The Twelve Apostles, by Naude Visser

A rare thunderstorm hit Cape Town and as the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean the Twelve Apostles, as this side of the Peninsula is known, reflected the soft light. The road runs all the way along the mountain side and has some excellent viewpoints. It is called the Twelve Apostles as there are twelve peaks between Table Mountain and Hout Bay.

The Twelve Apostles, by Naude Visser

Canon EOS 500D | Exposure 1/6sec @ f/11 | Focal length 18mm | ISO 100
The Twelve Apostles, by Naude Visser

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | November 10
Award Score: 60 (Value 11, Clarity 11.5, Composition 14, Style 11.5, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Sunrise & Sunset Photography
Photograph Location: Cape Town | South Africa

Photographer: Naude Visser (Cape Town, South Africa) Registered
Naude Visser was born in Harrismith, Free State, South Africa. He grew up and went to school in Pretoria, Gauteng. After a compulsory stint of two years in the army, he went to study law at the University of Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. He is a lawyer by profession and have recently started taking photographs. His wife gave him the camera for Christmas last year, and he did a bit of reading on landscapes since June this year. He is also a qualified tourist guide for the Western Province of the Republic of South Africa. Naude Visser is 50 years old and relatively novice in photography, but willing to learn. He lives in the suburb of Vredehoek in the City Bowl of Cape Time. His family has a holiday place at Struis Bay near Cape Agulhas where they go on week-ends. The road between Cape Town and Cape Agulhas is very scenic and most of his landscapes are taken there. He has not entered any competitions before and he is glad to be part of Light & Composition.


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