Skelton Coast, Namibia, Africa

This colorful aerial landscape photograph displays beautiful patterns in the red dunes of the Namibian Skeleton coast. They decorate the arid landscape in a sea of waves. Undoubtedly untouched inland from the Namibian Skeleton coast.

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/9
  • Exposure time: 1/640s
  • ISO: 500
  • Focal Length: 17mm

The original photograph has the following dimensions: 4854 by 3073 pixels (WxH).

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In this aerial landscape photograph, beautiful patterns show in the red sand dunes. They decorate the arid landscape in a sea of lines. Undoubtedly untouched inland from the Namibian coast. A gorgeous pale blue of the cloudless sky frames the horizon line in this aerial photograph. The scorching sun is radiating heat everywhere, making the desert extremely hot. The red dunes appearance of the sand also adds warmth to the environment and photograph.

Red Dunes

Especially the Skeleton Coast is a real sight to behold with its red dunes. Indeed, a rare place in which the desert meets the sea. It stretches 500 kilometers between the old German colonial town of Swakopmund and the Angolan border. This coast is virtually uninhabited and thoroughly untamed. Another unbelievable sight to behold is to see the Desert lions and other predators wandering the shoreline for any animals to eat. Eleven shark species swim in the waters along the coast. Elephants will also enjoy a dip in the sea from time to time. They take a welcomed break from the heart of the red sand dunes to swim in the refreshing sea water.

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1 comment for Red Dunes Skeleton Coast Aerial View

  1. Olivier

    Fantastic nature photography!

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Thanks you so much, Olivier 😀

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