31 May 2024

Using Canon EOS 6D for Bulb Mode | Long Exposure Photography

Canon EOS Long Exposure / Bulb Mode Photography

Canon EOS 6D Long Exposure Photography Cape Town


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Long Exposure Photography with CTPS at Milnerton Beach

Canon EOS 6D / EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Ultra-Wide Lens : Long Exposure Photography using Bulb (B) Mode

Objective: Demonstrating long exposure photography using the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Ultra-Wide lens (paired with the Full Frame Canon EOS 6D) across the old wooden bridge, Milnerton Lagoon and Otto du Plessis Drive Woodbridge Island bridges, Milnerton Cape Town.

Note: All four images captured in Bulb Mode, on Manfrotto tripod and Canon remote cable release. Post-processing with regard to cropping and lens profile correction were done in Photoshop Lightroom 6.

Lightroom Post-Processing Update: Since late 2023 I have been using Lightroom Classic Version 13 with same Canon EOS6D / EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Ultra-Wide Lens.  

What is Bulb Mode? (as applied in Long Exposure Photography)
By default a Canon EOS DSLR (most other DSLR's as well) is limited to a maximum of a 30 seconds (displayed as 30″) exposure duration - the actual time that the shutter will remain open in Manual Mode / Aperture Priority (Av) Mode / Shutter Priority (Tv) Mode. 

Bulb Mode allows the shutter to stay open beyond the 30 seconds limitation by either pressing and releasing the shutter button manually or using a variety of remote switches / cable releases - acting as a manual timer. 

Long exposure photography of minutes and up to hours (depending on the photographer's long exposure requirements) are capable with Bulb Mode. All other exposure settings are available in Bulb Mode just like Manual Mode.

Bulb Mode Placement on EOS DSLRs
On enthusiast and professional Canon EOS bodies Bulb Mode is designated as a dedicated "B" for Bulb Mode on the Mode Dial. On entry level Canon EOS bodies Bulb mode is embedded as part of Shutter Priority (Tv.) Mode's shutter timer settings.

Shooting Location
Woodbridge Island / Cape Town

Canon EOS 6D Bulb Mode / Settings / 
Accessories
  • Bulb Mode
  • ISO 200
  • Aperture: f/16 
  • Shutter Speed (53s - 180s)
  • Manual Focus / Lens IS Off
  • Canon RS-80N3 Cable Remote Switch
  • Manfrotto Tripod 190X MK190X3-3W

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Woodbridge Island Main Bridge Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D, Bulb Mode
Woodbridge Island Main Bridge Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D, Bulb Mode

Woodbridge Island Street Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D Vernon Chalmers Photography Training Copyright
Woodbridge Island Street Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D, Bulb Mode

Woodbridge Island Old Wooden Bridge Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D Vernon Chalmers Photography Training Copyright
Woodbridge Island Wooden Bridge Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D, Bulb Mode

Woodbridge Island Milnerton Lagoon Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D Vernon Chalmers Photography Training Copyright
Woodbridge Island Milnerton Lagoon Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D, Bulb Mode


Milnerton Beach / Lighthouse Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D, Bulb Mode

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08 May 2024

Canon EOS Bird Photography, Woodbridge Island

Bird Photography : Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Lesser Flamingo Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Lesser Flamingo in Flight : Diep River Woodbridge Island

Birds around Woodbridge Island and Table Bay Nature Reserve, Cape Town
I had an appointment deferred this morning and with the good light decided a mid-morning of bird photography outside could deliver reasonable results. It will be winter in Cape Town soon and will provide for a good opportunity to have a close look at the water quality and current bird species around the Diep River and the Milnerton Lagoon.

My first meaningful sight, apart from the king gulls, were a few relaxed lessor flamingos wading quite close to the wooden bridge. It was very encouraging to see the white-breasted and reed cormorants fishing in the Diep River, zig-zagging ferociously across the river chasing after the fish. The cormorants were closely followed by an entourage of opportunistic little egrets. The familiar sight of swift terns constantly diving for fish looked like the quality of the water is hopefully improving with the interventions by the City of Cape Town for restoring the quality of the water flowing down the Diep River.

Like many others, I hope these are sustainable solutions after years of neglect and decay of this particular natural urban ecosystem.

The last four images were photographed on Monday, 13 May 2024.   

