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Crevasse

By chrisfroud
This is taken from the top of the Aiguille du Tour, in the Mont Blanc range, on the same day that I took yesteday's photo. Its another of the set of images that has made me think differently about how I take photos.

We'd walked past this crevasse but it wasn't until reaching the top that we realised just how big it was! I wanted a photo but nothing was doing its immense size justice until these three climbers came past

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: floreus, dalowsons, sugarbird and 21 more

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casey 16 26
16 May 2005 4:58AM
Great Shot! The climbers definitely make the pic! Well done for hanging around.

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exposure 15 6.0k England
16 May 2005 5:01AM
Beautiful a brilliant image and beautiful lighting and detail I really like this. and congratulations on your HC.
Pauline..
pipapelada 15 135
16 May 2005 5:05AM
Absolutely marvellous!!!! i seriously love this and the simplicity really appeals to me. Wecome to epz and congrats on the HC on only your 2nd posting
pip
adamburton 16 627 11 United Kingdom
16 May 2005 5:17AM
Superb shot Chris and very original. Would be great to see this even bigger. The people really were worth waiting for.

Great shot.

Adam.
hermin 15 2 Israel
16 May 2005 5:20AM
good use of negative space
icafe 16 19 Canada
16 May 2005 5:21AM
Excellent capture and composition done with purpose and patience.
Arthur Smile
paulstefan 15 509 1 United Kingdom
16 May 2005 5:29AM
Superb. One of my mates has almost the same photo from his climbing there last year - it looks very similar so may even be the same cravasse.
congrats on the HC
cheers, Paul
keithh 16 25.6k 33 Wallis And Futuna
16 May 2005 5:37AM
Hyowge image.
16 May 2005 6:07AM
Thumbnail doesnt do this justice, congrats on the HC, a fine image. K.
TeresaH 14 1.1k United Kingdom
16 May 2005 6:21AM
This is awsome. I do believe I've been down that track myself and feeling very secure tied to my 3 buddies!

Teresa.
chrisfroud 14 521
16 May 2005 6:47AM
Thanks for all your kind comments!

And Adam, I think it does look better bigger. I've got it printed at 16"x12" and hanging on my wall!
helendixon 16 30 United Kingdom
16 May 2005 9:02AM
Brilliantly exposed, I love the expanse, the climbers give it a sense of scale.

Helen..
mcc28_x 15 33 United Kingdom
16 May 2005 9:41AM
This is a super shot. The clicks should be much higher, as some has already said the thumbnail doesn't do justice.

Congratultions on the HC.

Mark
scragend 15 3 Scotland
16 May 2005 3:20PM
It certainly needed a human figure to give a sense of scale but getting three was a gift! Well worth waiting for the moment. HC well deserved!
claret 15 49 England
17 May 2005 12:21AM
Great shot.
Iain
17 May 2005 7:36PM
Fantastic image!! Very well captured, awesome contrast and tones!!

Holli
sugarbird 15 223 South Africa
18 May 2005 6:12AM
Excellent work Chris, and thankyou fot the kind comment on my bits of glass, welcome to EPZ too, its a wonderful site...
regards
Jill
dalowsons 16 89 Australia
18 May 2005 2:00PM
Fantastic shot, those three figures are just right.
floreus 15 106 1
20 May 2005 1:12AM
This is incredible

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