June 15, 2016

iphone6+ Start of the beach season in Collioure, South of France

In June there is still lot's of free space at the beach in Collioure. Water temp. at 17 deg Celcius is not so tempting and air temperature is only some 23C.

Beside of that the beach, one of 3 in this village, looks quite idyllic in the fair weather as it did this day.

2 photos stitched (left part)
2016:06:12 13:54:56
Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Focal Length:
29mm (35mm eq.)
Aperture: f/2.2
Exposure: 1/3049s
Ev: 13.8
ISO equiv: 32

From the net:
Collioure is a seaside resort on the Languedoc coast, just north of the border with Spain and on the 'Vermeille Coast'. It was historically a small fishing village then after a time as an an important military centre, Collioure began to attract the artistic community including such renowned artists as Matisse and Derain in the early 20th century.
It is now a very popular destination with tourists and Collioure has a lively town centre with some interesting historical monuments and a popular local beach. With the castle and church creating an impressive backdrop, the beach and harbour are among the most scenic in Languedoc-Roussillon.

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