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Cerro Torre At Dusk


Posted by E.J. Peiker on Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:49 am

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Cerro Torre - Argentina/Chile
D810, 80-400mm @ 290mm, ISO 200, f/7.1, 6s


After sunset in Patagonia's famous winds, the moist wind hits the windward side of the mountain causing it to compress and form clouds.  I'm standing in Argentina and everything in front of the pinnacle of the mountain is in Argentina and everything behind it is in Chile.

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by Des on Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:07 pm
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A very dramatic scene well captured.
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by Peter Ireland on Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:44 pm
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Impressive peaks.Wonderful capture EJ.
 

by John Labrenz on Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:13 pm
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Dramatic!...amazing scenery.
 

by david fletcher on Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:50 pm
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Awesome image EJ. Immense range captured beautifully.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:37 pm
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What an amazing place! A timeless capture of these stunning peaks and all the more fascinating with your description of the location and what it represents.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:42 pm
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Incredible sight! All I could think of when I saw this, was Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings", when they start to go over formidable mountains.... Carhadhras , I think. An austere beauty to be sure.
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