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Smouldering Giant (2006)

By javam    
I was looking at the older pictures in my PF and I noticed that the first picture I loaded up was not only badly presented, but also not the best shot I took on that day, so I thought it was worth revisiting.

This is a picture of Mt Etna as viewed from the north and taken on my honeymoon in September 2004.

The smoke clouds on the left were from the eruption taking place at the time.

It has been cropped slightly and the curves tweaked, but the band of white cloud is how the sky looked on that day.

Tags: General Mountain Smoke Italy Sicily Volcano Etna Landscape and travel

Voters: Carri, TelStar, electricsoup and 6 more


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electricsoup 15 30 England
17 Aug 2006 11:36AM
WOW! lovin this image so much!
AndyM 16 99
17 Aug 2006 11:38AM
Fabulous, looks like something off another planet!
highlander 17 32 Scotland
17 Aug 2006 2:04PM
Hello Neil, I like the atmosphere of your setting...good tonal balance to those clouds but a little dark in the fg.
Doug.
18 Aug 2006 9:07AM
Great to see this so close up, super shot, Adrian
pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2238 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2006 12:54PM
Fascinating, glad you returned to the shot, a lot of interest here.
20 May 2007 9:07PM
That's amazing. Very threatening but beautiful at the same time.
That's a place I'll definitely visit. JNC

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