Magic below the surface

Lower and upper Cerovacke Pecine caves are most beautiful on Velebit. They are located in the belly of Crnopac (1404m), highest peak of SE Velebit. This shot was taken at the entrance into the Lower Cerovacka Pecina cave, which is in winter decorated with ice stalagmites.

Photo: Aleksandar Gospic

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Nelson

Nelson - Jun 4, 2004 8:36 am - Hasn't voted

There's something you don't see everyday.

A parade of ice-men. Nice work, velebit.

Velebit

Velebit - Jun 4, 2004 10:39 am - Hasn't voted

Re: There's something you don't see everyday.

Thanks Nelson! Yes, like ice-man, and there is lot of small ones on the floor which are not well visible here, they remind me of Dickman's sweets. I don't know if you know those, chocolate domes filled with white cream, same shape like these ice replicas :-)

tomi

tomi - Jun 4, 2004 8:00 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice work Velebit!

Beautiful colors.

Velebit

Velebit - Jun 5, 2004 6:35 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice work Velebit!

Thanks Mirza!

wuedesau

wuedesau - Jun 10, 2004 2:54 am - Voted 10/10

exceptional photo

I found another similarity to Tennengebirge!

Velebit

Velebit - Jun 14, 2004 6:34 am - Hasn't voted

Re: exceptional photo

Thanks Klaus! That's the beauty of karst :-)

Edie Howe - Mar 30, 2005 10:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Stunning image!

What an incredible photo! those stalagmites seem to be lit from within, almost glowing.



What lighting was there, and what sort of camera did you use?



Thank you so much for sharing!

Velebit

Velebit - Mar 31, 2005 8:32 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Stunning image!

Thank you Edie! It was combination of artificial light from head lamp which was put on the floor and directed to the ceiling of the cave tunnel and natural light which is coming from right where is narrow entrance. Combination with natural light only also looks great; background is black with only shining blue ice stalagmites, but I posted this one because of more color and it shows more of environment. I use Olympus C8080, 8mp digital camera.

Cheers,

Aleksandar

tomi

tomi - Mar 31, 2005 10:17 am - Voted 10/10

Hi Sasha

exellent again. : )

Velebit

Velebit - Apr 1, 2005 8:46 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hi Sasha

Thanks again Mirza! :-)

tuntun

tuntun - Oct 15, 2006 7:32 am - Hasn't voted

Hello

You are a excellent photographer. And you are a geologist too?
I love all of your photos. Thanks for sharing.

Mark Doiron

Mark Doiron - Feb 25, 2007 7:06 pm - Voted 10/10

I've Added This ..

Velebit--I've added this image to the Worth Another Look custom object. If that's a problem, PM me and I'll remove it. --mark d.

Velebit

Velebit - Feb 26, 2007 12:16 am - Hasn't voted

Re: I've Added This ..

Mark, of course it is not a problem! I don't mind if photos are attached to SP's galleries. It stays here :-) Thanks for letting me know! Cheers!

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