This picture is of a very rare event. The mountain is known as the Three Sisters and in the Sonoran Desert they get snow about once every hundred years. The picture was taken in the early morning and you can see the glow on the needles of the Saharjo Cactus.
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ChrisJ (102765) 2012-03-03 5:02
Love the Saguaro Cacti here. The snowcapped peaks make a magnificent backdrop. Good sharpness & well framed & composed. Excellent strong light contrasts & a nice blue sky. Tfs!
dta (70313) 2012-03-03 5:45
Ciao Giovanni ,
A splendid nature composition . Like the contrast between the "lush green" desert in the FG , and the superb snowy peaks in the BG .
federico (3102) 2012-03-03 7:00
hello giovanni, , very nice shot of this rare event, it is stunning indeed to see a snowy mountain in the desert with cactus!!
really well captured
pajaran (54157) 2012-03-03 10:04
Lep pogled i jednistveni trenutak planine sa snegom, dobra i lepa dokument fotografija.
Dobar tekst, snimka i kompozicija, lepe boje.
Imajte lep dan za odmor.
Sve najbolje za vikend sa lepim secanjem na jedinstveni trenutak i 2006. godinu.
Nice view and a unique moment of the mountains with snow, and pretty good document images.
Good text, image and composition, beautiful colors.
Have a nice day for a holiday.
All the best for the weekend with some nice memories of a unique moment and 2006. year.
vasilpro (41091) 2012-03-03 10:49
Wonderful mountainscape composition, beautiful view, excellent POV and DOF, lovely light and colors, very nice framework, TfS!
Have a nice weekend, Vasilis.
jimkil (1706) 2012-03-03 11:56
I hear Montana is great, I missed there as our visa was running out so it was a shame, america is too big. I have been to the Apache junction, although I cannot believe the snow here as we visited in early spring and was very dry. I love the cactus in the image which gives the image life and colour. A rare sight for sure especially in the desert.
Regards from NZ
baddori (20021) 2012-03-03 13:44
Una immagine preziosa ...anche fra 50 anni e una composizione ben impaginata.
Di nuovo le tre sorelle ...alla prossima ...
jusninasirun (17162) 2012-03-03 16:46
This is beautiful image and you will have to wait another 100 years to get the shot. The foreground has good contrast against the snow covered mountain. Useful note and a good composition.
Thanks and have a great weekend,
Nicou (127818) 2012-03-04 3:35
quelle belle vue sueprbe compo et iamge quelle belle kontage avec cette végétation en premie rplan grandisoe cpatage et iamge.
Bravo et amitié
jacquest (18869) 2012-03-05 12:07
This is a very nice capture of this rare phenomenon. The distance gives deepness toward the 3 sisters, well franed by the two cacti. The strong contrast between green and white is interesting and the cloudy sky adds to the mood. The colors are well rendered and the shapness is excellent.
pierrefonds (59354) 2012-03-05 15:42
The distance between the cactus and the mountains is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the cactus and of the mountains. The morning light is enhancing the beauty of the colors. Have a nice day.
Miguel82 (26242) 2012-03-06 4:35
very good image