This photo of the Mount Elbrus was taken from the road Kislovodsk (Stavropol Kray) – Dzhilisu Valley (Zolskiy District, Kabardino-Balkaria). About 80% of the 60-kilometer distance were passed. The distance from my point of view to the top of Elbrus was 18.5 km, if measured along straight line.
In the middle-ground you see the valley of the Artikchal River.
GPS coordinates: 43.505131 Lat, 42.524549 Long, 2300 m
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pajaran (36246) 2012-09-24 12:21
Lep pogled na cvece, kanjon, i planinu sa snegom ...
Dobra ostrina, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lepa priroda.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Nice view of the flowers, canyons, and mountains with snow ...
Good sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good composition, beautiful nature.
Good evening and all the best in the new week that started.
Fis2 (73114) 2012-09-24 12:55
Excellent colors and light.
Photo has climate.
Guenther (10893) 2012-09-24 12:59
what a spectacular mountain! A wonderful composition, the contrast between the white mountain and the green hills is very appealing. The white flowers in perfect sharpness complete the gorgeous scene adding a great depth to the image... great shot!
Have a nice evening
siudzi (23891) 2012-09-24 13:11
This place looks simply amazing! Like it a lot. The white top and flowers captured in the fg make it so unique and beautiful. Well done, TFS.
janjan1897 (835) 2012-09-24 13:45
Great mountainscape with a nice flower foreground that stands out beautifully against the green of the mountains. I like your low vantage point looking upward at the snow covered peak that makes it even more majesic. Fine contrast with the perfect blue sky. I like the natural colours and the simplicity of this well composed shot.
kordinator (13411) 2012-09-24 14:33
Beautiful colors in your landscape.
Light as always very good.
Wonderful canyon and stunning mountain peak.
Excellent framing and shooting angle.
Plants in the foreground are interesting detail.
Kind regards my friend
jlbrthnn (79773) 2012-09-24 14:50
The snowpack is spectacular on this mountain very well lit. The foreground plant very clear gives depth. The quality is excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
lousat (57674) 2012-09-24 15:16
What a scenary and what a magnificent capture whit the flowers below like a natural border,spectacular jump in the nature,i can hear the silence and the fresh air!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
emilbo (20852) 2012-09-24 16:12
Merveilleuse photo de montagnes et excellente perspective. La montagne blanche derrière est impressionnante. Bel avant-plan de fleurs sauvages et beau contraste de couleurs avec le bleu du ciel.
Cordiales salutations du Canada,
serp2000 (29206) 2012-09-24 22:28
Super photo. Mne nravitsja etot vid na znamenityj Elbrus. Otlichnyj perednij plan. Velikolepnoje kachestvo.
Privet iz Grecii!
fingertails (12) 2012-09-24 22:54
What a lovely view! A very interesting landscape, including the flowers shows the depth of this beautiful place. I will be there in my dreams tonight!
COSTANTINO (42746) 2012-09-25 8:20
white flowers,delicate and nice scenery
the white snowy mountain the background
makes the difference in this shot
simplicity and lightness tare the
main characteristics of this shot
danos (74020) 2012-09-25 12:28
great the view of the Mt. Elbrus with the colour hues of green to end on the snowy top of it.
The foreground flowers complete the beauty of the scenery with the contrast of the colours and the light management to make the image to looks like as a postcard.
Royaldevon (17791) 2012-09-25 13:43
The white flowers, which resemble cow parsley, make an interesting f/g and create a symbolic link with the white topped mountains, in the distance, and establish this strong sense of depth.
Fine dof and excellent light management.
My warm regards,
nikkitta (5886) 2012-09-25 15:54
Happy to see your post again on TE, with time I will have a look at all the new ones
This is a very well composed image with the flowers at the FG and then an stunning landscape with the snow covered mountains at the BG
Really like natural colors, good work TFS
fabbs99 (5471) 2012-09-26 1:56
Quite a spectacular view of the mountain slope with the flowers in the foreground.Nice image, sharp with good details, well saturated colors and nice composition. Well done.TFS.
Keep sharing and exchanging views.
Best wishes and warm regards
jhm (122458) 2012-09-26 4:25
This is a very well composed image with the flowers at the foreground and then an stunning landscape with the snow covered mountains
The snowpack is spectacular on this mountain very well lit.
Nice depth and perspective image.
Excellent composition nice nature picture.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
adramad (27556) 2012-09-26 10:01
Superb prospect of great beauty, great POV captured with these flowers in the foreground, these beautiful green slopes of rugged terrain, and the background image of the majestic Mount Elbrus is totally fantastic snowy.
Great management of light and sharpness in this splendid work.
Have a nice day.
stny (18) 2012-09-27 2:28
Many thanks for your sharing of Mt.Elbrus's glorious view.
Iam very hapy because of I visited North Caucaus in Agust for nine day .I saw Adygeya,Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria.
Have a nice day.Best regards
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ourania (12397) 2012-09-27 12:02
a very lovely deep and sweeping view offered with great clarity and light management. It's very pleasing for the glance to travel along the green valley and slopes towards the green and white mountains and to linger on exquisitely captured textures and details. The light, the colours and the atmosphere are delightful and invigorating. The contrasts have been managed with subtlety and effectiveness as well. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great evening,
krzychu30 (8879) 2012-09-30 9:40
this is a real pleasure for all mountain lovers.Beautiful nature-green valleys in the foreground and this impressive prevailing over the whole region snow covered Mount Elbrus.Very nice composition taken from a good POV(I like these white flowers in the FG,very picturesque accent).Also the colors are pleasant,well-saturated and natural.Well done!
Have a nice evening
fritzi007 (7580) 2012-09-30 11:47
wunderschöne Landschaft, sehr gute Fotoqualität, gratuliere!
Sonata11 (28341) 2012-10-01 19:16
wonderful composition of this spectacular mountain view and on the BG mountain cover by snow and the FG white flowers. Very beautiful picture of this scenery. Perfectly well done. I love it.
All the best,
jmdias (45804) 2012-11-11 5:15
marvelous view of this famous mountain whose images aren't so usual. I liked the intense contrast between the snow, the sky and the pastures around. nice use of the flowers in the foreground. very beautiful job.
daddo (18517) 2012-11-11 14:29
Zdravo Sergiy.A fine POV of this spectacular panorama. I like hoe the white flowers in the foreground echo the snow capped mnt.The place looks almost untouched by human hand although I assume that grazing is extensive. As usual, lovely natural palette. Pozdrav iz Australije. Klaudio.
npecanhuk (53909) 2012-11-11 15:36
Wow! I had never seen this view in my whole life... it's wonderful, specially for the presence of the Elbrus!
TFS - congrats,
maloutim (8612) 2012-11-29 23:55
This is just a dream panorama, with an excellent composition : The beautiful hemlocks in the foreground opening the eye onto the valley, the mountain slopes and the magnificent snow-capped peak. What a breath-taking view !
However, let's not forget that hemlocks are the most treacherous plants : Beautiful, but deadly poisonous !
Thanks for sharing and have a good weekend.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (15590)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-20
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Travelogue: Kharkiv - Caucasus - Kharkiv
- Date Submitted: 2012-09-24 12:17