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4am @ 5400m on the route up Kala Patthar.
One of the most extraordinary sunrises I am sure I will ever see.

The valley below is the Kumbu Glacier which is just out of shot.
Worth a look at the large version if you get the chance.

Thanks again for all the comments on this series. Smile

Cheers, Paul

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:EFS 17-85 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:lighting the tip
Username:paulstefan paulstefan
Uploaded:16 Nov 2007 - 1:21 PM
Tags:Everest, Everest base camp trip, Himalayas, Khumbu region, Landscape / travel, Mountains
Votes:84

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 8MalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 1:24 PM

Another amazing & beautiful image, especially viewed LARGE.

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graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2007 - 1:26 PM

Amazing! love the sky and the light hitting the mountain

Graeme

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Bollie
Bollie  7 Netherlands
16 Nov 2007 - 1:30 PM

Wow, great shot Paul...I love it !

Peter

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John Giddings
16 Nov 2007 - 1:39 PM

Stunning!

John

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TommyStr
TommyStr  8 Norway3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 2:09 PM

Amazing again..! i'm sure the epz size dosen't even come close to do the shot justice though.

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Dennis_Bromage
16 Nov 2007 - 2:10 PM

Another amazing shot, just love the way the light is clipping the top of the distant mountain. Iíve been looking a your portfolio and for my money itís one of if not the best on EPZ

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49er
49er  7564 forum posts
16 Nov 2007 - 2:15 PM

Stunning image... Really outstanding

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paulstefan
16 Nov 2007 - 3:10 PM

Hey, thanks folks. Much appreciated.
Paul..

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LongDucDong
16 Nov 2007 - 3:14 PM

Is that ever beautiful!!!! Amazing capture!

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paulcr
paulcr e2 Member 91536 forum postspaulcr vcard Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 3:29 PM

Really enjoying this series. Can't wait for the next one. Paul

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Codiac
Codiac  7299 forum posts Northern Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 3:29 PM

This has been an amazing series, and this is no exception. keep em coming.

Gary

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User_Removed
16 Nov 2007 - 3:35 PM

Fabulous. Worth getting up early for.

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Jou©o
Jou©o  956 forum posts Finland
16 Nov 2007 - 3:42 PM

you are so lucky to witness all this........

Jouko

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 4:05 PM

Must have been some sight Paul

Les F

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rusmi
rusmi  1035 forum posts Italy1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 4:21 PM

magnificent! Very happy to be the 30click, well deserved!

Tom

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PaulHolloway
16 Nov 2007 - 4:22 PM

Glorious mountain image.

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
16 Nov 2007 - 4:50 PM

Great shot,love it.

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proz
proz  9205 forum posts United States
16 Nov 2007 - 5:26 PM

brilliant image

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 5:26 PM

Extraordinary indeed Paul. Quality in adverse conditions. Ron.

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paulstefan
16 Nov 2007 - 5:43 PM

Thanks again folks
Paul..

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Gareth_H
Gareth_H  7 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2007 - 5:47 PM

Wow, Amazing Shot.

Gareth

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POOCHIE
POOCHIE  8 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 6:00 PM

Stunning, and your getting some good mileage from that lens.

Pooch.

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cuffit
cuffit  7160 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 6:33 PM

Paul, out of this world and the sort of picture you see selling in the shops. By the way, I can't see the large version which normally pops up when logged in which is a shame. Chris

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Paintman e2 Member 7789 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom171 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 6:53 PM

I think this is a great image. Superb work.
Alan.

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gerdoms
gerdoms  10239 forum posts England7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2007 - 9:05 AM

it doesn't look real as if the sky is added later by the way the sharp edges are almost too sharp. i expect that its a product of the distintly different exposure values for the two elements. i like it though would have preferred to see more below.

gerry

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paulstefan
17 Nov 2007 - 9:43 AM

Thanks guys.

Gerry - it didn't look real when I was there either.

Cheers, Paul

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paulstefan
17 Nov 2007 - 11:31 AM

And thanks Pete
Smile

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scott_jessuk
17 Nov 2007 - 12:04 PM

Very nice Paul, great image yet again.

Scott

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Philip_P
Philip_P e2 Member 871 forum postsPhilip_P vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2007 - 1:41 PM

Amazing shot & experience for you
Phil

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ade_mcfade  1014554 forum posts England216 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2007 - 2:37 PM

pretty mental sky there Paul Smile

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MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2007 - 2:59 PM

Superb Paul, presentation is superb too.

Mark.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
18 Nov 2007 - 9:31 PM

EXTRAORDINARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JNC

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steve allsopp
18 Nov 2007 - 10:12 PM

erm, wow!
cheers

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martinl e2 Member 10246 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Nov 2007 - 1:53 PM

Excellent stuff Paul.

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pfheyes
pfheyes  9254 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2007 - 6:26 PM

Classic mountain photography - an absolute belter.

Pete

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paulstefan
26 Nov 2007 - 10:30 AM

Thanks guys
Paul..

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PatrickSmith
26 Nov 2007 - 4:48 PM

Un(you know what-ing)believable!
Patrick

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HowardA
HowardA  7231 forum posts
30 Nov 2007 - 5:35 PM

What an excellent series. Beautiful.
Howard

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
11 Dec 2007 - 12:40 PM

Superb series. Thankyou for sharing these fabulous images.
Dot

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