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Spitzkop


Spitzkop
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (somjit) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 21 W: 0 N: 46] (295)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1984-06
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Nikon 801 S, Sigma 28-105, ISO 100, U V Filter
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-21 7:52
Viewed: 4266
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Spitzkoppe also referrd to as Spitzkop, Groot Spitzkop or the Matterhorn of Namibia is a group of bold granite peaksbetween Usakos and Swakopmund in the Namib desert. The granite is more than seven hundred million years old and the highest outcrop rises about 1784m above sea level.These peaks stand out dramatically from their flat surrounding plains.

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Hi Erwin,

Good lighting on the Spitzkoppe with a lovely sky to give contrast to the rock.
TFS

Robin

Erwin,

Great use of the light and excellent contrast in colour from the rock formation to the clear BG sky.

TFS,
Sheriff

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