Driving around the Serra de Tramuntana mountains on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca isn't for those of a nervous disposition.
This is just one short stretch of seemingly endless hairpin bends that snake down from the heights to the quiet seaside resorts of sa Calobra, Cala Tuent and Soller on the western coast.
Liz and I had stopped for some refreshment at a roadside bar next to the 'knot' in the Ma-2141 So I wandered off to look at the scenery.
When I saw this view, with the sun glinting off the serpentine road below me, I just had to get my camera and go back to record the scene.
A subsequent conversion to monochrome brought out the drama of the scenery with more force than the original colour RAW file.
Filename - mallorca tramuntana 03.jpg
Camera - Canon EOS 5D
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 50mm
Exposure - 1/100 sec @ f8, ISO100
Location - Serra de Tramuntana, Mallorca, Spain
This image - 800x533px JPEG
Conversion - Lightroom
Comments - -1.7ev exposure compensation used to preserve highlights.
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