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Le Puy Mary

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 3 September 2008 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

One of the routes leading up to top of 'Le Puy Mary' in the Auvergne region of France. It's an old volcano with a summit at 1,783 metres which is lost in the clouds on this photo.

NIKON D40 1/40 second F/8.0 ISO 200 15 mm (35mm equiv.)

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ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

one of your best, reminds me of a john blockley watercolor. best...jerry

3 Sep 2008 6:09am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

Your pictures clearly show that you did enjoy your holidays. A great capture again...

3 Sep 2008 7:32am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

A narrow ridge; I like that fog crawling in to the scenery.

3 Sep 2008 9:29am

Pouhou from Apeldoorn, Netherlands

France is like a second home for you right ?
how did you choose your location ?
A nice region to hike (went in the region for winterclass)
I really like how you handle the B&W

3 Sep 2008 11:12am

@Pouhou: Hi Pouhou....my wife's family all live in France which is where we met 25 years ago in Paris when I was working there during my summer vacations from architectural studies. We often go to France on holiday - this year we had a week on the beach on the Ile de Re which our two kids really liked then 3/4 days here in the Auvergne visiting family, then back to Paris for a few days (family again)

Daryl from Amagasaki, Japan

I like this contrasty style.

3 Sep 2008 1:14pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is quite a beautiful photo. What a great view.

3 Sep 2008 3:46pm

Angelique from Netherlands

Lovely angle.

3 Sep 2008 5:02pm

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

lovely shot,works really well in mono

3 Sep 2008 5:03pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Placid and sober, yet I love it alot... the interaction between the substance of rock, form of grass, tone of clouds is just wonderful.

3 Sep 2008 5:18pm

tom from Frankfurt, Germany

Wonderful composition!

3 Sep 2008 8:26pm

dan from kenmare, United States

interesting environment

4 Sep 2008 12:52am

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

wow -- what an awesome angle this rocky / grassy cliff is at! gorgeous shot (of course!)

9 Sep 2008 12:27am

NIKON D40
1/40 second
F/8.0
ISO 200
15 mm (35mm equiv.)