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After having taken a photo of this watchtower at Santanyi on Mallorca in its entirety (Santanyi Watch Tower, Mallorca #1), I then took a few minutes for a closer look around to see what it was that I found so attractive about the scene.
In the end it boiled down to this contradiction between the straight lines of the iron ladder, and its distinctly curvy shadow, cast onto the round wall of the tower by the harsh midday sun.
So, basing my approach on the 'less is more' principle, of which I am so fond, I framed up this image, concentrating on just those elements for a slightly abstract interpretation of this Mallorcan landmark.
Filename - mallorca santanyi tower 02.jpg
Camera - Canon EOS 6D
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 40mm
Exposure - 1/100 sec @ f11, ISO100
Location - Santanyi, Mallorca
This image - 533x800px JPEG
Conversion - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Polarising filter used to enhance colours
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