A view from the high ridge of Gunung (Mount) Kerinci on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Looking toward Gunung Tujuh, a lower mountain that has a crater. Taken early in the morning, around 7. AM. To get to this position you have to hike from the nearest village about 5-6 haours.
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jbweasle (9373) 2005-03-29 11:14
Spectacular mountain scenery, Henry. I like the shape of the dark skyline and the clouds are superb. Well done for a good first post and well done also for getting up so early! Welcome to TE.
bboss (3578) 2005-03-29 13:26
Hi Henry, and welcome to TE
A very dynamic and dramatic shot, the cloud at the front really makes it.
A difficult exposure well managed.
Did you hike all through the night then? surely you must have camped up there.
Lakhwant (58) 2005-03-30 0:32
One of the finest hide n seek [cloud n Mountain] Photographs I have ever seen.Even i have posted some similar shots [of different region]. but i find this one as a better capture.
Nice contrasts , Sharp shot.
Excellent is the World for this Photograph.
faubry (35405) 2005-03-30 9:13
welcome to TE? I am with you and indonesian people this day..
very beautiful shot after a hard walk... the sky is so blue and clouds very realy
ChrisJ (102721) 2006-04-21 4:06
Wonderful graphism, & a spectacular pov. I did a hike to the crater lake at Gunung Tujuh, but the shots I took were nothing to rave about.