A view across the Bay

By ColleenA
Good morning...
Thank you to Diane (Fefe) and to Fred (Fred 263) for their UA's for yesterdays image....it really cheered me up.
Today a view of Cape Town taken from Robben Island.Its about 10 kms off land and lies in Table bay.
One has to pay for a guided tour of the island and you are put on a bus...they let you get off at this point for a few minutes to take photographs. It was a very hazy day in Cape Town unfortunately.This was hand held as no tripods are allowed.
Have a nice SundayGrin

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27 Oct 2013 6:58AM
A beautiful landscape Colleen. Winds, rain and storms brewing over here Blush


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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
27 Oct 2013 7:06AM
Excellent capture, Colleen, have a good day, the sun is shining here, too Smile Carol
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 7:07AM
Great land/seascape. With a hazy Table Mountain in the distance. GrinGrin Peter.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 7:13AM

Quote:Great land/seascape. With a hazy Table Mountain in the distance. GrinGrin Peter.

27 Oct 2013 7:36AM
Fantastic view/scene, Colleen.

27 Oct 2013 7:45AM
A beautiful seascape Colleen
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 7:47AM
This is lovely Colleen - a beautiful seascape.
We are looking out to sea at the moment - but it is grey, windy, rainy and very bleak!

27 Oct 2013 7:58AM
Beautiful photo Colleen, brings back memories of my teenage days. Well done.
mistere Plus
4 4 3 England
27 Oct 2013 8:01AM
Nice image Colleen, love the foreground detail.

27 Oct 2013 8:19AM
Excellent capture of this fabulous seascape, Colleen!
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 9:10AM
A nice image Colleen one of those you only get a single chance at but is enough to bring back memories.
The sun is actually shining here but we haven't seen much of it in the last few days.
Regards John.
9 10 10 England
27 Oct 2013 9:13AM
A beautiful seascape.
moiral 7 12 Scotland
27 Oct 2013 9:14AM
Superb capture Colleen. What a stunning view. Moira
27 Oct 2013 9:52AM
lots of fine shades of blue punctuated nicely with rolling white crested waves very pleasing Colleen

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
27 Oct 2013 10:05AM
A view to freedom Colleen.
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
27 Oct 2013 10:42AM
So that is where the great man was kept, a great image Colleen. - gary
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
27 Oct 2013 10:50AM
A great POV showing the Cape Town so well

Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
27 Oct 2013 10:59AM
Lovely contrast between the crisp foreground and the hazy distance Colleen.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 11:00AM
Strandely this reminds me of my home place..Australia
A lot of history in your scene
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
27 Oct 2013 11:05AM
A very beautiful seascape view across to Table Mountain, Colleen: the f/g rocks make a good base to the image and the breaking waves add interest in the near/middle ground.
27 Oct 2013 11:11AM
Colleen, Beautiful shot and I love the way you've created the layers from foreground going through to the sky Smile
Brian J.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
27 Oct 2013 11:31AM
A wonderful capture, Colleen, especially considering your limitations Smile I want to clamber over those rocks and dip my toes in that sea! Wink
Trev Smile
ColleenA Plus
5 357 6 Australia
27 Oct 2013 11:40AM
Lol your toes would fall off Trev, the water is that cold...we don't swim in the Atlantic sea, Capetonians drive to the other side of the Cape if we want to swim, The Indian Ocean is a lot warmer.
just magical super.

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
27 Oct 2013 11:51AM
Dramatic stuff Colleen SmileSmile

EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 12:25PM
Lovely interesting imageSmile

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
27 Oct 2013 1:15PM
A lovely view!
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 1:46PM
Exquisite scenery, with great textures on that lovely water and a super background on show...
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
27 Oct 2013 1:57PM
This is lovely Colleen !!
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 151 16 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 2:33PM
Excellent seascape ColleenSmile

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 2:45PM
Great shot Colleen, and even better write up to now understand the image more...well done
hope that you are feeling better?
ColleenA Plus
5 357 6 Australia
27 Oct 2013 2:58PM
Still sick Lillian, and barking like a dog with my sore chest...bronchitis sucksSadSad
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
27 Oct 2013 3:03PM
Snap Colleen,I have a horrible cough tyhat also sound like a dog,but I dont feel ill with it.
I blame the heating we've got in school.
This is a great image,that I like verry muchSmile
superb seascape,well captured indeed.ray
myrab 11 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 3:41PM
A super landscape today Colleen, it's good to see some of your country.

jdinne 14 16 England
27 Oct 2013 3:45PM
What a stunning vista you have here Colleen, superb.

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
27 Oct 2013 3:56PM
Colourful,rocky and rugged Colleen !!
Good shot.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 476 1 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 5:31PM
Cracking landscape shot Colleen, nice to see all the mountains in the distance. Thought you might have used your 10 - 20 lens
ColleenA Plus
5 357 6 Australia
27 Oct 2013 5:35PM
Mike this was taken in August, I only got my lens last week. Have not had a chance to use it yet as sick with bronchitis. Maybe later in the week.
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 5:39PM
Splendid seascape. Hope you feel better soon.
To anyone who doesn't want a cold, flu or bronchitis, try gargling twice each night with water (when you clean your teeth, all year round) and all the germs come pouring out![i]
ColleenA Plus
5 357 6 Australia
27 Oct 2013 6:51PM
So that's what I have been doing wrong JuSadSad
cheesey 11 2 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 7:05PM
Lovely image, very nicely captured.
ronboy 8 2 Scotland
27 Oct 2013 7:12PM
what a great capture
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2013 7:47PM
Seems to be a very strictly controlled tour but you have taken a great opportunity here with this beautiful image.

ColleenA Plus
5 357 6 Australia
27 Oct 2013 7:52PM
Yes it is Phil, you have to book your seat on the ferry weeks in advance, then they herd everyone into about 5 or 6 buses. The tour leaders on the bus are all ex political prisoners from Robben island. The tour works like clockwork with every minute planned to enable them to get you back to the ferry when the next load of tourists arrive. It's a must do for everyone but not great for photographers. All my island shots are taken from a moving bus. More images of the island and jail to follow ..
27 Oct 2013 8:09PM
It's just a stunningly beautiful place, Colleen! And a great picture, as well!Smile
Regards Valery
27 Oct 2013 8:57PM
Beautiful image.

Jenny Smile
27 Oct 2013 10:05PM

Quote:Still sick Lillian, and barking like a dog with my sore chest...bronchitis sucksSadSad

Hope you feel better soon Colleen. I had bronchitis in March and it's not very nice. Wish you better. Great shot. Cathy
27 Oct 2013 11:51PM
A superb land/seascape, Colleen!

28 Oct 2013 6:49AM
Great picture of an iconic place, Colleen.

Get well soon!
A wonderfully composed landscape seascape processed perfectly with the light. Well done Colleen.
6 3 8 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2013 1:45PM
A great view from what is an iconic locationSmile
Jocelia 6 2 1 Australia
30 Oct 2013 12:09AM
A fond memory of when my husband and I with our family sailed into Cape Town.
We didnít have time to go up to Table Mountain because we didnít dock until 4pm.
But with a quick run around the shops and a lovely meal then a tour around the town by taxi
we were happy. Then we sailed on to Fremantle of course, that was in November 1968Ö..GrinGrinGrin
Potra 4 Venezuela
4 Nov 2013 11:51PM
You have such a great chain of mountains over there, I am in love with them.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Nov 2013 8:01PM
fantastic landscape, I love the dramatic sea

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