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One more from Thyangboche. Per a previous upload, once the snow clouds lifted we were blessed with this most spectacular view of the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. You can just make out the top of Everest poking through the cloud near the left of centre of the shot.

The ridge is over 4km higher than where this shot was taken from!

Worth looking at the large one if you get the chance.

Thanks for looking and all the great comments on this series.

Cheers, Paul

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:EFS 17-85 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:the clearing ridge
Username:paulstefan paulstefan
Uploaded:12 Nov 2007 - 6:57 PM
Tags:Everest, Everest base camp trip, Himalayas, Khumbu region, Landscape / travel, Mountains, Thyangboche
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Coleslaw
Coleslaw  913403 forum posts Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 6:59 PM

brill

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Digicat  8127 forum posts
12 Nov 2007 - 7:03 PM

wow!

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evelen
evelen  10 England
12 Nov 2007 - 7:05 PM

wow what a brilliant shot .
eve.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY

Really one of those shots which will stick in the memory. Wonderful! JNC

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graeme34
graeme34  8 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 7:06 PM

Just totally stunning

Graeme

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Buffalo_Tom Plus Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:07 PM

Fantastic colur and light.
Tom.

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AidanT  849 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 7:10 PM

Fantastic, simply beautiful

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tonyheps
tonyheps  121 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:10 PM

Big WOW factor here. Fantastic lighting and sky.


regards tony

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RogH
RogH  8 England
12 Nov 2007 - 7:10 PM

Another excellent shot - great capture

Roger

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paulstefan  10509 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:11 PM

Thanks folks
Paul..

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dp  11163 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:17 PM

Thats some calender you have there Paul, a great series so far.

Dave

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Simon_Palmer
12 Nov 2007 - 7:23 PM

MORE!!!!!!!

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kitsch  9439 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:27 PM

oooh!!!! this is fabulous!

jo

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obriendavy
12 Nov 2007 - 7:35 PM

Stunning image, well captured.

Dave

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elkiebrooks
12 Nov 2007 - 7:36 PM

Truly spectacular. Great light put to even greater use. Very well presented as well.

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Briwooly  9452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 7:39 PM

A real stunner Paul and the perfect presentation

Brian.........................

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Phil_Morgan
12 Nov 2007 - 7:56 PM

Have run out of superlatives for these now!! Great stuff again.

Phil.

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robs Plus Member 11660 forum postsrobs vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:01 PM

Just.... stunning!

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ericfaragh  11123 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:13 PM

Marvellous light along the ridge.

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Paintman Plus Member 8945 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom174 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 8:19 PM

Wonderful work. Excellent lighting and scenery. Fabulous stuff.
Alan.

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JouŠo
JouŠo Plus Member 1156 forum postsJouŠo vcard Finland
12 Nov 2007 - 8:28 PM

only in Himalayas........light

jouko

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steve allsopp
12 Nov 2007 - 8:58 PM

breath taking again
cheers

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wamp  8276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 9:16 PM

Awesome view, the light is beautiful

Sean

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rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 9:30 PM

Magical, Paul. Ron.

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simon butterworth

It's a spectacular and breathtaking image, not so sure about the dark shading at the edges though.
I think it shows up much more in the smaller sizes than the large.
A small niggle in a superb capture!

Simon

P.S. If it's cloud I prepare to stand de-niggled!

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dave thelens
12 Nov 2007 - 9:51 PM

Jesus .....................................................................................................................................................................
DTL

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paulstefan  10509 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 10:05 PM

Thanks again, folks.

Stand de-niggled, Simon
Wink

Cheers, Paul

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BURNBLUE Plus Member 9BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Nov 2007 - 10:05 PM

Lovely image. Well captured Paul.

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HUMIE  8 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 - 10:59 PM

Wonderful light.
#Mike#

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HarryStan  1050 forum posts Australia
12 Nov 2007 - 11:09 PM

brilliant...

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trekpete  9 Scotland
13 Nov 2007 - 12:30 AM

Outstanding capture.

Peter

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LesF Plus Member 8179 forum postsLesF vcard 9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 8:32 AM

And they just keep on comming, another stunning image Paul

Les F

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simon butterworth

De-niggled I stand!

Simon

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martinl Plus Member 11258 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Nov 2007 - 1:49 PM

What more can you say!! Staggering stuff.

Surely these must form the basis of a book of your experiences. It's truly inspirational photography, and now makes me ponder my own shots and wonder how the hell do I try and approach this level of quality.

Martin
Smile

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Cormy  7 England
13 Nov 2007 - 2:20 PM

Amazing.Great shot.

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scott_jessuk
13 Nov 2007 - 8:25 PM

Very very impressive.

Scott

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SandyMiller
14 Nov 2007 - 4:35 PM

Magnificent light and colour - breathtaking

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dazzaman  8630 forum posts England
14 Nov 2007 - 10:04 PM

what afantastic series paul. this is top class photography. hope you had a good trip.

daz Smile

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PatrickSmith
15 Nov 2007 - 4:03 PM

It appears as though you caught just a bit of light here. ... to put it lightly! Next time get up on the ridge and use it for a foreground for Everest.... lol.. just kidding!

Patrick

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Goggz  82301 forum posts Wales72 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2007 - 9:55 PM

Marvellous view!
Goggz

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49er  9564 forum posts
16 Nov 2007 - 2:16 PM

Another stunner... Wonderful light..

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paulstefan  10509 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2007 - 3:21 PM

Thanks guys.
I would love to get on that ridge, Patrick. Smile

Cheers, Paul

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24 Nov 2007 - 9:44 PM

i like the golden light on the tops... gives a sense of peace

di

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Dotrob  9 Wales
11 Dec 2007 - 12:37 PM

Fabulous.
Dot

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