After many years of frequent visits to this unique place I finally was able to photograph the desert, attractively contrasted by a storm and its rainbow. This phenomenon is as unpredictable as ephemeral and does not leave many options or much time to react, in this case I tried luck in a location that has some interest and depth to be combined with the presence of this phenomenon. In order not to delete the desired presence of the rainbow I put the polarizing filter on its minimum of intensity.
Full frame camera, 24-70 mm lens f:2.8, at 40 mm, 200 ISO, F:11 and 1/8 seconds, polarizing filter, umbrella
Huge waves break their way before crashing against the volcanic rocks of the coast of Cabo de Gata. Using exposure times of 1/1000 s or more, choosing an appropriate point of view, allowing us to look «into the waves», an interesting base composition that will change with each wave, dedication and some luck can allow us to capture images like this. Burst shooting is also very useful in these cases.
Full frame camera, 24-70 mm lens f:2.8, at 50 mm, 800 ISO, F:11 and 1/1250 seconds, polarizing filter
A subtropical forest located in the jungle of the Natural Park of Los Alcornocales, one of Europe’s best preserved native forests, lush vegetated with mosses and ferns growing up in the trunks and branches of the trees. The fog completed the image, giving it a mystical and ghostly touch and helped to create depth, by isolating the trees from each other.
Panoramic image made of 4 photos, full frame camera, 24-70 mm lens f:2.8, at 24 mm, 250 ISO, F:16 and 2 seconds, polarizing filter
A mountain like a fortress, complete with walls and towers, which has the highest rainfall in the Peninsula and which hosts the last Spanish fir forests in the world that have been able to resist the climatic changes since the glacial ages.
Analogue camera, 24-50 mm lens f:2.8, at 24 mm, 50 ASA slide, F:16 and 1/8 seconds, polarizing filter
A storm has left traces of its blizzard, decorating the top of the mountains with beautiful flowers of ice on its way, creating a work of art full of beauty and ephemeral magic. The panoramic format allowed the capturing of the essence of the scene.
Panoramic image made of 3 photos, full frame camera, 24-70 mm lens f:2.8, at 70 mm, 100 ISO, F:16 and 1/50 seconds, polarizing filter
The play of the currents of the wind and water, are drawing this eye-catching pattern with pollen in the water. The stone is the element of counterweight, «navigating» between the currents, seeming to carry the pollen in its trawling, as if it were a ship sailing in a big imaginary ocean.
Full frame camera, 24-70 mm lens f:2.8, at 70 mm, 200 ISO, F:16 and 1/80 seconds, polarizing filter
A Holm oak wood portrayed during a blizzard of snow, with a slow exposure to emphasize the movement of leaves and branches, contrasted by the steady trunks, thus creating depth and adding an extra touch of magic to the scene.
Full frame camera, 24-70 mm lens f:2.8, at 24mm, 31 ISO, F:16 and 25 seconds, polarizing filter.
A wintery scene among one of the many water irrigation channels in this mountain range, with its Holm oak and Pyrenean oak trees, forming a landscape that shows that it is possible to co-exist sustainably with the natural environment.
Panoramic photo with digital camera with lens 15 mm f:2. 4 at F:13, ISO 100 and 1 second.
A detail of what used to be one of the most photogenic and valuable pasturelands of the peninsula, where oak trees mingle with native carrasco pine. Its aesthetic appearance is currently quite degraded due to the massive planting of almond trees and their fence.
Taken with digital camera, lens 24-70 mm f:2.8 at F:16, to 320 ISO, 1/250 second.
An image of a place where there were respectively a sea and then an inland lake, today occupied by a reservoir which reflects on a small scale the great mass of water that was there more than one million years ago
Made with digital camera, 24 – 70 mm lens f:2.8, at 100 ISO, f:11 and 1/30 second, polarizing filter.