Birds Photographed
  • Lesser flamingo in Flight
  • African black oystercatcher
  • African sacred ibis in Flight
  • Black-crowned night heron in Flight
  • Levaillant's cisticola
  • Little egret in Flight
  • Grey heron in Flight
  • White-breasted cormorant
  • Yellow-billed ducks
  • Black-winged stilt in Flight
  • Perched Little egret
  • African black oystercatchers napping
  • Reed cormorant in Flight

Canon Bird Photography Equipment
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera
  • Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM prime lens
  • Lexar Professional 64GB 160MB/s SD Card

Camera Focus / Exposure Settings
  • Autofocus / Case 1 / Large Zone
  • Aperture Priority (Av) / Manual (M) Modes 
  • Aperture: f/5.6 - f/8
  • Auto-ISO (120 - 640)
  • Shutter Speed: 1/500s - 1/2500s
  • Handheld

Image Post-Processing
Adobe Lightroom Classic (Version 13)

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African Oystercatcher Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
African Oystercatcher : Diep River Woodbridge Island

African Sacred Ibis Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
African Sacred Ibis in Flight : Diep River Woodbridge Island

Black-Crowned Night Heron Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Black-Crowned Night Heron in Flight : Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island

Levaillant's Cisticola Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Levaillant's Cisticola : Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island

Little Egret in Flight : Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Little Egret in Flight : Diep River Woodbridge Island

Grey Heron in Flight : Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Grey Heron in Flight : Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island

White-Breasted Cormorant Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
White-Breasted Cormorant : Diep River Woodbridge Island

Yellow-Billed Ducks Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Yellow-Billed Ducks : Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island

Black-Winged Stilt Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Black-Winged Stilt in Flight : Diep River Woodbridge Island

Little Egret Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Perched Little Egret : Diep River, Woodbridge Island

African Oystercatchers Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
African Oystercatchers : Table Bay Nature Reserve Woodbridge Island

Reed Cormorant Diep River Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Reed Cormorant in Flight : Diep River Woodbridge Island

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Blue Hour Landscape Photography Training Cape Town

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Private Landscape and Photography Training Courses / Sessions

Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography Training
Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography : Sea Point, Cape Town

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Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography Training Milnerton, Cape Town

This offer is available for individual photographers or small group bookings (up to four delegates). With scalable training rates from two to four delegates.

Flexible Training Dates
Sessions to be scheduled with individual delegates / groups in terms of everybody's availability and could be during the week / weekends.

Training Objective: Blue Hour Photography
To assist the developing Canon EOS photographer with mastering landscape and long exposure photography with the main focus on blue hour long exposures working with changing natural light (before sunrise and then sunset and beyond).

Required Photography Equipment
Any Canon DSLR camera with any lens in the 10mm - 70mm focal length range. (i.e. the Canon EF-S 18-55mm lens is more than suitable). A sturdy tripod is a mandatory requirement for long exposure photography.

Blue Hour Landscape Photography Essentials

"Blue hour is a captivating time for landscape photography, occurring during the transition between day and night when the sun is below the horizon but still illuminates the sky with a deep blue hue. This period provides a unique and soft light that can enhance the mood and atmosphere of your photographs. Here are some tips for capturing stunning blue hour landscape photos:

1. Timing is Key
  • Blue hour generally occurs during the 20-30 minutes before sunrise and after sunset. Check the local time for sunrise and sunset in your location to plan accordingly.

2. Scout Locations in Advance
  • Identify interesting landscapes and compositions during daylight hours. This preparation will help you make the most of the limited blue hour time.

3. Use a Tripod
  • The low light conditions during the blue hour require longer exposure times, so using a tripod is essential to avoid camera shake and ensure sharp images.

4. Adjust White Balance
  • Set your camera's white balance to "Tungsten" or manually adjust it to a cooler temperature. This helps enhance the natural blue tones of the scene.

5. Shoot in RAW
  •  Capture images in RAW format to retain more information and flexibility during post-processing.

6. Experiment with Exposure Settings
  • Since light levels are changing rapidly during the blue hour, experiment with different shutter speeds and apertures to find the optimal settings for your scene.

7. Include Foreground Elements
  • Incorporate interesting foreground elements to add depth and context to your photos. This could be a silhouette of a tree, rocks, or any other object that complements the landscape.

8. Use Graduated Neutral Density Filters
  • Graduated ND filters can help balance the exposure between the bright sky and darker foreground, especially when there's a significant contrast in light.

9. Long Exposure Techniques
  • Consider using longer exposure times to capture movement in clouds, water, or other elements. This can create a dreamy and ethereal effect.

