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The Pylon in the Snow

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 4 February 2014 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

An electricity pylon on a snowy mountainside in the French Alps.

(The pylon is hiding in the bottom left of the photo. On the full res version the cables are visible too running across the bottom of the frame.)

NIKON D800 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 100 75 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Love the sense of scale. High contrast is very striking.

4 Feb 2014 9:10am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

For sure the pylon must seem enormous when you get close.
Mountains keep us humble.

4 Feb 2014 1:45pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

A gorgeous bleak scene.

4 Feb 2014 2:50pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

fantastic work Ian! superb mood and excellent contrast that makes the rocky texture shine through the snow!

5 Feb 2014 2:53am

L'angevine from Angers, France


5 Feb 2014 8:15am

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Très jolie photo !

6 Feb 2014 7:57am

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France


7 Feb 2014 5:27am

1/320 second
ISO 100
75 mm (35mm equiv.)