Palisades from Dusy Basin. From left to right: Mt. Agassiz, Mt. Winchell, Thunderbolt Peak, Starlight Peak, North Palisade - July 2007


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gracia - Jul 24, 2007 2:50 am - Voted 10/10

amazing pic!

BRAVO!. Perfect colors; really a beautiful landscape!.

Greetings from Spain,

- Gracia


Misha - Jul 24, 2007 3:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: amazing pic!

Thanks Gracia. Greetings from California


Misha - Jul 24, 2007 3:43 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thank you


alex_vega - Jul 24, 2007 8:57 am - Voted 10/10


...great shot. We have here POW ! I hope. Thank you for posting.

Cheers, Alex


Misha - Jul 24, 2007 3:43 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Uooou...

Thanks Alex. We'll see about POW. There are lots of amazing photographers on SP who may challenge it :)


peninsula - Jul 24, 2007 9:17 am - Voted 10/10

Range of Light

Outstanding photo! Love the color and love that location. Great angle on the light!


Misha - Jul 24, 2007 3:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Range of Light

Thanks. Light was very beautiful that evening. I took this photo right after a major storm cleared.


peninsula - Jul 25, 2007 8:31 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Range of Light

Curious about the camera settings. I imagine you must pack a tripod for these long exposures. I'm going up over Taboose this year and plan to pack in a tripod for the first time (a "real" tripod instead of one of those six-inch jobbers). Going to try more of those Polarizer/GND filter combinations.


Misha - Jul 25, 2007 12:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Range of Light

Sure. I do carry a tripod - it is one of the lightest Gitzo 6x carbon fiber models; it only weights a little bit over 1lb. I also use a Really Right Stuff ballhead. That rig is very sturdy although not very high off the ground. I have to squat to take photos (I am 6' tall) but it is manageable. Besides that, I carry an array of GND filters (polarizer never comes off my lens), remote shutter release, a couple of batteries and a solar panel for recharging them (on longer trips).
As far as camera settings for this particular photo: Canon 5D, Canon EF-S 17-40L, f/13, 26mm, ISO100, 0.8sec

I hope that this helps!


peninsula - Jul 25, 2007 12:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Range of Light

Yes, that does help, Misha. I just bought a Gitzo 6x carbon and a Giotto MH 1302 ballhead. I'm looking forward to packing in with a Nikon 17-35 f/2.8 on a D80.


Misha - Jul 25, 2007 12:30 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Range of Light

Awesome! Good luck and I look forward to seeing your new Sierra photos! :)


peninsula - Aug 16, 2007 8:48 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Range of Light

Hi Misha,

I completed my trip report if you would like a sample of my new Sierra photos:



lilmantis - Jul 24, 2007 2:42 pm - Voted 10/10


What a great shot!


Misha - Jul 24, 2007 3:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Thanks

Thanks for your comment and vote.


slowbutsteady - Jul 24, 2007 4:46 pm - Voted 10/10

color enhanced?

Was this film (type?) or digital with enhancement filter? Simply wonderful however it was done. Thank you.


Misha - Jul 24, 2007 4:55 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: color enhanced?

Thanks. This is digital shot with Canon 5D and two filters (polarizer and graduated neutral density). I already commented about color saturation to a different person - see my note on the previous page.

Mtn. Escape

Mtn. Escape - Jul 24, 2007 9:24 pm - Voted 10/10

Sweet Shot!

And beautiful image gallery. You have some of the most spectacular photographs of the the Sierras on Summit Post. Thanks for sharing!


SJD - Jul 24, 2007 11:23 pm - Voted 10/10

Magical .....

I think there is room in Bishop for another studio.


jensenl - Jul 24, 2007 11:40 pm - Hasn't voted


I love how Winchell looks from this side. Climbed Agassiz last year, great view from the top, and yes, much more snow last year, even in September.


Lodewijk - Jul 25, 2007 2:44 am - Voted 10/10


One of the best I've seen in a long time, really impressive! Cheers

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