10. Bracketing for HDR
  • Bracket your shots to capture a range of exposures, especially if there's a high contrast between the bright sky and darker landscape. This allows you to create HDR (High Dynamic Range) images in post-processing.

11. Silhouettes and Reflections
  • Utilize silhouettes of mountains, trees, or other elements against the colorful sky. Additionally, bodies of water can provide beautiful reflections of the blue hour sky.

12. Post-Processing
  • Fine-tune your images in post-processing to enhance colors, contrast, and sharpness. Pay attention to the overall mood you want to convey in the final image.

Remember, blue hour photography is not just about capturing a scene but also about conveying the mood and emotion of that specific time. Experimenting with different techniques and settings will help you find your unique style during the blue hour." (Source: ChatGPT 2023)

Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography Training
Woodbridge Island, Cape Town - Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography

Training Duration
Three sessions: one theory / settings session (up to five hours) in my studio training apartment and two practical sessions (one before-sunrise session and one sunset into the night light).

Training Location
All theory / settings / exposure training is facilitated in my training studio apartment in Milnerton (opposite Woodbridge Island). Practical applications will be around Woodbridge Island / Milnerton beach.

Costing 
  • Cost per Delegate: R2 300 for the three sessions

Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography Training is also available as a Photography Training Gift Voucher

Learning Areas (theory / setting sessions)
  • Camera / Lens Settings
  • Exposure / Focus Settings
  • Long Exposure Techniques
  • Composition Guidelines
  • Introduction to post-processing (if required)

Delegates will be briefed wrt the two practical sessions in terms of time / weather and other logistics.

Contact Vernon Chalmers for more information (or discussing other requirements).

Canon Photography Private Training Courses Milnerton, Cape Town
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  • Birds in Flight Photography Workshop More
  • Canon Speedlite / Ring Lite Flash Photography Workshop More
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  • Landscape / Long Exposure Photography Workshop More

Blue Hour Long Exposure Photography Training
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01 May 2024

Image Copyright Information for South African Photographers

Image Copyright / Intellectual Property Rights for Photographers in South Africa
Image Copyright  Information for South African Photographers
Photography Copyright / Intellectual Property Rights and Infringement Warning

Copyright Infringement : Using Images Without Permission (in South Africa)

It is every photographer's own responsibility to be vigilant in terms of images being used without permission and to take the necessary steps to manage / report copyright infringement(s) to the appropriate on and / or offline establishments / advertisers / legal authorities.

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Copyright Law Applicable to Photographic Images South Africa

In South Africa, copyright law regarding photographic images is quite specific. Here are some key points:

Copyright Ownership: In South Africa, copyright automatically vests in the photographer once the photo has been created in material form. However, if the photograph is commissioned, the person who commissions the photograph obtains ownership 1.

Duration of Copyright: A copyright is valid for 50 years from when the image was first made public or first published, whichever is longest 2.

Rights of Freelance Photographers: There is a contentious issue where commissioned photographs are owned by the commissioner (client), meaning freelance photographers may have no rights to their work. This can be circumvented by mutual agreement, which then comes under contract law and overrides the default terms of the Copyright Law 3.

Use of Photographs: Photographs taken for personal use, news reports, art, information, education, and politics are generally within the rights of the photographer. However, commercial use requires signed model releases, even if the subject is a public figure or celebrity photographed in a public place 2.

These points highlight the importance of understanding and negotiating copyright terms, especially for photographers in South Africa. For more detailed information, it’s advisable to consult legal experts or refer to resources provided by photography associations and legal advisories in South Africa. (Source: Microsoft Copilot 2024)

Overview of Copyright Law, Intellectual Property and Litigation
An overview of intellectual property, copyright infringement(s) and litigation possibilities are discussed at every photography training session I facilitate in Milnerton / Woodbridge Island, Cape Town (or elsewhere).

Below are links to posts I have created here on the Vernon Chalmers Photography website of advertisers / establishments / institutions / websites using Vernon Chalmers Photography images without permission and / or prior arrangements.

The latest Vernon Chalmers Photography (Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse) Images used Without Permission is the Lighthouses South Africa website. 

Other local / international websites (mainly accommodation, travelling / tourism and advertising) using / used  a Vernon Chalmers Photography image without permission (links to posts on this website)


Original Posts are all on the Vernon Chalmers Photography website 

Example Copyright Infringement

Attached Image
: As used / amended by the Airbnb establishment

<<Bright Beachside on Woodbridge Island Using a Vernon Chalmers Image Without Permission: Bright Beachside En-suite on Woodbridge Island Using a Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island / Table Mountain Image Without Permission

It came to my attention that Bright Beachside En-suite on Woodbridge Island at www.airbnb.com is using a Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island Milnerton, Cape Town copyright image without permission.

