Photographer's Note

This was taken in late afternoon light in Tagong Grassland, it was peace and quiet when a brief splash of light hit the landscape with dotted of horses can be seen grazing in the distance undulating hills. I often wonder if I spent too much time alone waiting for the right light but this particular shot paid dividends though. Some clouds do warrant special attention I believe, and this was one of those. It was surprisingly incredible, watching the huge clouds forming overhead...
Polarised and with ND filter


Tagong Grassland, home to proud Tibetan Khampas in remote Western Sichuan occupy a string of flat bottomed valleys on a 3700m high plateau all surrounded by magnificent snow peaks. It is an amazing landscape, a vast expanse of green meadow lying beneath the sacred Yallah Mountain and dotted with Khampa herdsmen, yaks, tents, alpine flowers and prayer flags.

Additional pictures
WS1: Some Khmpa horses enjoying their evening meals, taken from some distance

WS2: Alpine flowers close up

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