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Stilbaai at night

Posted by
Ansie (Paarl, South Africa) on 12 March 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

This bent tree is in front of our house in a seaside resort on the east coast of South Africa. The house looks out on the mouth of the river, and is one of my favorite places on earth. Beautiful, safe beaches stretch for kilometers, we pick up shells, play games in the evenings and go for long walks.

Canon EOS 5D 1 second F/2.8 ISO 400 100 mm

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Barbara from Florida, United States

Stunning night image. I sense the vast openess beyond the lights of the homes. The moonlight created nice reflective light on the water, and beautiful silhouette for the tree and wood structure.

12 Mar 2010 10:11am

Rags from Plano, United States

wow!

12 Mar 2010 11:06am

@Rags: Thanks!

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

What a beautiful shot! I lóve the foreground,the way the tree stands there,and the bench..Great!

12 Mar 2010 11:12am

@Thea: Thank you!

Boas from Helsinki, Finland

Amazing nightshot.
A place where I would like to be and rest
Congrats!
Boas

12 Mar 2010 12:41pm

@Boas: Thank you!

Ansie from Paarl, South Africa

Thank you for your nice words!

12 Mar 2010 2:36pm

Pied Crow from Nairobi, Kenya

A beautiful night image.

12 Mar 2010 3:16pm

@Pied Crow: Thanks!

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

Congrats on this sweet night shot. Well done

12 Mar 2010 7:17pm

@Garfield: Thank you! Your comment is appreciated

Christa from New Zealand

Wow!!

13 Mar 2010 2:12am

@Christa: danki e Christa, nice van jou om te kom kyk!

Canon EOS 5D
1 second
F/2.8
ISO 400
100 mm

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