Classic view of Mont Blanc...

Classic view of Mont Blanc from Chamonix with grazing cow. August, 1959

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climber21

climber21 - Aug 25, 2005 11:24 pm - Voted 10/10

how?

How could anyone vote fewer than four stars for this photo? It's beautiful! =-)

Nyle Walton

Nyle Walton - Apr 15, 2006 3:59 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: how?

After having climbed Mont Blanc in 1959, I was casually walking along the road south of Chamonix when I spotted a cow that provided a perfect foreground for composing this picture. It has won more praises than any other picture I have taken.

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Apr 15, 2006 1:55 pm - Voted 6/10

Less contrast please!

Yes, a beautiful photo, but it could certainly do with at lot less contrast.

om

om - Oct 12, 2007 4:27 am - Voted 10/10

attachment

Mont blanc is not visible here : would be better to attach to Dome du Gouter and Aiguille du Gouter

Nyle Walton

Nyle Walton - Oct 13, 2007 10:19 am - Hasn't voted

You are right but...

The actual summit is barely visible on the upper left along the ridge above the Dome du Gouter.

Lodewijk

Lodewijk - Feb 3, 2010 3:26 pm - Voted 10/10

Is it me

Is it me or is there far more snow on the Mont Blanc then there is today...Sad to see...but great picture!
Lodewijk

Nyle Walton

Nyle Walton - Jul 9, 2010 11:10 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Is it me

Perhaps so. This picture was taken in early August, 1959.

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