Flying over Switzerland and managed a decent photo out of the window of a Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Milano. The clouds cleared for just a few moments. Fast shutter, wide aperture and infinity focus
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alainh (35581) 2005-01-26 16:25
Splendid light in the mountains.
a play of shadows very nice. A very good sjot.
jdurbas (69) 2005-01-26 16:31
great photo, great mountains, i like high peaks coverd by snow and this wind, great photo i really like it
trip (860) 2005-01-26 17:08
Wow, this looks like heaven. The lighting and clouds are amazingly beautiful.
goblyne (218) 2005-01-26 17:16
nice!! incredibly sharp and clean... especially considering that you took the pic from a plane! :) i love all the shadows, textures and contrasts here... although it's a lot to take in, it's not a very busy pic. good shot!!
Gargouille (160) 2005-01-26 23:13
Great picture, it almost looks abstract, but you got a good feel for the grandeur of the panorama you had in front of you. Beautiful!
martel (1184) 2005-01-26 23:23
Hmm i posted a comment already I thought ...... amazing photo! .. very very well done!
fooeleen (713) 2005-01-27 0:33
i am quite speechless...this is so beautiful, it looks like it does not belong to this world at all...i love the misty feeling you captutured, David. thanks.
jrzufferey (7301) 2005-02-10 16:06
Bravo David, C'est superbe ces montagnes vues d'en haut avec le brouillard qui semble les protéger comme du coton. Amicalement/jr
RegisMinot (1541) 2005-02-19 11:31
Wooow ! You have been very lucky. The mountaisn emerging from the clmouds are splendid and there seesm to be no track of the plane window.
QBI (309) 2007-05-30 16:20
Wonderful shot:)It looks fantastic as the peaks are getting over of clouds... This February I managed to fly above Switzerland (Basel-Zurich region), and I took some pictures too, but it was a little bit late, just before sunset...
ladyjung (1) 2007-05-30 16:22
Beautiful shot. Great composition. This should be in National Geographic. Absolutely wonderful work.
tospi (883) 2007-06-03 16:31
Good job David, its beautiful.
Charo (51210) 2007-06-08 8:14
Una foto impresionante con una textura magnífica y un color muy bello.
Excelente captura y gran definición.
VarthDader (397) 2011-09-26 21:44
Magnificent! Mountains are majestic by themselves. But the mist adds to their beauty. Good capture.
- Copyright: David Michaels (tsumeb) (470)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-01-26
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon Coolpix 8700
- Exposure: f/5.0
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Mountains 2 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-01-26 16:15
- Favorites: 3 [view]