Windmill

On a ridge above the village of La Oliva about 100m or so apart sit two dissused but intact Canarian Windmills – they should make good photographic subjects – but here’s the thing, they are tricky subjects – finding a good place to stand is just alot harder than it looks particularly if you want to capture both in the same image, so much so that I have yet to master that image.  In the meantime here is the best I have managed of just one of the mills.  This is a contra-jour image captured as five bracketed images and processed as an HDR image with the sacred Tindaya Mountain as a backdrop.

windmill-1
PL 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 @ 12mm – f/8.0 – 1/800s – 5 exposure HDR EV +/- 0.67 stops

And here it is in black & white – although on balance given the nice warm evening light I think I prefer the colour image.

windmill 2-1

 

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