When visiting the Bright Beachside En-suite on Woodbridge Island website the Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island Milnerton, Cape Town image is located on the View Photos section listed on the main image on the the www.airbnb.com website.

This is the Woodbridge Island image that was taken by Bright Beachside on Woodbridge Island without permission from a Vernon Chalmers website in Cape Town, South Africa. >>

www.vernonchalmers.photography/2018/03/bright-beachside-on-woodbridge-island.html

Copyright Infringement Warning to Cape Town Photographers: Bright Beachside on Woodbridge Island Using a Vernon Chalmers Image Without Permission
Copyright Infringement Warning: Bright Beachside on Woodbridge Island Using a Vernon Chalmers Image Without Permission

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Latest Vernon Chalmers Photography Image Used Without Permission - Lighthouses South Africa

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History of Milnerton and Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

The old Wooden Bridge (in daily use) - Woodbridge Island  (Circa 1977)

The Wooden Bridge (in daily use) - WoodBridge Island  (Circa 1977)
 From The History of Milnerton by Eric Rosenthal Page 59 (Photo: Johan Du Plessis)

Suburb of Milnerton, Cape Town
The Cape Town suburb of Milnerton was established in 1902 on the site of the old farm, Janbiesjeskraal, and was named in honour of Sir Alfred Milner, Cape Governor 1897-1901. The railway line from Milnerton Junction reached Milnerton on 22 September 1904.
Source: SA History Museum

Exploring Milnerton’s Rich History >> TableTalk

History of Milnerton by Eric Rosenthal (1980)

Free PDF Book Download: History of Milnerton >>

Book / PDF Book Chapters

  • Township in the Wilderness 
  • Wartime Worries 
  • Sales Campaign 
  • The Coming of the Railway 
  • An Old Time Outing 
  • A Rugby 'Ground' and other Schemes 
  • A Racecourse is Born 
  • Travelling Salesmen 
  • Better Times 
  • Shaping a Community 
  • The First World War and After 
  • Housing Schemes 
  • The First Local Board 
  • The 'Winton' 
  • A Leap Forward 
  • Another World War 
  • Chances for Ex-Soldiers 
  • Scheme for a Municipality 
  • The New Town 
  • Municipal Advance 
  • Table View and other Expansion 
  • Residential Growth 
  • Civic Spirit 
  • Black, Brown and White 
  • Planning Ahead 
  • Milnerton – Today 

Published by the Milnerton Municipality

Design and Art Direction Credit: Bob Baker, Cape Town

Colour Photography (Image Credit): Johan du Plessis, Cape Town

Draft Plan (with Images) for The Milnerton Wooden Bridge, Woodbridge Island 2008
The Wooden Bridge (Erf 20315 Milnerton) Heritage Statement & Conservation Management Plan Prepared in Compliance with Section 27 of the National Heritage Resource Act Act (NHTA) June 2008 View Draft Plan >>

Milnerton, Cape Town Historical Society Facebook Group 

Image from The History of Milnerton by Eric Rosenthal (1980)
Historic Milnerton Map

Additional Facts about Milnerton, Cape Town
"Milnerton is a suburb located on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. It is situated along the Atlantic Ocean coastline, approximately 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) north of Cape Town's city centre. Milnerton is known for its beautiful beaches, stunning views of Table Mountain, and its proximity to various attractions.

History of Milnerton, a charming suburb in Cape Town:

"Origins and Naming:

  • Milnerton was established in 1902 on the site of the old farm called Janbiesjeskraal.
  • The suburb was named in honor of Sir Alfred Milner, who served as the Cape Governor from 1897 to 1901.
  • The railway line from Milnerton Junction reached Milnerton on September 22, 1904.
  • With the arrival of the railway, the area began to grow steadily.


Geographical Beauty and Amenities
:

  • Milnerton is situated approximately 11 kilometers from Cape Town’s city center.
  • It is the oldest of the suburbs along the northern Table Bay.
  • The suburb boasts stunning properties, a shimmering lagoon, and a golf course.
  • From a residential perspective, Milnerton offers spectacular views over the bay toward Table Mountain.
  • The area is well-served with an active commercial center, booming residential areas along the coastline, and ample entertainment options.


