Another day in Torres del Paine National Park. The weather is changing day after day, hour after hour. After days of rain, snow and even (!) sun we have experienced this great day with my favorite clouds on the sky above the Torres del Paine peaks.
As masses of air move, they reach obstacles, like mountains, at some point. They get turbulanced and with an upward movement of air, altocumulus lenticularis clouds arise. Position of clouds like this often depends on the wind direction (they arise in the same places). I was working in Antarctica as a meteorologist and I was watching some of this clouds, and looking if they were in the same positions.
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sayan (2617) 2007-10-30 8:32
this is awesome! I am really spellbound seeing the clouds! Amazing! The colours are great. Nothing much to say!
AndreiSter (0) 2007-10-30 8:39
Really amazing cloud,indeed from other space.You`re so lucky catching such a beauty,beeing in front of your eyes.Great capture once again.A spectaculous show in the air.
Butterflyka (518) 2007-10-30 8:42
Interesting clouds u captured.I have never seen them in such POV.Great colours and sharpness!
Merline (0) 2007-10-30 8:43
Splendid! I don't know what more to say, of course your pov is perfect:-)
Am in awe of such beauty of nature, thank you for sharing, very interesting note too!
Paolo (41222) 2007-10-30 8:45
Hi Piotr, fantastic one, that wonderful clouds are well capture, with wonderufl colours, light an composition.
sevy (15359) 2007-10-30 8:45
Thanks for those photos from the other side of the world. This shape of clouds is incredible and the use of the polarizer increased the contrast between the white clouds and the deep blue sky.
Gierlinski (946) 2007-10-30 8:50
DKJP jakie piekne zdjecie Piotrus,
I jeszcze te lenticularisy....
Z pozdrowieniami YYY
anes_lc (14968) 2007-10-30 8:54
another stunning shot from you ...it seams you see things that most of the people doesn´t:)
i like the layers of colors here ,perfect shot
COSTANTINO (54383) 2007-10-30 8:55
superb composition,very beautiful picture with the perfect light, sharpness and nice colours,
Very well done,
melmcree (18) 2007-10-30 9:05
That is extremely amazing! The clouds seem out of this world! I really like the little touch of brown in the peak it is a nice little touch.
brandstaetter (15915) 2007-10-30 9:29
Incredible ! Simply incredible ! Striong perspective and perfect crop, too..
Cheers from austria, chris
trekks (14348) 2007-10-30 9:41
.the clouds are the main ingradient here
.very strong layers of clouds
.the mountains are sharp and good details
.blue sky and darker blue at the top
.great pov, composition
.overall, well done!
Dyerco (10185) 2007-10-30 9:45
Well done with this image. You have captured a unique bit of nature. The strong line in the cloud takes our eye around and around.
partha (14020) 2007-10-30 10:03
Never seen such a sky. Extraordinary and a rare view.
Wandering_Dan (3449) 2007-10-30 10:05
A most unusual and beautiful shot! I would have said it was too dark, except that the little bit of light brown mountaintop, right where the diagonals are pointing at, makes the whole thing work.
crisnique (857) 2007-10-30 10:08
Great great sky indeed! Incredible clouds and colours. Useful notes (very professional;))
Regards from Italy.
tehanu_f (6896) 2007-10-30 13:48
You are bombarding the TE with unbelievable views! I don't want to repeat myself, but I can't help saying it once more: You are soooo lucky to roam such places! This is a superb sight and a superb photo.
chpp (4281) 2007-10-30 15:25
great image. very nice effect on the cloud and very sharp depth
the mountains and the blue sky are perfect.
mphotographies (1976) 2007-10-30 22:39
I've never seen such cloud formation, looks like an inverted landscape of snow. Graphic nature imagery, solid colour patches of white and blue makes an attention grabbing photo! Nice!
Bruno40 (6658) 2007-10-31 3:13
Really amazing photo!!
very well done
plimrn (21344) 2007-11-01 7:32
When I was looking for members who live in Chile; I chanced across this stunning photo. One of my favorite photos of Mt Shasta, California has a lenticular cloud but I have never in my life seen anything like this one. It truly seems to be from another space. In more recent times I have tried to limit my favoritesw to photos that have not recieved that honor but for this photo, I must make an exception. I want to be able to find it always.
Paul65 (1402) 2007-11-01 13:09
Przepiękna podniebna perspektywa, ukazująca niezwykłe chmury, które dla nas Polaków są słabo znane w takiej formie.
Podoba mi się, że na zakręcie tej podniebnej drogi znalazły się kontrastujące na żółto skały.
Gratuluję, świetne zdjęcia.
baba_flies (8829) 2007-11-02 3:27
This version is fantastic too, maybe even more impressive as we seem to be closer to the clouds, and what I find fantastic is the very tiny bit of sun shining up there giving light to one of the mountains. I know the Foehn in our Alps but they never bring these huge ships like these boys up there :) But I know how they feel when flying ... very dangerous and a stupid thing to do, they can easily flip you over. Your blues by the way are amazing, they have something stingy. Excellent photo, I really love it. Barbara.
jasmis (57824) 2007-11-09 7:29
Cieszę się, że wróciłeś i z odjazdowymi fotografiami. Rzadko mamy okazję oglądać bieguny zimna. Świetna prezentacja.
serge44 (273) 2007-11-09 7:35
superbe ciel surplombant la chaîne de montagnes
merci piotr amitiés serge
Lika (268) 2007-11-11 11:16
Great colors AND LIGHT!
Thanks for sharing!
smash2707 (3320) 2012-11-28 10:41
I love the composition focusing on the huge, stunning cloud and showing the top of the mountain range. Nice colors, sharpness, light management. TFS
- Copyright: Piotr Angiel (Piotr_Angiel) (2564)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-03-01
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D80, Nikkor AF-S 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 G DX IF-ED, Hoya Cir.Polarizing
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/320 seconds
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- Date Submitted: 2007-10-30 8:28
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