When flying from Santiago, Chile, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (via Sao Paulo), I was fortunate enough to get a window seat. After a steep climb out of the airport, it almost seemed that we barely cleared the mountains! The view, with night closing in, was breath-taking!
This picture was cropped from the original to remove most of the bottom of the window frame. I also increased the contrast to counter some over-exposure and atmospheric haze, reduced the saturation to bring the colours back as close as possible to the original, and 'despeckled' in an attempt to eliminate the visible 'image noise'.
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npecanhuk (77825) 2010-08-03 11:23
The Andes in that part of Chile are very impressive and mighty and you were lucky to see them from the plane! It's a good picture, although I miss a bit more of sharpness, brightness and colors! Not easy to get top quality images from the window of an airplane, right?!
TFS - congratulations!