monument

pride 2

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the pride of baltimore ii shows off its guns

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the boatbuilders

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in jamestown

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cape coast castle

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the open geometry of these colonial forts hides their finality: a dark tunnel leads to the door of no return

(through which slaves were taken to board ships, perhaps escaping the hell of the dungeons, but for an uncertain and restricted future)

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nkrumah memorial

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a memorial for kwame nkrumah, first president of ghana

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cape castle

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after a debate in 2012, the historical flags which flew above the castle were removed - see earlier pic

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hollywood in sight | 11 december, 2011
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google lied to me - i walked all the way from hollywood boulevard to the hollywood sign - it was not 20 minutes!

deronda drive, los angeles | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | edits

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lane of orange | 20 october, 2012
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daisies contrasted with the green point light house

green point park, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/50 | f/29 | iso200 |
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tana baru | 17 october, 2012
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tana baru, an old muslim cemetary above bo kaap

bo kaap, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/320 | f/8 | iso200 |
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lighting | definition |
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six flags of SA | 27 august, 2012
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the history of south africa is reflected through the duch, english, batavian, english, afrikaaner and democratic south african flags...

cape town castle, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/800 | f/8 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | hdr structuring |
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piece of berlin | 19 august, 2012
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a piece of the berlin wall was gifted to cape town and mandela in 1996. it now stands on st georges walkway

st georges mall, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/125 | f/4 | iso200 |
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it’s twelve o’ clock | 28 july, 2012
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these are the oldest cannons in the world still in use. they are shot alternately at noon everyday (except sundays)

signal hill, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 21mm | 1/1600 | f/5 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting | definition |
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between leerdam and buuren | 11 july, 2012
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a view of the symmetrical castle of good hope

civic center, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/640 | f/8 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition | hdr structuring | black & white |
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pyramid alley | 12 april, 2012
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walking down this alley, you’ll find yourself beneath the last remaining ancient wonder of the world

el-malek fouad, giza, cairo, egypt | location
pentax k-r | 40mm | 1/100 | f/11 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | edge sharpen |
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the taj | 6 february, 2012
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this is my google image worthy shot of the taj mahal

taj mahal, agra, india | location
pentax k-r | 28mm | 1/250 | f/14 | iso200 |
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the famous james bond island | 15 january, 2012
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the island made famous by james bond’s man with the golden gun

ko tapu, phang nga bay, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/6000 | f/11 | iso3200 |
camera
crop | lighting | brighten shadow |
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it just goes on forever | 10 january, 2012
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the great wall of china demonstrates the term wonder, stretching for 6260km - and we only walked 6.

3 hours from beijing, china | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/400 | f/20 | iso1600 |
camera
lighting | warmer white balance |
edits

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