At the right-hand part of this picture you can see the so-called “Valley of Castles” with groups of dark (due to shadows) pointed rocks. Closer look at the valley and the separate “castles” are seen in other my pictures from the Zhilasu (Hot-water) Valley taken two years ago during my first bike travel to the source of the Malka River at the foot of the Mount Elbrus, where a lot of mineral-water springs and four big waterfalls are situated.
GPS coordinates: 43.448559 Lat, 42.537727 Long, 2526 m
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Janusz1974 (2824) 2013-03-10 8:50
A very nice mountains picture with beautiful natural colors.
Sharpness and clarity are very good.
dta (67294) 2013-03-10 9:05
Hello Sergiy ,
A very large mountain panorama , that gives a great sense of immensity .
adramad (38573) 2013-03-10 9:35
Stunning view of this beautiful landscape, full of dips and peaks, the green slopes add great charm to the composiicion, fantastic that peak we see in the distance, with its top with traces of snow, composicin perspective is ideal.
The range of soft colors in this range is gorgeous.
The brightness is perfect, just as the good sharpness.
Enjoy a good Sunday afternoon.
pajaran (52614) 2013-03-10 9:59
Lep pogled na puteve i planinu ...
Dobar snimak, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar tekst, lepo pokazana planina.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje.
Nice view of the mountains and the roads ...
Good shot, contrast, beautiful color.
Good article, nicely demonstrated mountains.
Good evening and all the best.
Kamilutka (8095) 2013-03-10 12:38
this is very beautiful location and well shot from well chosen high POV. Nice, simple composition and very good colors. I love the crispiness of this image and perfect sharpness.
Thanks for sharing
Sonata11 (33283) 2013-03-10 16:55
Wow!!!! this is spectacular picturesque of mountains view. An amzingly beautiful execution and presented this landscaping. Colors, sharpness, clarity, POV and DOF and magnificent. Perfectly well done. Thanks for sharing and informative note. Love it.
All the best,
EstelleJ (921) 2013-03-12 1:14
Simply breathtaking scenery! Great POV - bird's eye view!:)Superb sharpness and clarity! The mountains and valley look so textured.
Thanks for sharing this beauty!
All the best,
Didi (57256) 2013-03-12 10:28
Great dominant point of view of this wild place
Very nice curve of the valley.
Very good quiet ambiance away from noisy towns
ourania (32127) 2013-03-12 13:07
a marvellous natural scenery offered from a superb point of view. There's vast depth and excellent sharpness and clarity all along. The alternation of smoothness and ruggedness, the variety of natural features and patterns, the well defined colours, the special lighting conditions and the sense of isolation and peace, make this picture irresistible. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
saxo042 (37578) 2013-03-13 13:36
A fantastic landscape view and a geological lesson, we can follow the formations of the small valleys here and how they have been created from the influence of erosions. The small roads add a pattern over the green hillsides. This is a marvellous picture!
shevchenko (19331) 2013-03-14 0:48
Good frame to show a fascinating nature view from the mountain area, nice to see the unique geographical feature and the green surface, good perspective, distinct photo, good shoot.
krzychu30 (15498) 2013-03-14 4:55
marvelous mountain panorama!The view from this high is breathtaking.You composed the scene very well and the quality of it is just superb.It has outstanding sharpness,clarity and depth.Also colors with dominating green tones make the image appears to us so lovely.
Have a good day
jhm (140070) 2013-03-16 2:38
A lovely panoramic view about these splendid area.
What a lovely picture.
This is really a high quality picture with nice sharpness and clarity.
Excellent perspective and depth picture.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
danos (87505) 2013-03-16 13:08
very nice the view as the presentation of this green mountain scape with the endless view.I like the beauty of the place as the quality of the scene.
lousat (77810) 2013-03-17 2:16
Hi Sergity,a great memory of the last summer whit this beautiful green carpet on these mountains,impressives details everywhere,we can see at the best the small roads,perfect exposure and saturation too.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
jmdias (56161) 2013-03-23 15:44
very beautiful these mountains and the shapes of the valleys. many details to enjoy. I liked the framing, the light and sharpenss here. TFS this not so known corner of the world.
fritzi007 (6125) 2013-04-20 10:04
really a wonderful landscape, for me were probably too heavy cycling here!
Wish you a nice weekend
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-20
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Kharkiv - Caucasus - Kharkiv
- Date Submitted: 2013-03-10 8:12