After the previous two action photos, here is something to mellow down a little with. This was a long exposure (30 second) shot taken on the rocks of Muzienberg beach just after sunset. No, there is no HDR processing involved. This is just how it came out.
Here is another shot from the same shoot – enjoy!
Vegas never sleeps! You can walk onto the strip any time of day or night, and there are people walking around, street performers and traffic.
This street performer is one of the best acrobats I have ever seen. I can only assume that he used to work for one of the Circ de Soleil shows, because he was astonishing. I could not believe the positions that he put himself into.
The strip at about 10pm on a Sunday night, note the bumper to bumper traffic. I also love the hotel on the top right; it reminds me of the matrix.
This hot air balloon is outside the Paris hotel, one of the Vegas landmarks.
These retro signs are found outside many of the casino’s. It really reminds me of the old James Bond movies.
Finally, the entrance to Bally’s Hotel. The red lighting continuously merges into different colours, so you can probably shoot whatever colour you want if you have patience.
A few days ago we celebrated Lois’ birthday at the Royal Cape Yacht Club in Cape Town. The Yacht Club, which is over 100 years ago, is home to some of the most expensive yachts in South Africa. It is also the starting point of the Cape to Rio yacht race, which is in January next year. The race covers a distance of 3320 miles, races from Cape Town to Rio de Janerio every three years or so.
It is a wonderful venue to spend an evening; both the food and drinks are served at regular club prices, which is far less than most restaurants.
This picture was taken from the marina during a moment of solitude at the party.