Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa

That landscape photograph shows the gorgeous Cape of Good Hope. In front, you see rocks on the beach, which are leading into the Atlantic Ocean. It is not the most southern tip of the African continent, as many think!

copyright Anette Mossbacher, 3 August, 2020

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This photograph was captured with a Canon EOS-1D Mark IV and a lens. The following settings were used:

  • Aperture: ƒ/22
  • Exposure time: 69s
  • ISO: 50
  • Focal Length: 17mm

The original photograph has the following dimensions: 4778 by 3185 pixels (WxH).

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Table Mountain National Park has two world-renowned natural landmarks: the Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain. As the name suggests, the other famous landmark is Table Mountain. Both of these breathtaking landmarks are what draws tourists to Cape Town. There is a wide variety of rich and luscious flora and fauna in the Table Mountain National Park. It contains the most diverse biodiversity in the world. In this photograph, the extended exposure shows the motion of the sea and clouds. The clouds are moving in the wind toward the horizon line to the Cape.

The Cape of Good Hope is not the southern tip of Africa, despite lying at the south-west corner of the Cape Peninsula. That is a common misconception. Cape Point is the tip of the Cape peninsula. Additionally, we know the Cape of Good Hope to be incredibly windy. It is situated right at the edge of the sea with not much cover from the wind. Unquestionably a lovely place to spend the day. There are many picnic spots, paths on which one can set off on foot or mountain bike, and tidal pools on untouched beaches. Additionally, it contains unpredictable weather, naughty baboons, and adorable penguins playing in the ocean.

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