Shot during a hike in the Hottentots Mountains in the Western-Cape, South Africa
Shot during a hike on Napier Mountain in South Africa.
During a hike we entered an open space in an ancient forest and suddenly everybody stopped talking, sat down and looked around wondering about the sudden silence…..
Just the click of the camera …
I met Mahomed Saleem Khan for the first time during a hike. Mahomed is a vivid (amateur) photographer from Parow (a suburb of Cape Town). Every now and than we come together to exchange ideas and go on a photoshoot of some kind. Last weekend he showed me his new lens; a Tamron 70-200 that goes on his Canon EOS 7D. And I pictured him with my Sony A77 and a modest Sigma 70-300MM. The portrait was made at Stanford Harvest. Mahomed is very happy with this lens. He tested it extensively and compared the results with the more expensive lenses with the same specifications.
Lisa I know you adore me (well my photography or at least a few of the pics.. 😉 ) but now you challenge me to publish during 5 consecutive days a B&W picture. You got me there and I take it for the sheer fun of it. Not all of my submissions will be B&W (I started yesterday with a sepia one of an Aloe suprafoliata). And with this I challenge Andrew Lewis who lives not too far from Noeline. Today a B&W of a lunch break during a beach hike.
3 January I joined the first hike (12 km) of the Strandveld Hiking club. The hike followed a coastal stretch between Die Kelders and Gansbaai in the Western Cape, South Africa. It was a surprise hike that lead us through some public and private caves. The first post (yesterday morning) consisted of blue tinted B&W pictures (portraits) of the hikers. The second one (previous post) of some images of the scenery and this third one with underground cave scenery. All pictures of this post (except for the 3 first ones in the gallery are shot without flash and tripod.