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in the shadow of the mountain

"Photography is a record of what we see,or a revelation of what we cannot see,a glimpse of what was previously invisible" W.J.T.Mitchell (What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images:University of Chicago Press.2005)

morgan from canyon Country, United States

On the verge of a black and white but not quite. Beautiful light handled perfectly.

19 Feb 2011 5:28am

S. Fann from Seoul, South Korea

quite a scene :) attention-binding piece of work, lovely.

19 Feb 2011 5:48am

sunstone_maria from California, United States

the sky is wonderful!!! so true to your style!

19 Feb 2011 5:58am

SOUL AFLAME from United Kingdom

The beauty and vastness, the scale and detail are amazing in this wonderful frame. I love how Mother natures natural beauty can humble us and bring a perspective to our lives. As always, tones and presentation are exceptional.

19 Feb 2011 6:23am

k@ from Paris, France

Ah the tiny silhouette is priceless here !

19 Feb 2011 9:41am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

spectacular place ! I love the little silhouettes who give the scale !

19 Feb 2011 9:56am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

The little is stunning!

19 Feb 2011 10:13am

guillaume from Paris, France

Impressive place !

19 Feb 2011 10:23am

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

impressive scale

19 Feb 2011 10:57am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

The Yeti is on the picture ??

19 Feb 2011 1:16pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Amazing scape... Looks like you had a great holiday.

19 Feb 2011 3:59pm

@Ainsley: Thanks Ainsley, and yes the trip was fantastic, although did very little photography the skiing took over.

Franz from Baden, Austria

I KNOW THIS PLACE! and i'm happy to see you had the same perfect conditions, saw the same motives and hopefully had as much fun as we did! a great photo, of course, and i hope for several more to come!

19 Feb 2011 5:01pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

I have seent he greatness of the mountain! Very excellent contrast!

19 Feb 2011 10:24pm

Siguidine from Saint-Etienne, France

Great monochrome for a spectacular shot!

19 Feb 2011 11:52pm

clodagh smith from Sacramento, United States

the scale (the tiny people) is wonderful....a bit of reality

20 Feb 2011 12:24am