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Good morning.....
Thank you so much to TrevBatWCC for his UA for my Waterbuck much appreciated.
A break for a few days from my Wildlife.....A lot of you ask about Cape Town and also where I live so thought I would share Friday evenings sunset over the Marina at our complex. V2 is looking back towards the new soccer stadium and Signal hill. V3 is our view towards Table mountain. Also views towards the CT Waterfront and lastly some boats enjoying the sunset and sundowners. We leave Cape Town and South Africa forever in 8 weeks time so have to get as many beautiful images as I can before its too late. Sure going to miss it.
Have a nice Monday

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Mar 2014 - 6:37 PM
Focal Length:20mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Sunset over the Marina
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:31 Mar 2014 - 6:25 AM
Tags:Cape town, Granger Bay, Landscape / travel
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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43915 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:27 AM

The colour, light and reflections are gorgeous in this beautifully composed, exposed and photographed lowlight Colleen

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:29 AM

A great low light image with very nice colours.
I do like the comp with the detail.

Far better than my car.

Dave

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:38 AM

It looks to be a beautiful and interesting city Colleen, warm as well...unlike here.
Andy

Caziwinkles
31 Mar 2014 - 6:41 AM

You are making us green with envy Colleen - it looks a beautiful area to live. Smile

Carol

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:46 AM

You do live in a beautiful part of the world, Colleen, you are going to miss it. Carol

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 7:02 AM

A lovely series that is a pleasure to view now and will undoubtedly form part of your treasure chest when you leave this lovely location.

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
31 Mar 2014 - 7:25 AM

V1 for me ,the sunset image.- Plenty of room for the sunsets in the ePz.- Hope your future place is a good one too! --- Jukka.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 7:34 AM

What a lovelysunset

viscostatic
31 Mar 2014 - 8:16 AM

Looks like a wonderful place to live. Excellent images Colleen.

Phil.

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 8:34 AM

Lovely set of images Colleen moving to anywhere nicer.SmileSmile
Rob

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 8:49 AM


Quote: Lovely set of images Colleen moving to anywhere nicer.SmileSmile
Rob

Robs work permit has ended so he has to leave South Africa and return home to Australia after living in SA for 24 years. We will be settling in Melbourne.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 8:56 AM

Great set of images ColleenSmile

Cliff

AnneB50
AnneB50  2117 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 9:01 AM

Lovely set of images Colleen, I will certainly miss your wildlife shots but hey I'm sure you'll find something beautiful to photograph in Australia.

Anne

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 9:29 AM

I can quite appreciate your sadness at the prospect of leaving Colleen. You have left us all with some superb images and I wish you well for the future.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 9:43 AM

Wonderful images Colleen, you will always have your memories & of course your superb collection of images, you must both be feeling sad at leaving but i'm sure you will soon settle into life in Australia,

Ali GrinGrinGrin

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 10:07 AM

Beautiful shots well taken Colleen.
Brian

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 10:14 AM

Wonderful views Colleen, I am sure you will get good sunsets and sun rises in Australia though. These are really beautiful GrinGrin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 10:49 AM

sure looks a gorgeous place ! beautiful series of shots

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 11:02 AM

A wonderful set of views!
Perhaps fewer mozzies in Melbourne.
Hope all going well ready for your move.

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 11:10 AM

Wonderful set of pictures to take with you. I'm sure you'll find beauty wherever you go Colleen.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

digital_boi
31 Mar 2014 - 11:17 AM

for sure the views will be missed but I'm sure there are Justas fine views in Melbourne to look forward all good images today

Graham

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
31 Mar 2014 - 11:30 AM

Lovely captures in this great late light. I can't make my mind up but V1 for a lovely late sunset and V3 for brilliant composition. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 11:32 AM

Wonderful to see Cape Town in the evening light - what a lovely life style
and beautiful views. We will miss the wildlife images but no doubt you'll find
lots of interest in Australia.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

marshfam19
marshfam19 Plus Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 11:42 AM

A beautiful set of images Colleen. Truly sad for you that you are leaving but as one door shuts another opens, so I feel sure you will soon be posting great images from Australia.

Mary Grin

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 11:55 AM

Superb colour and well taken

Billy

brandish
brandish Plus Member 1brandish vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 12:05 PM

What a lovely set,V1 just about tops them for me.Makes me a little envious that you have this on your door step.As usual your images are varied with a fresh surprise each day.I take it that these were in lieu of your drive down the coast yesterday.
Martyn.

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4276 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
31 Mar 2014 - 12:52 PM

The only place for natural beauty that even comes close to Cape Town is Rio. Anyone who has lived in Africa has to miss it when he/she leaves. Where you are going is very calm and safe and has its own beauty.
The light in this shot of the marina is fabulous.

