​Guardamar a gem for photography in Costa Blanca

​Guardamar a gem for photography in Costa Blanca 30 Mar 2020

The Mediterranean coast has many beautiful corners to enjoy observing its fauna, from flamingos to eagle owls, its well-known sandy beaches, rocky coves, dunes and a paradisiacal blue sea.

Guardamar del Segura is a town on the Costa Blanca, located south of Alicante's coast. Guardamar has an incomparable charm, a place where the local culture of fishing, agriculture and holiday tourism merge during the hot months.

This landscape valued town on the coast, makes Guardamar del Segura a key site for nature photography. Its dunes surrounded by pine trees are unique in Costa Blanca.

At dawn you have a magic light to photograph cormorants hunting on the beaches by the dunes in south of Guardamar in the Moncayo area and also around the north area in the pine forest dunes.

And what about the magic of the northern area of the pine forest, when the sun falls and enters the trees and you can photograph the blue sea with a pink sky as a background. Inevitably an image to capture.

Also for nature photography lovers and especially in the birds photo world; next to Guardamar you have the Salty Lagoons of La Mata that houses a great diversity of birds, to highlight the flamingos are local to the lagoon, with more than 2000 specimens that breed each year in this unique saltwater ecosystem.

Also aquatic photography addicts this isn't the Maldices butfor sure Guardamar beaches offers crystal clear waters for underwater photography of local marine species, including a rare and unique crustacean that breeds in the salty lagoon; brine shrimp.

For street photography passionates, the town has a characteristic local lifestyle, with authentic Spanish common scenes like fishermen at the fish market unloading fish in the morning light, the Wednesday food local market, where farmers sell their fresh vegetables, cheeses and merchandise and many other local scenes of an authentic lifestyle.

You don't always have to go to the most remote or well-known places to capture unique landscapes and diverse species with your camera. The light and the art of the photographer are essential for nature photography.

Guardamar del Segura, a jewel for photography in Costa Blanca, immersed in a Mediterranean rhythm of life, full of clean air ideal to capture the golden light in Spain.

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