Sunset on the Haven

Hiya all,I've been Lucky enough to beve been away for the weekend...We spent 3 glorious days in a little town called Church Haven situated in the West coast national park...Sundowners on the beach,,sunrise walks ..mtbiking amongst free ranging game...eland, ostrich , hartebees ...canoening on the Lagoon... punctated by to much good food and excelent company ...I'll be etenmpting to catch up to you all ive only got about a 1000 pics to sort through.H.
This looks beautiful. Gorgeous golden tones. The Haven sounds like Heaven to me!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Lovely photo, this looks a bit like Scotland
posted April 1st, 2012  
that's stunning and a fave - and if where you were looked like this, I'm not surprised you've got 1000 pictures to sort through (I managed 200 both yesterday and today out walking)
posted April 1st, 2012  
Beautiful light and composition, looking forward to seeing the rest!
posted April 1st, 2012  
That sounds like the perfect vacation that a lot of people would pay good money for!! This photo is beautiful! I love the layers and the reflections!! I've been busy lately and am anxiously catching up on all of your photos!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Wonderful and hope you had a great time! You can't have too much good food or excellent company! Gorgeous photo here...stunning pov and lighting.
posted April 1st, 2012  
This is a very beautiful image! I love the color tone!
posted April 1st, 2012  
I love the beautiful soft tones in this shot.
posted April 1st, 2012  
Instant fav! Sooooo beautiful!
posted April 1st, 2012  
This is awesome! Looks like a watercolor painting!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Beautiful shot. Looks wonderfully peaceful. Sounds like your last 3 days away were outstanding!
posted April 1st, 2012  
beautiful howard! looks like a wonderful place to vacation. glad you had a nice getaway!
posted April 1st, 2012  
So stunning! Sounds like you had a rather splendid time!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Nice composition and the light is excellent. Sounds like a good time, and a great place to be.
posted April 1st, 2012  
Wow...perfect comp! Fav!
posted April 1st, 2012  
beautiful!!
posted April 1st, 2012  
The pov and l ight in this are really great! I cringe when I hear "1000 photos to look through" ...it is fun...like looking for buried treasure, but also so hard!
posted April 1st, 2012  
oh, and fav! on this one!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Beautiful composition! Love the soft colors and light! Great job!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Beautiful composition and tones Howard.
posted April 1st, 2012  
A beautiful scene :)
posted April 1st, 2012  
Charming and wonderful composition.
posted April 1st, 2012  
Breathtaking. The quality of the light in this photo is fabulous!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Great photo-beautiful.
posted April 1st, 2012  
this is gorgeous! sounds like a wonderful weekend!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Cool shot Howard. I guess they would have a little trouble rowing these boats though.
posted April 1st, 2012  
The thumb pic looks lika really good painting!
posted April 1st, 2012  
this is awesome and defenately a fav
posted April 1st, 2012  
Well I can't wait to see them because this one was a hit from the start! Glad you had such a great weekend. I was very jealous- not only because the beach in this shot is gorgeous, but a lagoon!? Sounds wonderful!!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Great shot Howard - the colours, light, and composition are all excellent.
posted April 1st, 2012  
So tranquil!
posted April 1st, 2012  
wonderfully peaceful and artistic effect here - love it!
posted April 1st, 2012  
Very beautiful picture
posted April 1st, 2012  
wow, perfect shot, i love
posted April 1st, 2012  
Howard...luv this pic.. nice subtle colors.. i need some Macro from you.. the 40mm is nikon's new Dx version and tack sharp..
posted April 1st, 2012  
love the boats waiting for tide.
posted April 1st, 2012  
Beautiful shot. Sounds like a great time. Hope no big cats. Don't need to be a free range cycler :-)
posted April 1st, 2012  
Fun fun! The getaway - and now the sorting! Enjoy... This is a lovely boat shot.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
What a great weekend away, sounds lovely. Beautiful image Howard.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
beautiful composition and light!!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Howard - this is gorgeous - looks like a painting! Such a fav!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Looks very peaceful and calm. Would love to be there too and relaxe form the hustle in HK.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Gorgeous - sounds like an amazing weekend!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Love it Howard. a fav.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Great composition and tones!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Howard, the scene looks so relaxing
posted April 2nd, 2012  
well, i'm glad you had a great time; i'm sure you've by now forgotten about that 20 missing minutes :-) at any rate, this is like a painting by a master, of course, and in my head there is a story inspired by this itching now to be written.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Really nice composition... I like the reflection of the boat too.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Beautiful capture. Great light and tones. Glad to hear you had a wonderful time! 8)
posted April 2nd, 2012  
I like everything about this shot! a fav for me!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
I love this. The background looks posterized but the boat and foreground doesn't. Fav
posted April 2nd, 2012  
This is beautiful and I am jealous that you had sun. Just grey and rainy here for so long
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Gorgeous shot!! Beautiful lighting!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
That sounds like an amazing weekend! Beautiful shot!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Love the hazy background...Hope you had a nice time away, i know the trouble with that is sorting through all the shots lol if you are like me, i go over board lol
posted April 2nd, 2012  
great composition with the boats and mountains!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Church Haven - should be called Church Heaven - awesome, special place - I remember it fondly. Great photo - the colours are typically CH! Glad you had a fab time.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Beautiful shot, sounds like a heavenly weekend was had
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Excellent composition and cool reflections
posted April 2nd, 2012  
gorgeous shot howard!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Perfect composition!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
very very nice :)
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Beautiful peaceful shot, the light is lovely =)
posted April 2nd, 2012  
this is beautiful, i have a photo that is soooo much like this but it was taken in Wales, almost identical surroundings but only one stranded boat in mine!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Wow.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Great capture!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Gorgeous shot Howard, love the sunset muted colours & your comp :)
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Beautiful image, lovely tones!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Gorgeous! A fav! I'm glad you had a nice weekend away, and I'm looking forward to seeing your photos!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Good food and company what more is needed on a week end away sounds excellent to me, just like this shot fav.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
This realy is a beautiful one Howard! The soft tones and the stronger colors in the boat. The diagonal lines, great shot.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
It will be very hard to catch up if you miss just one day, imagine how difficult it will be if you miss 3. This is a beautiful capture, Howard. Love the peaceful scenery and the colours.
posted April 2nd, 2012  
@mwarren365 My friend who we were visiting ...saw a rooikat (Caracal)twice on he's morning run http://www.wild-about-you.com/GameCaracal.htm
I went out on my bike to see but wasn't as fortunate
posted April 2nd, 2012  
This is on the PP right now. COngrats. It is a gorgeous photo!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Fav. Lovely light and moment
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Beautiful!!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
Just beautiful Howard! Fav!
posted April 2nd, 2012  
@steeler Wow! Those cats have big ears and look like our big cat the puma but the size of our bobcats (about 37 lbs/ 17 kg. See one would be too cool.
posted April 3rd, 2012  
Wonderful shot
posted April 3rd, 2012  
Another fav for me!
posted April 3rd, 2012  
gorgeous shot and stunning background! sounds like it was an amazing weekend!
posted April 3rd, 2012  
Magnificent shot of those boats, bathed in beautiful warm light :-)
posted January 10th, 2013  
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