This is photo is taken at the end the Grivaleabahn, the farthest eastern lift of the Silvetta Arena of on the Austrian-Swiss border. The main village on the Swiss side is Samnaun and on the Austrian side it is Ischgl. The Grivaleabahn has a length of 1,553 meters. The highest mountain peak in the background is Die Stammerspritzer, 3,254 m. These skiers have just arrived by the lift and are on their way down to Alp Bella.
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npecanhuk (78475) 2010-02-20 3:02
Magnificent mountain landscape!
Excellent pov, vertical format and composition with the skiers!
Sharpness, exposure, dof and colors are very good features here too!
TFS - congratulations!
mauro61 (52857) 2010-02-20 3:13
mi piace questa inquadratura con il bianco che predomina e i colori degli sciatori a spezzare l'uniformitā della scena.
Ottima la luce e il POV,
holmertz (59032) 2010-02-20 3:55
If you know how to do it, it must be a terrific excperience to go down these slopes. I am satisfied just with watching this breathtaking view and enjoying the brightness of the photo and the strong colours among the pople.
saxo042 (37966) 2010-02-20 7:38
A beautiful place, must have been some very pleasant days here in this weather and all the snow in the right place!This is a very fine picture where the curving ski tracks in the foreground add a loy to your composition. The red jacket is accurately placed at the third and the ridges far away are framing the persons in a very attractive way.
bosskokoss (2272) 2010-02-20 11:29
Hello Ulf. Fine composition with excellent contrast and sharpness. Fantastic view, nice colours and good sharpness.
That's a beautiful and pleasant picture! Regards Piotr.
edge (7409) 2010-02-20 17:22
Hello ulfE, Surfing the gallery today, your picture popped right out catching my eye. This is wonderful snow scene of this area. I like the fact that you captured the ski tracks and the individuals as you photographed the mountains. Pristine and white, the mountains are the background, but also they are the main feature of the shot. Watching the Olympics on TV, brings this shot in to greater interest too. I love Voralberg having been there many times. Our base is Bregenz and we only go there in summer. Regards. Roger
carper (96) 2010-02-20 23:35
very beautiful Ulf,
a good winter sport scene, good colors, fine atmosphere, good photo, very well taken shot, have a good day.
bukitgolfb301 (45111) 2010-02-21 0:29
Hi my dear Ulf
Perfect stable comosition and framework as usual.
Wonderful vivid color presentation too.
The naming of the title is sigfinicant indeed.
Thanks for your sharing and best regards,
ellelloo (6572) 2010-02-21 4:40
This is both a breathtakingly beautiful alpine landscape photo and a good alpine skiing document. Excellent POV and composition and perfect snow colours in both highlighted and shadowed parts. Superbly managed light, excellent contrast and sharpness. A real feast for the eyes!
rodgerg (55767) 2010-02-23 11:02
An excellent nad very efficince vertical composition with the skiers well located and which invite to discovery. The tops of the mountains give a very plesant graphic effect. The colors of the skiers arise in the white - well exposed - of the snow.
Have a nice evening,
danos (103082) 2010-05-20 1:13
Good morning Ulf,
nice Winters scenery with the skiers to be ready to start their their 'stroll' on the snows.The colourful dress are the eye catcher of the scene.Well done.
Have a nice day,Danos