mountain

the mountain face

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do you see the face?

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oddity

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this water pump was clearly an overachiever

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shadow of the mountain

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periphery is the word. the shacks on the eastern border of khayelitsha have a distant view of devil’s peak, behind which hides the city

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on the mountain

the most clear day in cape town took us hiking table mountain. for non-hikers, a guide:

first, find somewhere to scrabble up...
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as you pass, take a look at your handholds.
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if you’re lucky, you’ll find the beach… on the mountain...
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DO NOT walk into this guy’s web
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should you reach the peak, sight the city, just in reach
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eventually, find a suitable path down
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or… find an alternate method...
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table haze

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table mountain range from the N1

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to simonstown

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view from glen cairn towards simonstown

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valley of rock and brush

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the swartberg pass is definitely where tolkien got his inspiration for lord of the rings. (you know he was born in SA?)


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on the farm

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a favorite mountain to photograph overlooks a family farm in botrivier


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mosque with a view | 14 december, 2012
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i was recently commenting that cape town could do with a good buddhist temple on top of a mountain - so locals and tourists could take a pilgrimage to the top - just as i did in chiang mai (to doi suthep). so, along those lines, i present a muslim kramat on signal hill…


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it’s 11:46 | 8 december, 2012
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this sundial is meant to be stood on - find the month, raise up your hands, follow the shadow, subtract the according number of minutes, and you can tell time… should your watch / phone die


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camps pool | 7 november, 2012
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a windy day at the camps bay pool

camps bay, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/500 | f/11 | iso400 |
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lighting |
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26 minutes of stars | 23 october, 2012
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stars wheel over table mountain - viewed from signal hill on a windy night

signal hill, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 40mm | 1573s | f/18 | iso1600 |
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lighting | noise reduction | definition |
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slopes of the devil | 13 september, 2012
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devils peak hovers near woodstock, with table mountain in the back

main road, woodstock, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/60 | f/29 | iso200 |
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hdr structuring |
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lion’s gaze | 23 august, 2012
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this couple shares a moment under the gaze of lion’s head

camps bay, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/800 | f/9 | iso400 |
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crop | lighting |
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lunch time offside | 24 july, 2012
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kids play soccer in their own personal stadium, sheltered from cape town wind...

high level rd & buitengracht, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/100 | f/11 | iso400 |
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lighting | definition | saturation |
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embarrassed mountain | 6 july, 2012
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clouds hide the mountain peak which looms over the botanical garden

kirstenbosch, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 42mm | 1/80 | f/11 | iso400 |
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lighting | definition | cooler white balance |
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the vines of winter | 22 june, 2012
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the red grape vines make a strong contrast to the mountains of botrivier

beaumont wines, bot river, western cape | location
pentax k-r | 31mm | 1/80 | f/11 | iso400 |
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crop | lighting | definition |
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flying | 10 june, 2012
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peter shoots down the signal hill road on his long board

signal hill, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/6000 | f/3.5 | iso800 |
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crop | lighting | exposure adjustment | yellow tint |
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mountains meet ocean | 29 may, 2012
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cape town’s beauty lies where mountains meet water - this is sentinel hill on the atlantic coast

atlantic coast, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/200 | f/13 | iso200 |
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chapman’s peak | 18 may, 2012
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the sun peeks through the clouds over chapmans peak

silvermine village, noordhoek, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 20mm | 1/800 | f/10 | iso200 |
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lighting | definition |
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table view

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the mit crew scout out the expanse of cape town from atop table mountain

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stark conde 2

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stark conde wine estate near jonkershoek

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citybowl

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jonkershoek

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jonkershoek national park in winter - flowers and all!

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