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Organic mountains

By logomomo
This shot was taken on a 70-200mm F4L on Fuji Velvia.

At an altitude of over 3500m, the Nubra valley runs through some stunning Himalayan mountain lanscapes with peaks as high as 6000m common and some topping out at well over 7000m.

Here, the extremes of temperature fracture the rock and create vast scree slopes - the slopes dominate the tiny cattle feeding at their base. A strange lanscape, barren and dry but luscious and green near the water.

Tags: Rock India Specialist and abstract Organic Cattle Altitude Landscape and travel Scree Himalaya Wildlife and nature Hunder

Voters: angej, Tournisol, jennialexander and 14 more

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Tournisol 12 1 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2008 9:10AM
Stunning shot, the mountain slopes look quite surreal, and then contrast with the plain at the bottom. I love this shot, thank you for sharing it with us.

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Angi_Wallace Plus
11 247 10 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2008 9:22AM
What a great shot. It doesnt look that interesting from the thumbnail - I hope it still gets lots of views, as in large its obvious you have put thought into it. Very clever composition. Angi
BillyGoatGruff 12 191 199 England
23 Oct 2008 10:27AM
Incredible scale!
SlowSong Plus
11 8.4k 30 England
23 Oct 2008 10:50AM
Fantastic. What a wonderful treatment.
viscostatic 13 45 5 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2008 1:25PM
Wonderful light, colour and composition - deserves far more attention.

23 Oct 2008 2:04PM
Very kind of you all - I have it enlarged to A1 and framed on my living room wall and for this shot, the bigger the print, the bigger the impact!
23 Oct 2008 3:15PM
Great abstracted shot, severely underrated
I'd vote a couple of times to make it up if I could Wink
RLB 11 52 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2008 3:53PM
Strange but lovely image. Ray
BlueRoom 13 73 20 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2008 6:06PM
An amazing shot. Awesome scale and a splendid abstract balance.

kanu 11 India
24 Oct 2008 9:16AM

Quote:...... the bigger the print, the bigger the impact!

I agree with you, a superb shot.

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