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Ridge Descent - Aguille du Midi
© tryfan06, Jun 2008
Camera used: Panasonic DMC-FX10
Date taken: 20th June 2008
VOTING: from 114 votes
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wow - great shot.
Tall Clare - 26/Aug/08
That is fantastic.
DougG - 26/Aug/08
Superb composition. As they say, in the right place at the right time!
Sean Kelly - 26/Aug/08
Surely a potential photo of the week right here!
Solcambs - 26/Aug/08
Great shot, and i'm the guy behind the guy with the camera......
mscl - 29/Aug/08
Cool photo !
mr mills - 31/Aug/08
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 31/Aug/08
I score 5 out of 5 - well done son!!!
tas168 - 31/Aug/08
How did you do this?
I'm guessing it was desaturated with a bit of blue hue added, but I can't work out how the sky ended so dark
pottsworth - 31/Aug/08
what about the face in the top of the ridge.. fantastic
laurencehicks - 31/Aug/08
How did I do it....
I under exposed by 1 stop, then just adjusted the contrast slightly.
Not sure what desaturation is and I didn't add any blue.
The "black sky" is actual the mountains in shadow in the background, hence with the under exposure they have gone all together.
tryfan06 - 01/Sep/08
wow, so this is pretty much as it came out of the camera?
Desaturation is removing all saturation from an image, ie turning it to black + white
pottsworth - 02/Sep/08
Yes, pretty much like this, just a tweek on the contrast.
Desaturation....hmmm...I'll have to take a look at that.
tryfan06 - 03/Sep/08
amazing photo, top marks
Caradog - 04/Sep/08
Great picture. Very similar to the one I have hanging on my wall!! See http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=48067
MaxWilliam - 05/Sep/08
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 07/Sep/08
This is absolutely stunning!
orge - 08/Sep/08
5 without a doubt, stunning. Just want to keep looking at it
Fidget - 12/Sep/08
that looks like a face in front of the people :)
Liam Copley - 24/Sep/08
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