Recreational Activities and Landmarks
:

  • Milnerton is a popular spot for various water activities:
    • Jet skiing
    • Surfing
    • Bodyboarding
    • Rafting down the lagoon
    • Fishing and prawn fishing
    • Canoe paddling on the lagoon (canoeists enjoy both the view and the adventure)

  • Notable attractions include:
    • Zonnekus: The beautiful Dutch home built in 1929 on Woodbridge Island.
    • Milnerton Golf Course
    • Milnerton Lighthouse: A 21-meter-high cylindrical tower with a revolving electric optic that produces over 800,000 candela. It was completed in March 1960 and has a long history.
    • Milnerton’s beach, known for its spectacular views of Table Mountain and superb cleanliness due to regular patrols and waste bins.


Shipwrecks and Maritime History
:

  • Interestingly, the coastline from Green Point to Milnerton has witnessed the wrecking of over 150 ships—more than any other coastline in South Africa!

Milnerton’s rich history, natural beauty, and recreational offerings make it a delightful place to explore and reside." (Source: Microsoft Copilot)


Some notable features and attractions in Milnerton, Cape Town, include:

1. Milnerton Beach: This expansive sandy beach offers breathtaking views of Table Mountain and is a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and beach sports. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the ocean scenery.

2. Milnerton Golf Club: As mentioned earlier, Milnerton Golf Club is one of the oldest golf courses in South Africa. It offers a challenging 18-hole course with stunning views of Table Mountain and the surrounding area.

3. Canal Walk Shopping Centre: Located adjacent to Milnerton, Canal Walk is one of Africa's largest shopping malls. It features a wide range of stores, boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment options, making it a popular destination for shopping and leisure activities.

4. Woodbridge Island: Woodbridge Island is a residential area situated in Milnerton, known for its scenic canals, beachfront homes, and views of Table Mountain. It is a peaceful and picturesque neighborhood worth exploring.

5. Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Rietvlei is a nature reserve situated in the Milnerton area. It is home to various bird species and offers walking trails, bird hides, and picnic spots for visitors to enjoy the natural surroundings.

6. Milnerton Lighthouse: The iconic Milnerton Lighthouse, located on Woodbridge Island, is a historic landmark that adds to the charm of the area. It has been a navigation aid for ships entering Table Bay since 1960.

Milnerton is well-connected to Cape Town's city centre and other suburbs through major roadways, such as the N1 and N7 highways. It offers a mix of residential areas, commercial establishments, natural beauty, and recreational opportunities, making it an attractive destination for both residents and visitors in Cape Town." (Source: ChatGPT 2023)

Woodbridge Island Bridges View 

Milnerton Lighthouse Woodbridge Island View 

Table Mountain Cape Town From Milnerton View

Poor Water / Sewage Management into the Milnerton Lagoon  / Woodbridge Island View

The Wooden Bridge Today - Woodbridge Island, Milnerton Cape Town (Photo: Vernon Chalmers)
The old Wooden Bridge - Woodbridge Island, Milnerton Cape Town (Photo: Vernon Chalmers)

Woodbridge Island | Cape Town Photography

Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island Photography Training

Woodbridge Island after Sunset

"Capturing the Essence of Nature Around Woodbridge Island, Cape Town." - Vernon Chalmers

Woodbridge Island
"Woodbridge Island is a picturesque residential area located in Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa. Situated on a small island, it offers a unique coastal living experience with stunning views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Here's some more information about Woodbridge Island:

1. Location: Woodbridge Island is located approximately 10 kilometers north of Cape Town's city center, making it easily accessible from the city. It is situated in Milnerton, a coastal suburb known for its beautiful beaches and views.

2. Residential Area: Woodbridge Island is primarily a residential community that features a mix of housing options. There are apartments, townhouses, and some larger luxury homes, making it suitable for various lifestyles and preferences.

3. Security and Amenities: The island is a gated community with 24-hour security, ensuring the safety and peace of mind of its residents. Woodbridge Island offers a range of amenities, including a communal swimming pool, tennis courts, and well-maintained gardens and pathways.

4. Beach and Water Activities: One of the main attractions of Woodbridge Island is its direct access to the beach. Residents can enjoy walks along the sandy shoreline, indulge in water sports like kiteboarding and windsurfing, or simply relax and take in the ocean views.

