Cantueso Periana SL,

29710 Periana (Málaga), Andalucía, Spain

What do Photographers do on Holiday?

Posted on April 6, 2013

We have noticed that both professional and amateur photographers just cannot resist the many photo opportunities that exist around Cantueso Cottages in Periana Spain, and this last month Kees Laurijsen from Dongen in Holland was no exception. He has kindly allowed us to show some of his photos here and because it has been so hard to select just a few we have added a link here to many more.

Like many other photographers and artists Kees found that the light in spring time Andalucia has a marvellous clarity, ideal for landscapes with mountain backdrops or lake views. Early mornings can offer sultry mists before the sun has burnt off the dew and at the end of the day there are sunsets to keep the shutter working. During the day there are lots of birds, wild flowers, insects and the ubiquitous olive trees which are so much of a feature of our area. All of the photos below were taken either from the terrace of the cottage where Kees and his wife stayed or close by.

Kees is a very talented professional photographer and examples of recent work can be seen on his website at: www.kees-laurijsen.nl

Imagine waking up to this view from your cottage every morning, but then…..

 

The area arround Cantueso is given over to lots of Olive groves
and at this time of year wild flowers abound

We couldn't resist this shot of our cat Ping

Imagine waking up to this view!
Spring time in the nearby mountains
All good days come to an end.
...and finally after a hard days photography what better than a final shot
with a sundowner in hand?

......and for the technically minded the equipment used by Kees was: A Canon EOS 5D Mark III with the following lenses: Canon 24-70 F2.8; Canon 70-200 F2.8; Canon 100mm macro F2.8 and Canon 50mm F1.4 For the macrosa tripod was used.

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