This beautiful winery is situated in Somerset West, near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape of South Africa. Quite a tricky place to find, but the beautiful gardens and cafe are well worth the visit! I love the clouds rolling in over the mountains in the distance. This was taken just before sunset.

NIkon D5000
1/50 sec
ISO 400
underexposed by 1 f/stop


vergelegen, winery, lavender, cottage, italian, farm, house, moutains, cederberg, somerset west, near, stellenbosch, western cape, south africa, gardens, beautiful

I suffer from a severe case of view finder syndrome! Everywhere I look I mentally frame images and imagine what angle and settings I would use to capture the mood and lighting just right.

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  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 2 years ago

    25 April 2012 – 2 images per day

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations on July 10th 2012 Showcasing Scope!

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureabout 2 years ago

    Everything about this picture is magnificent – color, composition, subject, perspective, sky – you name it! Congratulations on being chosen as Editor’s Pick:>) FAVE!!!!

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