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Light on the peaks

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

Also special thanks you to the following who took the time to award the image on of their UAs:
Phillip Miinis, Desilver, Puckyfilly, TrevBAtWCC, Danny, Saltireblue and Photo Lee, very much appreciated.

I finally scratch a 7 year itch and went skiing again, I can't quite beleive that it was 7 years since the last time we went considering it was my sport for many years, but as it like riding a bike, you don't forget how to do it. Wink

So here is the view across the Aosta valley to the Matterhorn (Monte Cervino or Mont Cervin) ,with Mont Collen on the leftside, the setting sun just catching the tops of the peaks.

Thanks for looking.

Regards Richard

Tags: Italy Matterhorn Landscape and travel Aosta valley Pila Mont CollonSkiing

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saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
19 Mar 2013 8:46AM
Very beautiful and great image,Richard,very well done,

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19 Mar 2013 9:04AM
great light fine scene and capture

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
19 Mar 2013 9:16AM
Thanks Seaid and Graham for your comments
Regards Richard
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
19 Mar 2013 9:21AM
Mountains are just magnificent, as seen here Richard. Love the view of the Matterhorn from this side !
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
19 Mar 2013 9:23AM
Once more you have used this soft light to your advantage Richard resulting in a very strong landscape image.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
19 Mar 2013 9:30AM
Seldom se the Matterhorn other than from the Zermatt side so this is a first for me: what an experience, and what a superb mountain vista.
JackAllTog Plus
7 4.4k 58 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 9:36AM
Super image - a real epic feel to the colours in this.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 9:59AM
Beautiful image Richard, great composition and light, beautifully captured

richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
19 Mar 2013 10:07AM
Great composition and light , captured so well!! Super Image!! I like it a lot!!
19 Mar 2013 10:14AM
Created a great mood
19 Mar 2013 10:27AM
Sweet soft light. Superb composition.
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
19 Mar 2013 10:43AM

Quote:Beautiful image Richard, great composition and light, beautifully captured

My thoughts too Richard, you obviously enjoyed the trip Wink
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 11:06AM
A most beautiful mountainscape beautifully captured using the very best of the gorgeous light.

Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 11:24AM
Magnificent shot Richard
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
19 Mar 2013 11:50AM
Lovely light catching the tops, Richard, and a clear view of the Matterhorn.

jovanovic 5 26 France
19 Mar 2013 12:14PM
Great landscape Smile
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
19 Mar 2013 12:54PM
Lovely soft light, a stunning landscape........ beautiful
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 2:08PM
The light on the peaks make this picture special
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 2:09PM
This a stunner--beautiful light and tones
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
19 Mar 2013 2:20PM
Reminds me of when I was on holiday in Switzerland back in August 2011...but didn't get wonderful light like this! Smile A real beauty, Richard Wink
Trev Smile
LesF 10 182 9
19 Mar 2013 3:08PM
Good light on those mountains, hope the holiday and skiing were good too

johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 3:18PM
Wonderful composition and use of light Richard

RobboB Plus
9 112 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 3:34PM
Some very nice light there Richard. Well captured
scrimmy Plus
8 388 5 Scotland
19 Mar 2013 4:41PM
even skiing you can't put the camera down Smile
super scene
19 Mar 2013 5:51PM
A beautiful shot Richard, and no doubt one you'll look back on and remember what a great time you had. Great stuff.

John Smile
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
19 Mar 2013 7:13PM
Many thanks for all your comments everyone, very much appreciated
Regards Richard
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
19 Mar 2013 7:34PM
A wonderful vista, Richard.
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
19 Mar 2013 7:48PM
A lovely image Richard, I was in Zermatt a couple of years ago with excellent views of the Matterhorn . Looks good from here too though.

AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
20 Mar 2013 12:01AM
The light is just beautiful.

jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
20 Mar 2013 5:33AM
A stunning view in this light

fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
20 Mar 2013 8:01AM
The beautiful light adds so much to this fine landscape.

CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 9:25AM
There is something really special about light catching the tops of mountains, a wonderful scene.
31 Mar 2013 6:04PM
Silence and light. Yes.
That funny little peak off to the right is very intriguing.
For mountain photography, check out website of Peter Leeming . Friend of mine, and one of the good guys. You won't be disappointed.


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