Baltoro Rock Towers

Copyright by Afzal

Whereas, high mountains of Baltoro bost excellent areas ranging from moderate to high altitude rock climbing through its length and breadth.


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badyl - Aug 17, 2008 4:18 am - Voted 10/10

nice one,

looks good with Tre Cime POW:)


Afzal - Aug 17, 2008 6:49 am - Hasn't voted

Re: nice one,

Thank you very much for your kind comments.
Regards, Afzal

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Wiktoria Plawska - Aug 17, 2008 6:31 pm - Voted 10/10


Photo of the day!


Afzal - Aug 18, 2008 2:07 am - Hasn't voted

Re: day

Thanks. Yes, photo of the day at summitpost!


Nikman - Aug 20, 2008 12:53 pm - Voted 10/10

nice effect

with the light and the dark clouds. Would work even better if you cut the lower part and scale it to 16:9.


Afzal - Aug 20, 2008 1:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: nice effect

Thanks for your nice comments and vote to my image. The photo taken by me is orignal, the only changes I have made in the photo is resize. I don't know how to scale it to 16:9. I would be very thankful to you if you please let me know how can scale it to 16.9,
Thanks and regards, Afzal


Nikman - Aug 21, 2008 3:16 am - Voted 10/10

Re: nice effect

Use a software like Photoshop and define a selection square with the relation 16:9.
In Photoshop you can define that directly. With other software you'd have to calculate the pixels.

For example: your picture is originally scaled in 1600x1200 which is a 4:3 format with the factor 1600/1200 = 1,333333

You want to size it to 16:9 and get lost of a lower stripe in the picture because it's to dark and want to stay at full width.

16:9 = 1,777777

The new hights is calculated to 1200x1,33333/1,77777 or exact 1200x4/3x9/16 = 1200x3/4 = 900

This means you'd have to cut 1200x300 px from your picture.

You can do that by marking a box with the sice of 1600x900 px over your picture, copy the data in the box, create a new file with 1600x900 px, paste the data from the old file into the new one. Save the new file.

If you have other resolutions the calculation will be different, but the factors always stay the same when transferring from 4:3 to 16:9.

Your picture here has a width of 800px. For 16:9 the hights is 800 x 9 / 16 = 450 px.

Since the height is 533px you'd have to cut off a stripe with the heigt of 533-450 = 83px from the bottom.


Afzal - Aug 21, 2008 3:28 am - Hasn't voted

Re: nice effect

Thank you very much for your detail reply.
Best regards, Afzal


tmtn93 - Mar 30, 2009 9:17 pm - Voted 10/10

keeps getting better

Afzal, your pictures keep getting better and better. Keep up the good work my good friend.


Afzal - Mar 31, 2009 6:17 am - Hasn't voted

Re: keeps getting better

Thank you very much for your nice comments and vote to my photos. Regards, Afzal


Marcsoltan - Apr 1, 2009 10:03 am - Voted 10/10

Beautiful photo

of a beautiful rock tower. In fact all your rock tower photos are breathtaking.
Thank you for posting all these beautiful photos Afzal.
Happy climbing,


Afzal - Nov 17, 2009 12:08 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Beautiful photo

Thank you very much my friend Marc! for your kind comments and appreciation on my work!
Best regards, Afzal

Martina MarmoŇ°ka - Nov 16, 2009 5:31 pm - Voted 10/10


One from your great collection of wonderful photos. You have very very nice photos. Thanks for them Afzal. Once I must to go to Karakoram, Pakistan mountains.


Afzal - Nov 17, 2009 12:10 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful

Thanks for your kind words about my photos. You are welcome to my beautiful country!
Best regards, Afzal

Martina MarmoŇ°ka - Nov 21, 2009 2:09 pm - Voted 10/10

Pakistan mountains

Many thanks Afzal :-) Maybe one day...


Afzal - Nov 22, 2009 2:11 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Pakistan mountains

You are welcome!


Afzal - Mar 20, 2012 5:16 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful!


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