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Gran Canaria Maspalomas Dunes #7

Sand dunes at Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

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Just along the south Atlantic coast of Gran Canaria from our holiday resort at Taurito are the amazing sand dunes at Maspalomas.

My wife Liz and I spent an afternoon there looking at the shapes and sculpted forms in the sand, and taking a few photos of course!

These wind formed ripples on the side of a dune caught my attention, as repeating patterns can often make a strong composition, and the blue/yellow colour contrast between the sand and sky was also very striking.

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Filename - gran canaria maspalomas 07.jpg

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 55mm

Exposure - 1/60 sec @ f8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.

Location - Maspalomas Dunes, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld exposure with image stabilisation.