There were several sheep and stud farms on our way up along the Kishliksu Stream to a mountain pass between the valleys of Cherek Besengiyskiy and Chegem rivers. This farm was the last one before the pass. We expected to get some information about the road, but we found nobody there. The farmers with the sheep were away on the pastures. Only these horses were grazing near the farm.
In the picture you can see a spur of the Rocky Ridge at the right, the pass, which we had to mount, at the left, and our road above the farm.
GPS coordinates: 43.24599 Lat, 43.24606 Long, 2294 m
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dip (23640) 2010-10-01 11:25
wonderful image,very good point of view,well composed,
indeed an impressive view!
pajaran (52952) 2010-10-01 11:43
Mnogo lepo mesto, zeleni pasnjaci, konji, put i planina u oblacima, dobra kompozicija.
Uzivanje je posmatrati ove lepote prirode, dobar tekst i ostrina snimka, lepe boje i fotografija, moje cestitke na dobrom radu.
Very nice place, green pastures, horses, road and mountains in the clouds, good composition.
Pleasure to observe the beauty of nature, a good text and image sharpness, beautiful colors and photos, my congratulations on the good work.
batalay (35791) 2010-10-01 17:59
This is another spectacular bucolic scene from the North Caucuses. The low lying clouds make the photo very special, and the horses add both life and color. The vertical format is ideal here.
On another note, is it your daughter who was in Virginia, during the summer? I'm afraid I lost the email.
UlfE (14641) 2010-10-01 22:31
Magnificent mountain scene. You composition is perfect with the meadow in the foreground that lead-in to the horses and the high mountain sourrounded by clouds as wonderful background. TFS and have a nice weekend!
emka (80790) 2010-10-01 23:00
It is interesting that the horses come so high. in tatra we only sheep, and not so high. I like such highmountains meadow, with a broad view and no precipies.
kordinator (19092) 2010-10-02 0:34
Beatiful vertical landscape composition.
An amazing peaceful place.
Wonderful mountain and clouds in background.
Beautiful flower meadows in the foreground and the beautiful horses in the middle of the photo.
Nice natural colors.
Perfect light managment and sharpness.
siamesa (27747) 2010-10-02 1:57
Bom dia Sergiy
Spectacular view. Very nice this landscape. Excellent colors and pov. TFS
npecanhuk (66814) 2010-10-02 3:34
Beautiful place (nature at its best)! Special weather conditions (the low clouds are a real highlight here)!
TFS - congrats,
Have a great week-end,
iainsp (2626) 2010-10-02 4:18
The Argentinians would love this photograph - lots of beautiful, healthy horses in a wonderful natural environment. Superb use of the low clouds which half cover the high bluff.
regards and thanks, Iain
danos (87873) 2010-10-03 9:28
a superb scene with teh horses to graze on the grass under the roots of the big stone-rock over it.The existence of the fog and the vivid colours on the foreground make the scene so effective.Well done.
Have a nice week,Danos
ciakgiak (30421) 2010-10-03 14:06
this is a splendid vertical image. I like a lot how you composed the scene and the clouds on the upper side. The quality is really excellent, congratulations.
paololg (31448) 2010-10-03 14:43
Ciao dear Sergiy,
beautiful image of high mountain, with a pleasant light that caresses the rock emphasizing its pink color. Very pleasant also the fading of the clouds. A good photo that inspires calm and tranquillity. Congratulations!
Ciao, have a nce week!
Urs (14082) 2010-10-03 17:33
Very nice shot of these horses with the BG of the mountain range. The clouds set a good contrast to the fresh green of the grass with the flowers. Vivid color hues and fine sharpness. Well done. Thanks for your critique of my night shot from Kuala Kedah
jhm (140585) 2010-10-04 4:34
I like these picture through the low clouds before the big mountain wonderful.
What a lovely landscape perhaps a little rough, what place for a good stroll middle of the nature.
During the winter shall you get, wonderful winter landscape pictures.
Great composition, nice depth and perspective. TFS.
mkamionka (30866) 2010-10-04 8:01
very interesting capture. The clouds introduce a nice atmosphere here also hiding the huge impressive and colorful mountain. The green foreground very well selected, the horses add more action and interest to the composition,
janusz2054 (2) 2010-10-04 13:04
Excellent composition beautiful nature.
Beautiful natural color and light.
Excellent clarity and sharpness.
photoray (12679) 2010-10-05 6:05
Excellent highcountry image for so many eye catching details - foreground flowers, horses & stable, rock strewn hillside leading up to the dramatic monolith, shrouded in wispy clouds.
Very well done, cheers,
JCG (35129) 2010-10-05 10:29
Meetings very sympathetic nerves during this excursion with bicycle… Beautiful and luminous photograph on this superb mountainous region. I like these low clouds which create a particular atmosphere to the landscape. The estival colors are very pleasant. Pretty and refreshing glance, thank you Sergiy.
With all my friendships and a very good evening,
Graal (98267) 2010-10-05 23:48
very nice wild nature. Good vertical format and composition. Unusual place, well presentation. I like it.
Have a nice day.
pablominto (53744) 2010-10-12 23:03
The summit is the clouds creates a near the sky feeling!
The wild flowers make a fine foreground, leading up to the horses that seem to be grazing...
This is a fine rural scene, where the nature tells the story of a significant altitude!
jmdias (56579) 2010-11-13 15:10
very nice view. The giant stone above, surrounded by clouds, sent lots os big stones to the lower area. very nice work showing the beauty of this landscape in a perfect way. nice light, sharpness and framing. TFS
adramad (38830) 2011-04-14 6:37
A superb composition in a wonderful landscape, I love the POV chosen on the farm and these horses in the foreground, a wonderful rocky summit shrouded in clouds, the effect is stunning.
As always the ideal color especially in the range of greens, very good too light, nice day that shines in the picture.
All the best in these next few days.
fritzi007 (6619) 2011-05-12 10:27
Beautiful nature in high positions, fresh air and sunshine, something like more?
Your photo says it all!
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-07-07
- Categories: Nature, Transportation
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Western Part of Caucasus Mountains
- Date Submitted: 2010-10-01 11:04