Hugo Rodriguez / Digital Imaging Expert & Landscape Photographer
If you think of Africa, you are sure to get images of the savannah, deserts or poverty in general (although, like everything else, there are exceptions and not all of Africa is like that). Well, the Canary Islands are also in Africa. Although they are a Spanish colony, the islands are actually much closer to the African continent than to Europe.
That's why, when you look at photographs of the Canary Islands, you can't imagine that it really is Africa. Taking advantage of a trip I made to the capital, Las Palmas, on the island of Gran Canaria, I was able to take a panoramic view of the harbour and the beach:
The panorama view consisted of 9 shots in portrait format that finally became a gigantic image of more than 19,000 pixels wide, showing the beauty of Las Palmas: