Today Cape Town was featured on Mashable, and that’s kind of a big deal.

This photo, taken in 2014 by South African and UK photographer Eric Nathan, is probably one of the most spectacular I’ve seen of the ‘big rock by the sea’ and was winner of the 6th annual 2015 International Earth & Sky Photo Contest, a competition which honours photographers who venture out into the night to snap brilliant images of the sky.

In photographers terms, the photo consists of a stack of over 900 30-second exposures, creating the effect of the star trails above Table Mountain.

Here you have it, in all of its glory:


Watch the video of all the entries in the competition.

Photography Eric Nathan

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