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Everest from Kala Pattar 6th June 2007

4 Responses to “Everest from Kala Pattar”

  1. 1
    Kheoh Yee Wei:

    this is a classic shot ! Nice tones and compo,very worth for a postcard :D

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    ferenc ecseki:

    very very nice job … well done HDR!!! the clouds did nt move fast??? movement is an issue with the multiple images HDR requires … this should be for sale in your store as well.

  3. 3
    Herbert:

    Love this shot! I could never get a good day to see Everest so well from here.

  4. 4
    cako:

    Very nice photo ! I\'ve been on top of Kala Pattar in 2004 but it was very cloudy and stormy … so my "Everest Pics". ;-)

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Everest from Kala Pattar

The story behind "Everest from Kala Pattar"

Kala Pattar is a small mountain at the start of the Khumbu Glacier. In fact is is not even a separate mountain, but a ridge from PumoRi.

The claim to fame of Kala Pattar is that you can see the top part of Everest here, something you cannot from the Basecamp, which is a few hundred meters lower and some kilometers away.

This is a HDR composite to get richer tones of the dark mountain, shot with Canon Eos 5D, with 70-200mmL IS at 200mm.

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