A stunning red sky over the Saxon Switzerland in late autumn. The high location of the lookout point offers a wide view across innumerable mountain peaks of the Schrammsteine all the way to the River Elbe and the mountains Gorisch, Papenstein and Lilienstein.A stunning red sky over the Saxon Switzerland in late autumn. The high location of the lookout point offers a wide view across innumerable mountain peaks of the Schrammsteine all the way to the River Elbe and the mountains Gorisch, Papenstein and Lilienstein.
Before finally setting behind the peaks of the Sierra de Guadarrama, the sun casts again its warm light on the mountain range of central Spain. However, temperatures in the Alpine Mountains are already at around zero degrees at the beginning of October.
A chase trying to photograph Mule Deer led me to this spot, I took some images looking to the East and captured great light there, turned around and saw the peak shrouded by the glow of clouds at dusk. I grabbed my gear and ran about 1/4 mile to this overlook before the light faded. This was a great evening spent hiking, exploring new locations, and taking pictures, one of those nights that everything falls into place and you realize you'll probably never stop chasing moments like these.
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People with a fear of heights (Acrophobia apparently) should stay well away from the Letterewe Wilderness and particularly the view from Sgurr na Laocainn. The best viewpoint from the summit came with a spinning sense of vertigo. On a number of occasions I caught myself feeling dizzy and rapidly retreated from the edge. The views came with excitement, wonder and a healthy dose of caution, fortunately it wasn’t that windy! The view down to Carnmore, a small house at the bottom of Carn Mor from Sgurr na Laocainn is essentially an aerial one. Watching the occasional person walk the path below gives a real sense of scale. From the viewpoint you have a panoramic view to A' Mhaighdean over Dubh Loch and Fionn Loch and out to see. The scene here is a 180 degree panorama! Around sunset the light escaped beneath the cloud to give a glancing red light to the landscape below. Dramatic rainclouds hung overhead and I sat there watching the showers pass, fortunately none hit me.
These remarkable rock formations at the top of Sgurr Tuath formed a perfect foreground for the view of Stac Pollaidh. The gentle sunlight lasted less than a minute so it was good that I was already set up and actually managed to take a portait oriented image before the light diappeared for good. For me this was the peak of the whole trip, incredibly dramatic cloud and the kind of soft warm light photographers dream of, thrown together with and amazing view and a great foreground. I really could hope for more. The trip to Sgurr Tuath will stay with me for a long time, made all the better by the driving rain, severe gusts and hailstorm we had that afternoon!
This was one of the last images I took before heading home. The dramatic sky and landscape summed up the trip perfectly. As we headed down the mountain we were hit by a blizzard of horizontal snow caught by the gale force wind; an exciting way to end the trip!
A beautiful sunrise from november with some crackin' red light. It was taken from a natural hill with many bushes and some interesting ground : it was covered in green moss and the brown heather was red in the sun... with the fog down the valley, this scene made some strange effect, it was quite magical and a bit otherworldly.
Beautiful golden light piercing through some "heavy" november sky a bit before sunset. Still some autumn colors in the trees and relatively warm air, quite disturbing as we had huge snow falls at the same period last year.
Title because we came to this spot with a bit of late and a few seconds later the light disappeared. Just had the time to do the several exposures needed for this image.
The work of life and wind in the Patagonian pampa, near Torres del Paine. One thing that amazed me during my trip to Patagonia was these wide landscape with no or few human presence for miles... The evening when I took this picture was particularly quiet and peacefull. This image depict the idea I had of patagonia.
Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chili.
Canon EOS 5D mkII - EF 16-35f2.8 L - Lee nd grad filter
One of the most amazing sunsets I have ever seen. The color and clouds in every direction of the sky this night was out of this world. Here is the famous Sierra Wave over a set of petroglyphs on the Volcanic Tablelands and the Owens Valley.
So much to see and name in this photo. The web version really doesnt do the details justice. Looking into my hometown of Bishop. You can also see from left to right Mt. Haeckle, Darwin, Emerson, Humphreys, Basin, Tom. You can also see the Owens River on the right.
A storm moving over the Sierra at North Lake during fall. Seconds after this photo was taken it started to snow on me. It continued to storm for the next two days and dropped about 8 inches of snow here in the beggining of October. Stay tuned for the sunrise photo two mornings later.