Kalpa,at an average elevation of 2,960 metres (9,711 feet),is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, above Recong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, in the Indian Himalaya. Inhabited by Kinnauri people and famous for its apple orchards. Apples are a major cash-crop for the region. The local inhabitants follow a syncretism of Hinduism and Buddhism, and many temples in Kalpa are dedicated to both Hindu and Buddhist gods and goddesses. The average literacy rate of Kalpa is around 83.75%.
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Noel_Byrne (27746) 2013-11-05 6:19
You seem to get such beautiful light, soft and golden. Added to that your skills in capturing it, and you result in these really beautiful shots. I think your gallery is one of the finest here on TE for the sense of mood and light that you manage to create.
Thanks as always
Cricri (112037) 2013-11-05 10:35
Tout beau le cadrage de la maison très colorées laissant une vue magnifique sur les montagnes, un ciel super nuageux filtrant une belle lumière, bel endroit
mrichat (1727) 2013-11-05 18:09
Yes!!, The name "apple country" is really perfect for this place. The pink colored hotel as much i can remember thye ame is "devbhumi or shivalik",i stayed there.and the road from pio to this area is covered with apple orchards. Your frame reminds me.
The composition is really fantastic with white clouds and snow capped mountains and the little bit vegetations. A really nice catch.
lousat (83500) 2013-11-06 1:53
Great scenery and great moment,the lights are really fantastics and i like a lot how you exposed the scene,i can see beautiful rays of lights between the mountain.I like a lot the colorful house on the right as the cherry on the cake.ehehe..have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
jhm (145156) 2013-11-06 3:28
You chose a very well angle, also the house is nice placed to the right side.
The composition is really fantastic with white clouds and snow capped mountains and the little bit vegetation.
Excellent sharpness and clarity, we see almost all details, this is really so lovely.
Composition and presentation are pleasant to look at.
Very well done, TFS.
Romano46 (18472) 2013-11-06 10:32
i tuoi paesaggi grandiosi mi piacciono moltissimo anche perchè sono ripresi molto bene, sia per le belle composizioni che sai creare che, per la costante presenza in esse del colore sia che si trovi nel cielo, sia, come in questo caso, in un ridente edificio.
Complimenti ancora una volta per le tue belle proposte.
Ciao e buona serata
mjw364 (2) 2013-11-07 6:45
The vivid colour of the house in the FG is a great contrast to the almost monotone tonal range of the mountains and sky - this could be a great candidate for selective de-saturation. Very well composed image - nice and sharp - a real eye catcher with those colours.
Nicou (131398) 2013-11-07 7:04
avec la maison rose en premier plan quelle vue et captage sueprbe vielle et formes dans ce ciel et les montagnes quelle ensemble et cpatage sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié