The waters off the Southern African coast are known as some of the most pristine in the world. Capturing these stunning coastlines from above brings a new perspective to these remarkable areas.
This series explores the unique world of top-down imagery along the coastline of Southern Africa. Taken from above these images offer you a completely new perspective and appreciation for the clear, blue waters off the African coastline.
Kalk Bay harbour is one of the last working fishing harbours on the Cape Peninsula. The harbour is often filled with colourful boats, painted by the fisherman to create a uniquely local attraction.
"As a photographer there is always the risk of becoming complacent with a particular style of shooting. I have found changing up my usual photography with other genres such as top-down photography has allowed me to grow and develop a better compositional eye."
- Kyle Goetsch
Llandudno Beach is made of white, clean sand giving the stunning waters their renowned aqua colour. This beach is a firm favourite for surfers due to the clean waters and protected cove. The beach is surrounded by large granite boulders and overlooked by the Table Mountain National Park.
The Cape Peninsula is home to wide variety of tidal pools fed by the open ocean. These often have unique shapes making them ideal features for top-down images.