Maureen

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 1:13 PM

Stunning set of images, Colleen. Superb comp, light and reflections.. Your condo complex looks lovely.

Fred

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 1:18 PM

What a lovely set, Colleen, looks soooo delightful, but what a shame you have to leave it all behind. Going to miss your wonderful wildlife images Sad
Trev Smile

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 1:47 PM

A fine low light set Colleen.
Nice soft light.
Good colours too.
Mick.

Drighlynne
Drighlynne Plus Member 455 forum postsDrighlynne vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 1:49 PM

Great set of pictures Colleen, love V1, so relaxing.
Lynne

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 2:51 PM

Lovely images.

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 3:21 PM

Looks an idyllic place. Lovely sea and marina, plus wildlife and nature a footstep away.
x

capto
capto Plus Member 32200 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 3:52 PM

A great set, lovely to have happy memories.Smile

ivor

debu
debu  5 India
31 Mar 2014 - 3:53 PM

Lovely set of images.
debu

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 4:02 PM

A fine set and IMHO V 1 deserves it's slot but I also love V 5.
R.

myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 5:44 PM

A super set of images Colleen, what a lovely place to live.

Myra

mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:41 PM

Lovely images Colleen and beautiful memories to keep forever.

Dave.

gss
gss  1 Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:47 PM

Please, more shots about Cape Town, it's a fabulous town

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 6:51 PM

Wonderful captures, great details, beautiful reflections and excellent points of view in all of them, Colleen!
George

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96321 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 7:34 PM

Take heart Colleen
Your new homeland is just as beautifulSmile

Adrian

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 7:44 PM

You'll be so busy in the next few weeks - I just can imagine such a move. Just moving house in the same town was enough for me!!
A lovely set of images and ones that will be very precious to you.
Joan

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 8:04 PM

Wonderful images all composed very well. It looks a lovely place and you must feel sad that you are leaving. Good luck in the next few weeks with the move, sounds like you might be in for a stressful time!WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3233 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 8:11 PM

We will miss your images,but I am sure that you will still have some lovely ones for us ColleenSmile
THis set is FantasticSmile
NettaSmile

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
31 Mar 2014 - 8:44 PM

A great place, Colleen! About this place, you can say with the words: - "You shouldn't love me forever; simply love me everyday..."
Regards, Valery

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 8:57 PM

A wonderful set Colleen. You'll have a collection of stunning images and memories to take with you. A big new adventure awaits you GrinGrin

Kathryn

cheesey
cheesey  9 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 9:07 PM

A lovely selection of well composed colourful images.
Cheesey.

Stephen_B
Stephen_B Plus Member 9Stephen_B vcard United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 - 9:16 PM

Colleen

All the best for your new life in Oz

Steve

ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2226 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 9:30 PM

A beautiful set of images Colleen
Ade

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 9:47 PM

A magnificent set of images Colleen, I'm sad to hear of your enforced move and do wish you all the happiness in the world. V1 and V4 stand out especially for me.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Mar 2014 - 9:50 PM

A stunning set of images, so colourful..Lin

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
31 Mar 2014 - 10:36 PM

A beautiful set Colleen, the sunset is divine.

I am sure we Aussies are looking forward to your arrival Grin Plenty to see here !!!

Lynette Grin

Last Modified By Lynniesefforts at 31 Mar 2014 - 10:36 PM
Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
1 Apr 2014 - 12:12 AM

What a beautiful place to live and leave Colleen but Cape Town's loss will be Melbourne's gain. Hope Rob is well on the way to recovery. Cathy

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2014 - 12:47 AM

Wonderful place to live, Colleen. Super light and super shots. V2 and V3 are my favourites.

kfrances
kfrances  1 United States
1 Apr 2014 - 1:35 AM

Superb set of images...Kathleen

zapar40
zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2014 - 7:36 AM

Superb work.
ant.

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2014 - 5:57 PM

Caught the Light just right Colleen, lovely images throughout.

John Smile

Franko59
Franko59 Plus Member 3Franko59 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2014 - 8:41 PM

Image 1 for me! superbly shot and processed! and best of all No People!SmileSmile

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Apr 2014 - 2:53 AM

lOOKS LIKE A WONDERFUL PLACE!
V1 and V2 - Show the most beautiful sky, light and reflections...
V3 - I like the background mountains...
V5 - Grin Short of money
V6 - Tongue Loaded!
Brilliant!
IB

johncob
johncob  5 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 8:05 AM

Lovely set of images. Regards John

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 11:38 PM

What a wonderful selection of images of Cape Town, that sunset in v1 takes some beating.

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