I took this photograph looking south fron the jetty in Swakopmund, the sun was sinking and casting a soft light onto the sea. On the horizon you can see the Sea Fisheries building, this is where surf fishing licences are sold and ecological research is carried out by the government. It also houses an aquarium. On the beach you can see a sweep of heavy mineral sand which I have mentioned before (http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Namibia////photo1292434.htm)
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mkamionka (32979) 2011-06-11 2:18
extraordinary colors. Great view. I like the red touch on the sand and the foam from the waves.
The building on the horizon together with the tree make a nice point of reference,
Have nice weekend,
lousat (83666) 2011-06-11 15:40
Hi Rosemary,truely a magnificent postcard taken at the top of quality of sharpness,colors and light balance,and very rich of elements and details as i like.My best compliments,have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano.
danyy (0) 2011-06-12 1:29
les couleurs inhabituelles de cette scène en font tout son charme.
J'auime autant le beu dégradé du ciel , que ces teintes rougâtres de ce sable, qui se marient bien d'ailleurs.
Une scène avec beaucoup de profondeur.
faubry (35405) 2011-06-12 17:00
Hello Rosemary, superb warm colors! i like sand details,
pitty for no more comment
have a good evening
hay_kes (30858) 2011-06-12 23:19
Very nice and different shot with great POV and perspective.TFS.
SteveH (6247) 2011-06-13 0:10
Hi Rosemary, The interesting colours on the beach and good compostion make this image work well. I visited Swakupmond about 20 years ago - I wonder it it's changed. cheers, Steve
siudzi (34141) 2011-06-13 1:09
Oh! What a romantic view you have presented here! The pastel tones are so outstanding and eye catching. Lovely post. Many thanks for sharing.
nilotpal_patra (1688) 2011-06-13 4:32
Namaskar Rosemary Walden,
It is realy, realy a Wonderful Picture of Nature. Nice Frame. Nice colour, contrast and sharpness. Excellent shot. Nice POV. TFS.