To Cape Good Hope 4

To Cape Good Hope 4

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alexander stefanatos


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To Cape Good Hope 4

South Africa
From Cape Town to Cape Good Hope

Travelling to the southest tip of the African continent, one of the most amazing and fascinating happenings are the extreme and sudden atmospheric and weather changes that are reflected and usually preceeded on the sky with peculiar and grandiose cloudy formations abruptly emptying into torrential rain...
Another very entertaining spectacle is to follow the bizarre morphology of the coast as it unfolds becoming gradually denuded from any element of green plant and finally reduced to stones, pebbles and rocky formations to the very far end of the horizon where the seashore can be faintly seen agitated and foamy...The colours of all these elements compose a very fascinating cadre hardly depicted by a camera lens.
In this photo and the next, I tried to combine these two environmental elements in almost consecutive shots.

Comments 7

  • sparkling light 04/10/2015 17:03

    A nice photo describing this very special landscape very well. The Cape National Park is a wonderful place, a bit rough at times, but you can make endless walks on deserted beaches. One of the best trails I know is the "shipwreck trail" that leads along the shoreline of the western coast near the cape point. Those many shipwreck sites there tell sad stories. But it's a fantstic place for a photographer.
    regards, Jost
  • s. sabine krause 28/09/2015 14:26

    what a beautiful potpourri of colors in the stones and pebbles! and the image finally makes me understand why it was named the cape of good hope: drive, zest and hope – it's all in the buoyant light and in the geyser-like cloud! greetings, sabine.
  • SINA 28/09/2015 7:17

    Wunderbar die Vielfalt der Erdhaften Farben der Steine
    die grosse Weite des Horizontes
    spektakulär
    herzliche Grüsse von Kristine
  • Mirjam Burer 27/09/2015 16:34

    a great series you give us here, Alexander...
    lg, Mirjam
  • Jaap Koer 27/09/2015 12:35

    It looks very well, good POV!
    Jaap
  • Harold Thompson 27/09/2015 9:57

    Fine view across the beach
    :-)) Harold
  • Sue Thompson 26/09/2015 16:17

    As you say Aleander, not easy to do with a camera and lens, but two fine shots non the less.

    :))

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Camera NIKON D200
Lens Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM
Aperture 5.6
Exposure time 1/125
Focus length 14.0 mm
ISO 200