At this place, near the mountain pass Kayaeshik (2532 m above sea level), numerous streams flowing down from the glaciers on the snowy slopes of the Mount Elbrus, flow together forming the Malka River. The Kizilkol is the biggest of these streams. Along it, we had to ascend on the Palnbashi Saddle (3691 m).
In the picture, you can see the canyon of Malka in the foreground, a spur of the Mount Shaukam (2879,7 m) in the background and the so-called “Valley of Castles” in the middle.
GPS coordinates: 43.43308 Lat, 42.52764 Long, 2520 m
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dip (23764) 2010-12-17 23:45
amazing image of that impressive landscape,I like the playing of light and shadows in the foreground,wonderful green tones as well,a wonderful composition,
pajaran (53731) 2010-12-17 23:46
Lepo mesto sa kanjonom i planinom, kako li izgleda danas kada je stigla zima sa snegom.
Dobar ugao i ostrina snimka, lepe boje i fotografija.
Lepo je, dobar rad i secanje.
Prijatan dan sa lepim vremenom, imajte lep vikend.
Nice place with canyon and mountain, as it seems now that winter has arrived with snow.
A good corner sharpness and image, beautiful colors and images.
It is nice, good performance and memory.
Nice day with beautiful weather, keep a nice weekend.
All the best.
npecanhuk (68238) 2010-12-18 0:52
Beautiful nature picture!
Sharpness, exposure, chosen pov, colors, pp, contrasts, vertical format and composition are all very good here!
TFS - congrats,
dta (69490) 2010-12-18 3:25
Another gorgeous view of this superb canyon. The picture is very well composed with the beautiful summit in the BG .
Urs (14082) 2010-12-18 3:28
What a steep valley and so green. Very beautiful and charming scenery, far away as it looks from the civilization, what certainly is a good thing. Your contrasts and color hues are superb. Well done.
siamesa (27753) 2010-12-18 4:08
Bom dia Sergiy
The effect of the lights and shadows in the mountains make a fantastic view. Superb perspective, very nice colors and excellent point of view.
TFS and have a nice weekend.
JCG (35129) 2010-12-18 6:04
Still a very beautiful light on this impressive mountainous landscape which creates interesting reliefs on this splendid canyon. Good contrast with the background. Vertiginous, thank you Sergiy.
With all my friendships and an excellent WE,
emilbo (22616) 2010-12-18 12:31
Très joli paysage et excellentes perspective avec les montagnes derrière dans la fumée atmosphérique.. Les rochers en avant-plan sont de toute beauté mais il ne faut pas trop s'approcher comme tu as fait pour prendre la photo. Les tons de vert sont superbes et beau contraste avec les rochers.
Tous mes compliments et bon dimanche,
ciakgiak (30421) 2010-12-18 13:27
what a marvelous scenery! This is a superb green landscape with a magnificent light and fantastic colors. Congratulations and TFS.
Gerrit (50748) 2010-12-18 17:54
impresssive mountain landscape.
Good light and excelent composition.
Sonata11 (33426) 2010-12-18 23:15
amazing view of this landscaping. This place is a very impressive and beautiful. The colors, sharpness, contrast, exposure, all are super. Great composition. It's pleasure to look at this landscaping.
All the best and have a great weekend,
danos (88913) 2010-12-20 0:23
nice the sight of this mountain scape view with the light to be a bit harsh.I like the perspective and the depth as the view of the canyon of Malka on the foreground.
Have a good day,Danos
mkamionka (31525) 2010-12-22 7:13
beautiful mountain view.
I like the play of the light with shade here. Some fog makes an interesting contrast between the closer and further regions here.
Very well done,
siolaw (38292) 2010-12-22 22:03
An impressive landscape with sharp and dangerous looking drops!
Vertical framing works well. I like the soft colours, fading in the background...
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-07-11
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Western Part of Caucasus Mountains
- Date Submitted: 2010-12-17 23:35