By Joseph E. Salvatore, Joan Berkey
The beach inn of Cape may well was once named for Dutchman Cornelis Mey, who sailed previous this a part of southeastern New Jersey in 1616. initially referred to as Cape Island, the realm used to be settled by way of a handful of English-speaking farmers and whalers within the 1690s. via 1776, it was once marketed as a favored, fit position for bathing within the ocean. the 1st boardinghouses have been erected within the early 1800s, and through 1850, town boasted approximately dozen. tourists got here from Philadelphia, Baltimore, or even the Deep South, many development summer time cottages alongside the shore. The institution of rail carrier in 1863 introduced a brand new period of development or even extra motels. even though a devastating fireplace in 1878 destroyed numerous of the oldest, they have been quickly changed by way of new lodges and cottages boasting wide porches and eaves lavished with gingerbread trim. this present day, so much of Cape might urban is a countrywide old Landmark in popularity of its well-preserved choice of Victorian-era structures. Cape could showcases the wealthy architectural and leisure history of this coastal New Jersey city.
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The photograph was taken at sunset. Karijini National Park, Western Australia Pentax 645D, Pentax SMC DA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW lens, 2 seconds, f11, ISO 100, tripod 51 WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE Little waterfall at Dales Gorge Ignacio Palacios, New South Wales After the steep walk down to the depths of Dales Gorge, a 15-minute walk to the right-hand side of the trail will lead you to an area with great little waterfalls. Some of them are very photogenic and can be shot from amazing angles. 8 lens, 2 seconds, f11, ISO 100, tripod 52 WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE Tidal reflections Jarrod Castaing, New South Wales Tea trees glow in the first rays of morning light along the still waters of Tidal River at mainland Australia’s southernmost point – Wilsons Promontory.
5L USM macro lens, 1/200, f8, ISO 100, Canon Speedlite 580EX, handheld 27 B o ta n i c a l S u bj e c t This may be a portrait or a habitat shot. 28 BOTANICAL Subject – Winner Fungi in mist Raoul Slater, Queensland Each morning for a fortnight, a cluster of fungi would erupt out of a pile of wood chips overnight but be withered up and gone a few hours after sunrise. I would lie in the mulch and push my macro lens through the mushrooms, looking for effects of atmosphere in the misty light. 6, ISO 400, handheld ‘It’s hard to make mushrooms exciting, but this photographer has captured a strong, atmospheric image that has a great composition and transcendent quality.
It was a breathtaking experience to be so close to the bird and also to photograph it. I never did get to photograph the lizard I was after! 2, ISO 100, in-built flash, handheld 25 ANIMAL PORTRAIT Green Tree Python (Morelia viridis) Stephen Zozaya, Queensland Betraying its relatively recent land connection with New Guinea, Cape York Peninsula harbours several animal species that are found nowhere else in Australia but are widespread in New Guinea. Green Tree Pythons are one of those animals, being restricted in Australia to rainforests of the Iron and McIlwraith ranges.