Machapuchare or fish tail is a mountain in the Annapurna Himal of north central Nepal. It is 6993 m high. It is revered by the local population as particularly sacred to the god Shiva, and hence is off limits to climbing.
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jmdias (48315) 2012-05-15 7:32
amazing mountain, the highest I saw had around 6,800 and was in chile.nice contrast between the branche and the natural monument. a photo in difficul conditions. I guess it would be better if you had left less light, the tree would be very dark but the shapes of the mountains will gain more visibility. anyway it is a nice view.
eldancer1 (20728) 2012-05-15 8:48
Wow! Beautiful mountain! Nicely captured with good details. Great pov and wonderful colors. Very well done, tfs.
ikeharel (43903) 2012-05-15 8:52
A fabulous cone-shape summit, ice-white arise from the mist of the vally in FG, majesticaly prominent in view.
Clear bright day, you had much luck.
mohammad_H (7488) 2012-05-15 9:19
چشم انداز فوق العاده از قله ماچاپوچاره زیر این اسمان ابی
شاخه درختان در پیش زمینه در تعادل عکس
وضوح خوب با مدیریت در نور
The blue sky above the landscape below the peak Machapvcharh
Branches of trees in the background image in the balance
Good clarity with light
golus (2893) 2012-05-15 9:37
A strikingly beautiful mountain scenery. Amazing contrast between the tree on the FG and the mountain. Exquisite sharpness and details too. A very remarkable photo. Tahnks for sharing. Best wishes,
bayno (18334) 2012-05-15 10:29
Am very familiar with this place and this mountain in Nepali means mountain with two peaks, from your POV is not known but the top of the mountain has two peaks and it is very difficult a mountain to climb ... great shot ... beautiful colors...
TRB (12890) 2012-05-15 14:51
The charming, very nice framing.
Perfectly with the smoky mountains of snow.
gervaso (9247) 2012-05-15 18:09
Nepal... that's a place I really want to go someday! It doesn't have to be on top of these mountains, the base is enough to me. The snow mixed with the clouds makes the image really interesting! Wonderful job!
ChrisJ (91200) 2012-05-16 0:52
I have been there in 2000. Pokhara was wonderful and so was Sarankot. They had some bad floods there this year, & a whole village was washed away :-( I would use levels to reduce brightness & contrast on the snowy peak & sky, excluding the bottom right corner & using a large feather of 100+ pixels. Tfs!
jemaflor (74044) 2012-05-16 4:16
Des montagnes imposantes et somptueuses, on aimerait que le vent chasse un peu plus les nuages, la présence sur ton cadrage de ces feuillages vert apporte un bon premier plan et un peu de teintes complémentaires.
chrisvek (6995) 2012-05-16 7:16
Very unique atmosphere on this shoot.Very nice lightning and perfect time for this shoot.Very nice POV.Well done
Have a nice day
ayferaldanmaz (1085) 2012-05-16 7:38
superb pov, excellent light manegment and dof. wonderful photo full of mystery, tfs..
ourania (18532) 2012-05-16 11:52
you have composed this lovely picture very well. The shape of the distant sacred mountain and that of the tree on the foreground are very similar. Only the tree, with its closeness, clarity, vivid colour and texture represents reality on earth, while the mountain, distant, dimmer, imposing, piercing the clouds, represents something unapproachable and sublime. I love the textures on the snow-covered peaks.
All the best,
PecoBud (3824) 2012-05-16 16:55
No climbing? How about hiking? Too bad, this mountain range looks really beautiful and scary at the same time, and would be fun to explore it.
Anyway, wonderful DOF with the plant in the FG showing depth and with great care to the clarity at the top of this beautiful mountain mixing with the clouds. Looks like a frustrating shot to take with the strong light in all, but you pulled it off greatly Miguel.
TFS...........Your friend from California.............Buddy
Sonata11 (31199) 2012-05-16 21:10
Wow!!! What a spectacular view with an amazing perspective and fantastic management of light, color, sharpness, perfect clarity. Marvellous execution photo job. An excellent result. Wonderful work. Thanks for sharing. Perfectly well done.
All the best,
AliMoein (780) 2012-05-17 1:33
Beautiful landscape photo
Very good colors and light
Good your job
All the best
Afsanehbagheri (3206) 2012-05-20 8:14
Posing and lighting is excellent. Well displayed.
Congratulations and best wishes.
rychem (13584) 2012-05-23 11:04
This here is a poetic photo of imposing mountains covered with snow, well done
mcmtanyel (5173) 2013-05-18 18:58
This is just exquisite. Nice DOF, good color and light management, effective composition. Well done!
danos (78040) 2013-06-17 11:38
nice the view of the branch as outline perfect against the snowy Mt.I like the created texture of the snow as cover every cm. of it.
Indrasish (2349) 2013-09-14 21:45
Excellent shot here.. I like the composition and the wonderful colors.. Superb image quality and nice graphical effects.. Very well done..
Good morning and have a nice sunday..
NorthernLight (1131) 2013-11-20 14:07
the mountain in the background looks mysterious
and impressive. Ancient myths about the home of the gods come to my mind. The green leaves of the tree creates a beautiful contrast to the mountain and makes the picture more exciting.
A mighty mountain and a great photo, Miguel!
All the best