The Sally Lightfoot crab is a common sight in the Galapagos. I observed several clinging to rocks as waves splashed over them. A slow shutter speed emphasised the movement of the water.
Visiting historic or scenic locations is a joy but all too often it’s a joy shared with a multitude of like minded people. The challenge, photographically, is how to present the subject when the subject is loved to death by crowds of people.
I couldn’t have anticipated the exact movements of the people, however, on reviewing the sequence of images, it was obvious that the presence of the children playing and running exuberantly through the square was key.
The mount has been the subject of myth and legend for centuries. Some of these stories, recorded as far back as 495AD. I do like the blue sky but I think there is a heightened sense of drama with the monochrome. Only minor adjustments were made to contrast values.