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, 17 July, 2023

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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 in Cape Town. 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 landscape 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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2 comments for Cape Of Good Hope

  1. Olivier

    Beautiful photograph! You can feel the movement of the clouds and the sea. This makes me wanna be out there on a sailing boat cruising around the cape.

    • Anette Mossbacher

      I come along on the sailboat around the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. That would be something different for a change. Thanks so much, Olivier.

  2. Ruth Koprek

    One of the most beautiful photographs I’ve seen. The colors are exquisite. One of those images that makes you feel like you’re there. Pure magic.

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Hi Ruth,

      this place is also a beautiful relaxing spot for the holidays. The Cape of Good Hope close by Cape Town in South Africa has breathtaking sceneries of nature to offer.
      Thanks so much for commenting.
      Ciao Anette

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