Just trying out the new 55-200 mm Nikor lens sans VR. This is set at 200mm. The ring at the front of the lens is foccussed manually. I had to be careful not to touch the circular polarizing filter also on the front of the lens.
This is of course the iconic Mt Fuji (Fuji San / Fuju Yama) south west of Tokyo. Adjusted contrast a little higher in photoshop. The mountain is a dormant volcano which last erupted in 1707/08. It's over 12,300 feet high & Japan's tallest mountain. Taken from the Hakone cablecar terminus carpark.
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jhm (135396) 2011-02-08 0:54
Glad you to see back, with a fantastic picture about these vulcano in japan.
I think that your 55-200mm lens gives a very lovely result, with the hat of the mountain, certainly the sharpness and clarity be superb.
Nice composition, good presentation, TFS.
Have a nice day,
mauro61 (52623) 2011-02-08 0:57
imponente la mole del vulcano con la neve che lo ricopre.
Buono il taglio che mette in mostra il pendio,
JCG (35129) 2011-02-08 2:56
Beautiful and interesting catch of sight of this mythical top of Japan. Good use of this new lens which enables us to appreciate better the reliefs of these snow-covered slopes. I like your framing. Well done Chris, thank you.
With all my friendships and with soon,
Nicou (116688) 2011-02-08 3:27
quel cadrage sur ce cône, une merveille, avec la brume traînant, ce rendu sur la paroi avec la neige, sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié
snunney (79867) 2011-02-08 3:54
A splendid close-up on this iconic mountain peak here covered in snow. The shot is well composed and has pleasing soft light and colours.
pierrefonds (55036) 2011-02-08 5:03
The mountain is well placed in the frame. The point of view is showing the details and colors of Mount Fuji. The reflection of the light on the snow is enhancing the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.
emka (73471) 2011-02-08 17:10
Hi Chris, so you are in Japan now! You are more fortunate with the weather - splendid view of the top of Fuji, nice close up. When I was in Hakone, it was foggy day, there was no trace of Fuji.
i9l2y1m8a8t3 (4768) 2011-02-08 18:21
Nice presentation of the peak, love the framing. Great image! Thanks for sharing!
all the best,
npecanhuk (61104) 2011-02-08 19:28
I love mountains! I`m crazy for volcanoes! I`m a real fan of FUJI! So, I couldn`t let this picture aside and I really liked it! Hopefully, I`ll be close to it some day in my life!
TFS - congrats,
Graal (95425) 2011-02-08 23:28
nice presentation of famous Japan mountain and volcano in one. Good composition. Nice mist down and white top. I likeit.
Have a nice day.
barrufeto_77 (28876) 2011-02-09 10:40
The famous Fuji! Excellent POV and nice clouds there!
Bluejeans (64247) 2011-03-04 17:21
Ola Chris ,
Linda foto do vulcão Fugi , gostei muito da luz , parabéns!!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
bobocortis (15946) 2011-04-20 12:25
A classical shot, based on two paints, white and blue, but effective.
francio64 (38264) 2011-09-30 14:37
affascinante questo vulcano.
Ottimo il taglio stretto sul cono che vediamo in primo piano.
La neve crea un bel contrasto cromatico con il cielo.
Well done and TFS!
eldancer1 (25300) 2011-11-14 8:59
I like the way you framed this volcano. Great pov and dof with nice details. Love the colors. Well done, tfs.