocean on a lovely sunny afternoon, framed by two of those palm trees.

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Image data

Filename - gran canaria amadores 01.jpg

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 45mm

Exposure - 1/100 sec @ f8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.

Location - Amadores, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld exposure with image stabilisation.