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Dusk over La Gomera, Tenerife #1

Dusk over La Gomera from Tenerife cliffs, Canary Islands

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Towards the end of our week long winter sun break on Tenerife in the Canary Islands my wife Liz and I re-visited some of the notable places we'd stopped at briefly earlier in the holiday, in order to spend some more time in these visually stunning locations.

One such area on our 'must see again' list were the Los Gigantos volcanic cliffs on the west coast of the island, with views out over the Atlantic Ocean to the neighbouring island of La Gomera.

Stopping for any length of time on the narrow, twisting mountain road was a problem, but eventually we found a convenient pull-in that gave us this view of La Gomera through a cleft in the rocks.

With the sun close to setting over La Gomera, it was time to assemble the time lapse gear and set my camera off shooting the hundreds of frames needed to create my Tenerife Sunset Timelapse #2 video.

This is one of those time lapse exposures, captured shortly afer sunset with the sky over La Gomera ablaze with colour as the wispy clouds to the west catch the dusk light from the sun, now below the horizon.

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Filename - tenerife la gomera dusk 01

Lens - 100-400mm zoom @ 150mm

Exposure - 1/20 sec @ f/5, ISO100

Filters - None.

Location - La Gomera, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - This image is one of hundreds taken to create my Tenerife Sunset Timelapse #2 video.