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Matterhorn from Grindjisee
© Marek
Route: Background & foreground taken 5 hours / 300 meters apart.
Both foreground and background are stitched panoramas (3 each).
Dodging/burning of foreground to bring out detail.
Camera used: Olympus C-3000
5*VOTING: number of votes 234
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Brilliant!! Just Briliant.
Alan - 03/Dec/04
Profanisaurus Rex - 03/Dec/04
Fantastic image, captures the contrasting spirit of the area
Dave Stelmach - 04/Dec/04
are you a professional photographer? your gallery is stunning
Adders - 06/Dec/04
Awesome, truly awesome
Azza - 06/Dec/04
Nae bad at all, laddie.
Dave Collier - 09/Dec/04
2 nuts short of a rack - 04/Mar/05
After all that photoshop effort, I feel obliged to say that it would make a great chocolate box lid!
extreeemclimber - 19/Mar/05
But a very nice chocolate box lid,good picture.
Timmd - 17/Apr/05
Really captures Zermatt. Nice one! And great post-processing work too...
Brian Birtle - 15/May/05
I presume the original photos are very much like these on http://www.zenadsl6044.zen.co.uk/Valais/Main.htm
Ben Stokes - 28/Jun/05
looks like Cnicht on a good day!!
Chris McClellan - 25/Jan/06
Well done. (Yes there is a hint of jelousy there...) LOL!
nEptune - 03/Aug/06
I have to dissent here. This picture is just an extraordinary, unnecessary distortion of the truth. The whole thing has been compressed L to R by at least 20% ... to make the Matterhorn appear even steeper than it is. As if the Matterhorn needs any improving!!! This is a false image, and very disturbing to someone who loves the mountains, and particularly the Matterhorn, as I do.
Gordon Stainforth - 17/Sep/06
Agree with Gordon Stainforth on this one. Why create a landscape. Its totally wrong to do this even if you admit to it at the outset.
ches1000 - 30/Oct/06
A photo should be something captured as it is, there and then. I'm not saying this isn't a great looking image, but its not a true photograph, so quit with the superlatives.
Daigroom - 11/Mar/09
i actually have a pic of myself, standing on that rock to the right, with matterhorn in the back as my wallpaper. This must be one of the coolest places to take water+matterhorn shot :D
joa_ds@mount_Wiki - 02/May/09
I have a photo of me on the Matterhorn summit in 1960. Hence, regardless of others' carps I for one am happy to relive my past via your photo. Thank you!
hedonist07 - 06/Oct/13
I like the art in this. Some of the best pictures I have seen are the most surreal.
ElArt - 21/May/14
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