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I was at this location three days in a row. The first day I ended up soaking wet in pouring rain. On day two I had to tie my camera to a massive rock because of...
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I was at this location three days in a row. The first day I ended up soaking wet in pouring rain. On day two I had to tie my camera to a massive rock because of super strong winds and I also took this picture while I was witnessing the rad colors in the sky. The third day was my favorite though. Actually I was pretty happy with this shot already, but I wanted to get a different angle. So again, I was hiking around for a while, looking for a better composition. But fog came in and I decided to call it a day, walked back to the trail and somehow intuitively looked up to the sky and saw a huge golden eagle right above my head. It was so close and impressive, I almost got scared and for a moment I was just stunned by it's majestic beauty. I watched it fly in circles and then eventually disappear in the fog over the lake. That was just epic and a moment to remember!
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26 Comments | Report
FergalBrady
 
FergalBrady October 02, 2018
Phenomenal capture. Well done
dkoch28 PRO+
 
dkoch28 October 02, 2018
Gorgeous!
Neckbone
 
Neckbone October 02, 2018
Beautiful scene and capture!
isilvaphoto
 
isilvaphoto October 02, 2018
Amazing
dakunin
 
dakunin October 08, 2018
Nice sky
marzenego PRO+
 
marzenego October 08, 2018
Everything in this composition is epic. Breathtaking! Congratulations. Bravo.
Wandervie
 
Wandervie October 17, 2018
Love this!
balkisothmani21
 
balkisothmani21 November 15, 2018
Very nice photo, just liked, if you are interested take a look at my photos I hope that you will like it
LeicaCL
 
LeicaCL November 17, 2018
An excellent capture, great hike too.
Rafaphoto PRO+
 
Rafaphoto November 18, 2018
Spectacular
ianthomas_0997 PRO+
 
ianthomas_0997 December 02, 2018
Just up my street this, stunning image. Just wondering if you used two separate exposures? long exposure for the sky and a faster speed to capture the landscape. Either way it's a great shot
Tamaloa PRO+
 
Tamaloa December 02, 2018
Wow
Paulacook144 PRO+
 
Paulacook144 December 17, 2018
Welcome to View Bug. Beautiful colours in this image.
ssshoot PRO+
 
ssshoot February 05, 2019
Superb!
robjac85 PRO+
 
robjac85 February 14, 2019
Beautiful
Geeky1967 PRO
 
Geeky1967 November 09, 2019
Wow
mariadel PRO
 
mariadel December 16, 2019
Excelente captura
GCurran PRO+
 
GCurran December 30, 2019
Congratulations!
ipayman
 
ipayman December 31, 2019
amazing photo
RogerBrooks PRO+
 
RogerBrooks December 31, 2019
Congrats! Gorgeous photo
Trudie PRO+
 
Trudie Jan 06
Congrats on the win!! ...;)
Free-Spirit PRO
 
Free-Spirit May 26
Congratulations for your award!! Magnificent!!
Stefnie PRO+
 
Stefnie May 27
Congratulations. Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful shot.
ruicampos
 
ruicampos Jun 10
Bonita foto. Bem conseguida. Parabéns pelo prémio.
lyoung403b PRO
 
lyoung403b Jul 01
Great shot
lyoung403b PRO
 
lyoung403b Jul 01
where id this located please? it's gorgeous!

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo near my home "Haslital" in the bernese alps in Switzerland on a hike after work.
Time
After I left work at 5 I hiked up to this cool place, waiting for the sunset in fall.
Lighting
Those valley in the alps are still difficult for me to shoot, although it's what I shoot mostly. The sun sets early, usually before the clouds light up, so getting the perfect light is all about finding the right place.
Equipment
I used my Lumix GH5 with the 12-60mm on a Benro Travel Angel tripod.
Inspiration
I love mountains, I love glaciers and I love nature. So living in this beautiful area is all the inspiration I need. I often stand on viewpoints just looking through those massive valleys. It makes my hart jump. So me standing in front of this scenery is somehow staged, but somehow it isn't.
Editing
My surreal style of my images needs a lot of post processing, I shot multiple exposure brackets for the foreground a long exposure for the sky and a "selfie" for me on the rock.
In my camera bag
On one day trips I have with me: Lumix GH5 Camera, 12-60mm f2.8, 7-14mm f2.8, 45-175mm f4, ND Filter Kit, Benro Travel Angel tripod, remote release, cleaning kit, 4 spare batteries.
Feedback
Use google earth for a first check of the area. Then go out as much as possible, enjoy nature and shoot the things that makes you feel good. I usually don't search for leading lines or compositional elements. Shoot what your heart tells you.

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