Makalu from French Camp

Makalu from French Camp (approx 16,700 ft / 5100 meters). Evening light shines on the southwestern slopes of the great peak.
The foreground is an ice-covered stream flowing on the moraine of the Barun Glacier.
A 2 stop graduated neutral density filter was used to compensate for the contrast in lighting between the sunny peak and icy shadow.

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TimB

TimB - Jan 16, 2011 6:27 pm - Voted 10/10

The contrast

between the light and the shade is truly remarkable.

A really good photo.

Nelson

Nelson - Jan 17, 2011 5:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: The contrast

Thanks very much, appreciate the comment. This is scanned from a slide and I should redo that, I've improved my scanning technique these days. This is an amazing area!

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