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Porto Christo, Mallorca #4

Rocks and headland at Porto Christo, Mallorca

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The story behind this image

When my family and I decided to spend a couple of hours enjoying the beach and sea at the lovely seaside resort of Porto Christo on the east coast of Mallorca I didn't realise just how muich photographic potential I'd stumbled across as well.

Even though it was mid afternoon on a bright, sunny day, a twist of the polariser made those Mediterranean colours pop in my viewfinder, and I had to discipline myself not to just photograph everything in sight, but instead to make a concious effort to craft images rather than just blast away taking snapshots.

So, having taken a deep breath to calm down, I set off in pursuit of meaningful compositions.

I've always found that triangles make for a strong image, so I was particularly pleased when, after a bit of clambering on slippy rocks, I found this view, composed almost exclusively of triangles.

Just for a laugh - how many can you count?

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Image data

Filename - mallorca porto christo 04.jpg

Camera - Canon EOS 5D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 24mm

Exposure - 1/40 sec @ f8, ISO100

Location - Porto Christo, Mallorca, Spain

This image - 533x800px JPEG

Conversion - Lightroom + Photoshop CC

Comments - Polarising filter used to enhance colours