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distant view of the cape of good hope
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seeing the cape of good hope was a real thrill of a lifetime. it's one of the places i had learned about as a child. it was cold and brisk. cape point, is what you see all the way at the right. thanks for any comments. i always appreciate them. ENJOY!

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::JQ
08/30/08 12:27 AM GMT
wow jen, that looks an amazing place, i love the rocks in the foreground leading you into the shot. fabulous details!
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::phasmid
08/30/08 12:38 AM GMT
Good lord, woman, don't you ever stay home?

Well, actually, on second thought, I'm glad you don't. What a stunner this one is!

:)PJ
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::0930_23
08/30/08 12:55 AM GMT
PJ is right Jen. You are quite the traveler but we all enjoy your destinations. This is a very dramatic scene. Rugged and colorful. Great post.

Tick
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::danika
08/30/08 1:02 AM GMT
A beautiful capture Jen. It's enjoyable to view from the textures of the rocks to the grandness of the mountain in the background. Very nicely done.
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::Foxfire66
08/30/08 1:19 AM GMT
DAMN!!!!
That is SUPER! Colors, focus, POV! D-Y-N-O-M-I-T-E!!!! :-)

That has to be a wide angle Lens. Great Shot Jen, and a definate Fav.
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::allisontaylor
08/30/08 2:22 AM GMT
An exquisite pleasure to view! Dynamic range of color, elements, textures and details. Beautiful work, thank you for sharing your travels.
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::dleuty
08/30/08 2:31 AM GMT
Great shot, Jen. Thanks for braving the cold of winter. Please drop some of that cool air off on your way home.
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::PatAndre
08/30/08 5:34 AM GMT
jen. This is one of the best pics you have ever posted. I knew it was a keeper as soon as I saw it. From the resolution, you must have used your 5D. Gorgeous picture. It's up on my desktop this very minute. Great work, gal.
Pat
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::Dunstickin
08/30/08 6:21 AM GMT
They say this place is renowned for bad weather?...Or it that another place?...

Exciting colour and presentation Jen...have to agree with PAt....one of your best!

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::Rokh
08/30/08 7:22 AM GMT
Very nice shot! What a rugged terrain!
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.titusboy25
08/30/08 8:26 AM GMT
Wow...great capture,very beautifull indeed,looks amazeing!
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::Hottrockin
08/30/08 11:19 AM GMT
Snazzy shootin'!! I luvin' all the textures & tones which tantalize and treat!! Splish, splashin' scene!!
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round??
::braces
08/30/08 11:28 AM GMT
Beautiful colours and a great sense of movement in the sea but it is the sky that I really like. great shot, Jen.
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.Inkeri
08/30/08 11:37 AM GMT
A Magnificent capture with Beautiful colors..Love it
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.corngrowth
08/30/08 1:51 PM GMT
I'm glad that I never saw during my active career 'Cape of Good Hope' from this side Jen, lol.
Excellent capture again. Saved and Faved of course!
Regards, Cornelius.
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::Jimbobedsel
08/30/08 4:33 PM GMT
You get a big WOW from me on this one. Absolutely gorgeous.

Jimbob
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HEY
.gabriela2006
08/30/08 8:02 PM GMT
absolutely a breathtaking view and capture:)
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::biffobear
08/31/08 4:29 PM GMT
Loads of good stuff Jen but this one done it for me,Great and a keeper.
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::Toto_san
08/31/08 8:36 PM GMT
I just gave it a ten in VB. Faved.
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::nigelmoore
08/31/08 8:58 PM GMT
I've been there, and my memory of it is every bit as Tecnicolour as your image. This is great Jen - you conveyed the hugeness of the place perfectly, getting down low to include the rocks in the foreground was inspired.
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::jcferg99
09/01/08 10:21 PM GMT
Beautiful, Jen. You have used this low perspective in some of your other shots and it is very effective.
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.icedancer
09/01/08 11:29 PM GMT
Jen, I fab'd this one already. This is really STUNNER BIG TIME. The colours, scenery, detail and clarity are really breath taking. WOW
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.ecco
09/03/08 6:29 AM GMT
Beautiful!
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.aitmn10
09/04/08 1:47 AM GMT
this is absolutely incredible. great composition, the lines of the cracks in the foreground rocks lead right up to the focal point. beautiful colors too. just overall a great image!
abby
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i apologize for my delay in replying to all of your wonderful comments...i am busy adjusting to my freshman year of college
::RKG
09/06/08 6:29 AM GMT
Nice one!
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::Paul_Gerritsen
09/07/08 8:54 AM GMT
OMG
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If you can't find the words, you may as well shoot it...
::Paul_Gerritsen
09/07/08 8:56 AM GMT
Just to let you know. I have been looking at this foto now for a while on my desktop and really it is one of the VERY BEST wallpapers EVER!
Thank you. I bet you had a great time there!

Paul
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.jrasband123
09/10/08 3:02 AM GMT
Wow, Jen, this one is getting some well deserved traffic. Very nicely done!

Jackie
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::cynlee
09/11/08 6:05 AM GMT
Thank you for the world wide visits and for showing me this. Fabulous image, Jen, by all means.
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.jrasband123
09/14/08 6:22 AM GMT
This one will definitely become one of my favorites. It just fabulous.

Jackie
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.ciaobella
09/27/08 3:14 PM GMT
this is absolutely gorgeous! definitely faved:)
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Logun7
01/29/09 8:02 PM GMT
AWESOME!!
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::biffobear
07/17/09 5:37 PM GMT
What a great picture..Sharp and detailed..R.
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