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Many thanks your all your comments on my last upload very much appreciated.

Also special thanks to Les and Dave for taking the time to award the image one of their UA again very much appreciated.

Back to the mountains for this one with the final rays of the setting sun turning the few clouds golden.
This is looking toward Mont blanc from the Italian side with the small peak on the thirds being the Aiguille du Midi (I think)

Thanks for looking
Regards Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Mar 2013 - 6:19 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Golden light across Mont blanc massif
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:21 Mar 2013 - 8:57 AM
Tags:Aosta valley, Italy, Landscape / travel, Mont blanc, Pila, Sunset
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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:00 AM

Very beautiful and stunning image ,Richard,vey well done,
saeid

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RonnieAG
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21 Mar 2013 - 9:09 AM

The low sun and warm light catching on these clouds contrasts so well with the cool shadowed mountain tops: you were there at just the right time.
Ronnie.

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:10 AM

Thanks Saeid and Ronnie

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rontear
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21 Mar 2013 - 9:28 AM

Spectacular light Richard, you cannot refuse to press a shutter when presented with this !!!
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ColleenA
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21 Mar 2013 - 9:51 AM

Wow a stunning image

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Meheecho
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21 Mar 2013 - 9:59 AM

Superb image full of warm light and colour
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NDODS
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21 Mar 2013 - 10:37 AM

Breathtaking light, beautifully controlled and captured Richard.

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Joline
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21 Mar 2013 - 10:59 AM

This alone would make the trip worthwhile. What a fabulous sight.

(I can also see several faces in the cloud, but my first impression was a golden bull rising over the mountain...the stuff of myths.)

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morpheus1955
21 Mar 2013 - 11:09 AM

Stunning shot Richard, fabulous light and great composition

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digital_boi
21 Mar 2013 - 12:10 PM

good un Richard

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21 Mar 2013 - 12:13 PM

Amazing the clouds are spectacular Richard

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21 Mar 2013 - 12:45 PM

Love that light Smile

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WhiteRose1
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21 Mar 2013 - 12:51 PM

Beautifully lit, Richard, especially with the mountains behind still in shadow.

Dave

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AnneWorner
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21 Mar 2013 - 1:23 PM

Beautiful evening light captured here Richard. Like it very much.

Anne

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Daisymaye
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21 Mar 2013 - 1:26 PM

So beautiful when the sun does things like this. Perfect timing......Sandy

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21 Mar 2013 - 1:33 PM

Many thanks for all your comments everyone - very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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mauriceegan
21 Mar 2013 - 1:55 PM

Beautiful image Richard
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danbrann
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21 Mar 2013 - 2:01 PM

Magical Richard. It must have been exciting to photograph it.

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TrevBatWCC
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21 Mar 2013 - 3:43 PM

Very lovely Richard, and what wonderful light this is, stunning capture Smile
Trev Smile

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21 Mar 2013 - 3:53 PM

The gold looks like flames of fire SmileSmile
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21 Mar 2013 - 4:43 PM

Great light well captured - Nice image that I like a lot!!

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AnnChown
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21 Mar 2013 - 5:35 PM

The clouds catching the last of the evening's light are spectacular. Must have been some sight! Smile
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21 Mar 2013 - 6:01 PM

This is quite surreal Richard...excellent viewing...

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21 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

Superb image !
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22 Mar 2013 - 5:33 AM

Great light on the clouds

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22 Mar 2013 - 10:54 AM

Wonderful view, beautifully captured Richard.
Regards,
Rende

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22 Mar 2013 - 11:17 AM

Thanks for all your comments everyone
Regards Richard

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22 Mar 2013 - 11:27 AM

Lovely image Richard, you were in the right place at the right time, great work.
Tom.

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samarmishra
22 Mar 2013 - 4:05 PM

Lovely image and very well presented.. good low light image..

Samar..

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22 Mar 2013 - 9:00 PM

Stunning light.

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22 Mar 2013 - 9:51 PM

Simply stunning.
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23 Mar 2013 - 2:18 PM

Great image, Richard. The mountains behind & clouds looks alike big bull with golden horns.Smile

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Nice one Richard.
Regards Roger

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Trev_B
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26 Mar 2013 - 5:48 PM

Gorgeous golden light over Monte Bianco.... well it is from the Italian sideWink

Trev

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