Upen request from Eleni, today we go on a hike in the Swiss Alps once more.
Here we are at Blauherd at around 2500m marching towards the famous Matterhorn and Le dent blanche, both over 4500m high. The village of Zermatt lies just in front of us hidden in the valley below at 1300m altitude.
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lousat (97645) 2013-09-07 9:01
Salut Daniel,c'est le jour de Eleni sur TE comme je peu voir..hehe..apres le papillon de Silvio,voila' des magnifiques montagnes pour elle,une prise de vue fantastique et une qualite' extraordinaire des details et couleurs,quelle paix la bas,je voudrais etre ici moi aussi..eheh...belle soiree' et merci,Luciano
brianmcc (6221) 2013-09-07 10:48
this is a wonderful landscape image and a fantastic scenery. the path leads nicely into the scene and to the mountains in the background. love the sky and the lovely white clouds drifting across it.
PiotrF (22898) 2013-09-07 13:52
Matterhorn in panoramic view... nice shot.The first plan is excellent introduces in the picture.Fine scenery!
Nicou (151132) 2013-09-07 20:17
Fantastique vue du Cervin dans tout sa splendeur et beauté avec le premier plan et le chemin dans la roche et l'herbe quel panorama de rêve sueprbe compo de chez moi.
Bravo et amitié
amaryllis (37039) 2013-09-08 2:07
superbe photo des Alpes côté Suisse, un panorama devant lequel on est émerveillé
et le ciel est sublime avec ces nuages blancs
un cadrage superbe de l'ensemble
ktanska (29287) 2013-09-08 2:13
Always a pleasure to see views of Matterhorn. High peaks really surround you over there. That path literally seems to disappear into abyss.
I just checked my map that states altitude of Zermatt village being on the range of 1600m.
Noel_Byrne (33634) 2013-09-08 3:36
The mighty alps have never looked so good. Beautiful scene, the path leading in so nicely, and the sky creating those playful clouds as a wonderful backdrop to the awesome peaks.
Really nicely done. All the best
COSTANTINO (69694) 2013-09-08 4:20
a beautiful and breathtaking view of the Alps. It must be a very pleasant and adveturous experience to hike there.
cargus (10566) 2013-09-08 4:40
Superb landscape, beautiful blue colors, well framed and rendered, image well done.!
saxo042 (37966) 2013-09-08 4:46
A marvellous landscape view! The path suggests that you make a decision here, the narrow to the left or the wider to the right. There is a very interesting question here, with no answer.
eldancer1 (36343) 2013-09-09 7:41
Beautiful landscape! This was taken in July but there's still snow on the mountain, or does the snow ever go away. Love the clarity of those mountains and clouds. Very well done, tfs.
Silvio1953 (153075) 2013-09-09 8:33
Ciao Daniel, lovely dedication to our friend Eleni, fantastic mountain landscape, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
mkamionka (39965) 2013-09-12 7:01
beautiful panorama. I like it very much. Almost two years ago I changed jobs and I almost got a job very near to this mountain. Fate wanted me however to move to England. I always wonder how would my life look like if I got the other job. My TE gallery would have more photos of alpine landscapes like this one.
I like this mountain very much it is so sharp and the shape is so unique. You show it from a nice point of view with the green path in the foreground. Having a ND grad filter would help here a lot. I had similar trouble with my photos in Patagonia where the snow covered mountains and clouds were easily overexposed.
Very impressive work,
macjake (72623) 2013-09-13 21:19
Funny to see two hiking photos from you because I just got back from a hike myself today! haha
there sure are some great views up here I see!
how long was the hike? was it very difficult?
great to see the clouds too, as they almost make an important appearance.
fabbs99 (17179) 2013-09-13 21:50
This is an incredible landscape shot from the Alps.You have produced a really striking image here.Very well composed photo with excellent vivid colors.Thanks for sharing this good work.
claudeD (41598) 2013-09-16 9:33
was in Zermatt for several times and I was all the times impressed by this wonderful region. I have visited all the tmes in winter but I can see here that's even very interesting during summer times.Very good composition.Like the view very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
GiovanniG (3637) 2013-09-18 1:22
Out of so many splendid captures I select this outstanding capture. The detail and point view are perfection. I like the balance in thirds of sky distant mountains and the foreground. Exceptional work Daniel.
Warmest regards and thanks,
adores (46363) 2013-10-06 15:23
This must be a great region to go hiking. An impressive view indeed. I like the pov and colours are very good!
fritzi007 (12432) 2014-03-20 11:20
die Schweiz ist eine Reise wert, ich habe Verwande in der Nähe von Fribourg.
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- Copyright: Daniel Solinger (marabu61) (11279)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-07-26
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D90, Tamron 18-270mm, Hama Circular Polarizer 72 mm
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-07 8:59