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Posted on Sep 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Asturian Landscapes in Slow motion

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Sunset – Shooting towards the Asturian coastline in the area of Colunga. The beaches of Espasa and La Isla in the foreground.

 

El Mirador del Fito – is an excellent viewpoint for the coastline of Ribadesella & Colunga, as well as the landscapes of Picos de Europa. It’s the starting point for many walks over the El Sueve mountain range or a good place to simply stand and stare. We visit quite often and have experienced some marvelous sunrises and sunsets. Previous post here –

Early Morning Light in Asturias – Part I
Early Morning Light in Asturias – Part II

Over the past week we have been “experimenting” with some new techniques to capture these views – more abstract, combining longer shutter speeds with intentional camera movement (in the photos below, panning from left to right). As a result I’ve learnt about the workings of the camera as well the creative process.

 

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Sunset – This time slightly inland encompassing the low slopes of El Sueve mountain range.

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Sunset – Towards la Sierra de Cuera.

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Sunrise – In the direction of the Picos de Europa. 45 minutes before sunrise, foggy and very little light.  This was purely experimenting with the camera settings, no real plan.  Very abstract but I kind of like the result.

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Sunrise – Unfortunately any colour in the sky soon disappeared as the sun rose behind thick cloud

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