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February 20, 2010

St James Beach reflections – Flickr pic of the day

st james beach huts

This photograph of St James Beach was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Keith Lyle aka Stanleyace.

Keith says: “We roused ourselves early one winter Sunday to get some soft light photos and perhaps a spectacular sunrise, which is almost guaranteed at that time of year in Cape Town. We were well-rewarded from the sunrise point of view and were heading for breakfast at one of the many quaint eateries in Kalk Bay when we passed St James beach and saw a photographer’s dream shot; a partly cloudy winter blue sky and the area’s colourful beach huts reflected in clear tidal pool water.

“The thing was, every postcard, calendar, table mat and coaster has this glorious scene on it. So, after mimicking the masters, we looked for something different and came up with this image. I’m sure this has also been done before, but, this version at least leaves a little to the imagination.”

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Image © Keith Lyle aka Stanleyace 2010

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