5. Birdlife and Nature: Woodbridge Island is known for its abundant birdlife, including flamingos, herons, and other water birds. The island's natural surroundings provide opportunities for birdwatching and enjoying the tranquillity of the coastal environment.

6. Views and Photography: With its proximity to the ocean and Table Mountain, Woodbridge Island offers fantastic photography opportunities. The island provides scenic views of the iconic Table Mountain, especially during sunrise and sunset, creating a stunning backdrop for photographers.

7. Nearby Attractions: Woodbridge Island is conveniently located near various attractions and amenities. Milnerton Beach, with its wide sandy stretches, is a popular spot for beachgoers. The nearby Milnerton Golf Course offers opportunities for golf enthusiasts, while the vibrant city center of Cape Town is just a short drive away.

Woodbridge Island is a sought-after residential area that combines coastal living with convenient access to urban amenities. It appeals to those seeking a tranquil and scenic environment while still being close to the vibrant city of Cape Town." (Source: ChatGPT 2024)

About Woodbridge Island Photography
Nature photos from various photographic genres ranging from birds in flight (high-speed action), landscapes / seascapes (wide / ultra-wide) to flowers (macro / wide) will frequently are published here on the Vernon Chalmers Photography website for recording the scenic nature of Woodbridge Island.

Documenting the Woodbridge Island Bird Species
The Woodbridge Island Photography initiative is also used for documenting the various bird species around (perched and in-flight) the Woodbridge Island, Milnerton Lagoon, Diep River and Table Bay Nature Reserve areas.

History of Milnerton / Woodbridge Island

History of Milnerton / Woodbridge Island

Bridges of Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Bridges of Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Restoration of the Wooden Bridge, Woodbridge Island
Restoration of the Wooden Bridge Woodbridge Island

Milnerton Lighthouse Views Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Milnerton Lighthouse Views Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Table Mountain Views From Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Table Mountain views From Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Milnerton Beach Sunset Views Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Milnerton Beach Sunset Views Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Birds in Flight Photography Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Birds in Flight Photography Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Bird Species Woodbridge Island, Table Bay Nature Reserve
Bird Species Woodbridge Island, Table Bay Nature Reserve

Old Wooden Bridge After Sunset - WoodBridge Island, Cape Town
Old Wooden Bridge After Sunset - WoodBridge Island, Cape Town

Copyright Infringement Warning to Cape Town Photographers
Copyright Infringement Warning to Cape Town Photographers

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Vernon Chalmers Copyright: Woodbridge Island Photography, Cape Town
Please do not use / re-publish any Vernon Chalmers Woodbridge Island, Milnerton Cape Town Photography images without permission. View the Vernon Chalmers Photography Copyright Policy for more more information.

Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

'Woodbridge Island is a picturesque residential area located in Cape Town, South Africa. Situated near Milnerton and surrounded by the beautiful waters of the Milnerton Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean, Woodbridge Island is renowned for its stunning views and relaxed coastal lifestyle.

The island features a mix of residential properties, including apartments, townhouses, and some luxury homes. Residents enjoy the proximity to the beach, with some properties offering direct access to the sandy shores. The area is also known for its scenic views of Table Mountain and Robben Island.

Woodbridge Island is a popular spot for outdoor activities such as kite surfing, windsurfing, and leisurely walks along the beach. Additionally, the Milnerton Golf Club is nearby, offering a great golfing experience with views of Table Mountain.

With its coastal charm, beautiful scenery, and convenient location not far from Cape Town's city center, Woodbridge Island is an attractive place for residents and visitors seeking a relaxed beachside lifestyle." (Source: Chat CPT 2024)

Copyright Vernon Chalmers - The Old Wooden Bridge After Sunset: Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
The Old Wooden Bridge After Sunset: Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Sunset Signal Hill Lion's Head over Woodbridge Island Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Sunset: Signal Hill and Lion's Head over Woodbridge Island : From Arnhem, Milnerton

Image: Copyright Vernon Chalmers - Main Bridge Before  Sunrise: Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Main Bridge Before Sunrise: Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Image: Copyright Vernon Chalmers - Woodbridge Island From Arnhem Milnerton, Cape Town
Woodbridge Island From Arnhem Milnerton, Cape Town

Image: Copyright Vernon Chalmers - Wooden Bridge / Table Mountain: Woodbridge Island, Cape Town
Wooden Bridge / Table Mountain: Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Copyright Vernon Chalmers - Wooden Bridge Woodbridge Island  Cape Town (Before Restoration)
Wooden Bridge Woodbridge Island  Cape Town (Before Restoration)

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