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The Alps

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 4 March 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Rapidly changing weather in the French Alps last week.

Photographed from the top of Mont Joly at 2,500 metres altitude (8,200 ft) looking east toward the Mont Blanc range.

NIKON D700 1/640 second F/8.0 ISO 200 35 mm (35mm equiv.)

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sunstone_maria from California, United States

the composition, contrast, quality all amazing to me!!! the sky is ... to die for!!

4 Mar 2011 5:46am

philip earl from Oregon, United States

Great Image !

4 Mar 2011 5:53am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom


4 Mar 2011 7:12am

adebond from Liverpool, United Kingdom

This is really something rather special.

4 Mar 2011 8:39am

Simone from Italy

Impressive! Great serie Ian

4 Mar 2011 9:06am

Punit from Somewhere in, India

Wonderful BW tones - the clouds are so lovely. Superb!

4 Mar 2011 9:15am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

The gray scale here is extraordinary.

4 Mar 2011 10:03am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

yes, the weather changes very quickly, in french Alps and everywhere in mountain I guess ! what a beautiful and impressive sky with big clouds ! your strong B&W is so dramatic ! I love your framing with a large part to the sky !

4 Mar 2011 10:05am

guillaume from Paris, France

Fantastic !!

4 Mar 2011 10:22am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Just wonderful !

4 Mar 2011 10:44am

Andrew from Hartlepool, United Kingdom

I have a huge mountain to climb to get to this have already climbed it.....Excellent image very dramatic it

4 Mar 2011 10:53am

Indalecio García from Germany

Beautiful! It seems like a Photo of Universe.

4 Mar 2011 4:09pm

tom from Frankfurt, Germany

Spectacular cloud formation. Fantastic shot.

4 Mar 2011 7:41pm

Daryl Johnson from New Malden, United Kingdom

Impressive... headed this way myself on Sunday!

4 Mar 2011 10:55pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Great B&W!

5 Mar 2011 12:36am

Siguidine from Saint-Etienne, France

The clouds are amazing; it looks like a black and white classical painting.

5 Mar 2011 7:55am

Silvia Ganora Photography from Italy

Fantastic view and mood! Great black and white shot!

5 Mar 2011 12:44pm

Christopher from United States

Beautiful dramatic shot

5 Mar 2011 4:07pm

Dustin W. Fletcher from Dallas, United States

Nice. You cranked that red channel way up. Love the effect it has on a blue sky with clouds.

6 Mar 2011 6:14am

Claus Petersen from Herfølge, Denmark

Beautiful and majestic!

6 Mar 2011 8:18am

Andrey Samolinov from Russian Federation

Majestic and dramatic
Great shot - congratulations!

6 Mar 2011 7:33pm

Hochzeitsfotograf Düsseldorf from Germany

I´d have liked to see the original frame. The square makes it look so "Hasselblad"

7 Mar 2011 12:46pm

Alun from cheshire,, United Kingdom

stunning image, so good in mono

12 Mar 2011 10:06pm

Punit from Somewhere in, India

Lovely dramatic clouds - the mono tones are fantastic here

6 Apr 2011 6:48am

1/640 second
ISO 200
35 mm (35mm equiv.)