Taken 27-Oct-14
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Photo Info

Dimensions5760 x 3306
Original file size13.4 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-Oct-14 07:22
Date modified8-Dec-15 08:08
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length35 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/40 at f/18
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern


A fishing boat returns to the boat launch in advance of an approaching storm off the coast of Arniston, South Africa. To me, this had the look and feel of a scene one of my favorite painters, JMW Turner would have painted. In fact, he did paint a scene very similar to this, and I was thinking of him as I framed this. Arniston is a small seaside settlement in the Overberg region on the Cape South coast, close to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa. Fishing is still an important means of earning a livelihood. The village has an historic section of old fishermen's cottages. Cape Agulhas is where the Atlantic and Indian Ocean collide. It also is a breeding ground for great white sharks.