Oliver Weber
Documentary Photographer

Havana VIII – Buena Vista Social Club – Omara Portuondo

Omara Portuondo – Flor de amor El corazón me palpitaMe rebosa de alegríaCuando recuerdo aquel díaQue por una linda florYo le conquisté el amorA mi lindo guajirito. Le di a mi guajiro una florLa flor que di en prueba de amorAmor que nunca yo olvidaréAmor que nacio de una flor. Tengo una choza de guanoA las margenes de un rioAlli vivo a mi albedrioMuy feliz y

The Beauty

Las Águilas-Jungle Park is a zoological and botanical park located near the Los Cristianos beach on the Canary Island of Tenerife. Consisting of 7.5 hectares (19 acres) of jungle with over 500 animals, the park contains a number of walking paths with tunnels, suspension bridges, waterfalls, lagoons, and caves. The park also boasts daily flight shows featuring exotic birds and birds of prey. (Source: Wikipedia).

For those who like it, it’s the best!

Siam Park is a water park in Costa Adeje, a coastal suburb in Tenerife, Canary Islands. Siam Park features a Siamese (Thai) theme.The park was opened by the Princess of ThailandMaha Chakri Sirindhorn. (Source: Wikipedia).

You are (not) alone VI

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You are (not) alone V

Timanfaya National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional de Timanfaya) is a Spanish National Park in the southwestern part of the island of Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands. It covers parts of the municipalities Tinajo and Yaiza. The statue El Diabloby César Manrique is its symbol. It is the only Natural Park in Spain which is entirely geological, also Timanfaya National Park represents a sign of recent and historical volcanism in the Macaronesian Region. The last volcanic eruptions occurred during

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Puerto del Carmen (Lanzarote) boat trips are pretty popular among visitors, because it gives the option of exploring two resorts in a day … like this “You are (not) alone”. Note: the photographer you see … is not me! 😉 More: You are not alone.

Maksim’s Halloween

Halloween’s origins can be traced back to antiquity. Most point to Samhain, a Celtic festival which commemorated the end of the harvest season and the blurring of the physical and spirit worlds, as Halloween’s forebear. Over the ages, the holiday evolved, taking on Christian influences, European myth and American consumerism. Today, Halloween is celebrated with trick-or-treating, costumes, jack-o-lanterns and scary movies—all things which would

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You are (not) alone II

Camels were brought to Lanzarote and Fuerteventura  between the end of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th century. The camels were later distributed in the rest of the Canary Islands. After other means of transport came about in the 20th century, the population of camels started to dwindle. To stop total extinction, camels already being part of the landscape since the 16th

You are (not) alone I

Jameos del Agua – Lanzarote The Jameos del Agua are located on the bottom of the La Corona Mountain Volcano (its last eruption was 3000 years ago) on the island of Lanzarote and are considered as one of the most interesting creeks and tube systems on the world. This was formed due to the rain falling from the top of the tunnel, whether from the fact

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Oliver Weber

About me

Oliver (born September 7, 1970 in Munich, Germany) is a German Photographer, Physician and Professor of Visual Arts. Currently he lives and works on the Canary Island of La Gomera. His specialty areas are Reportage, Portrait and what has come to be recognized as Street – Photography.