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Nuns in a snowstorm in Rongbuk monastery, Tibet 5th July 2007

5 Responses to “Nuns in a snowstorm in Rongbuk monastery, Tibet”

  1. 1
    Michael Rawluk:

    That is a wonderful shot. The Tibetan colours are always incredible.

  2. 2
    josef:

    Beautiful. I love the snow-part of this photo..

  3. 3
    Jeff Ambrose:

    Nice effect with the longer exposure.

  4. 4
    ferenc ecseki:

    good contrast of the warm colors and the feeling of the cold from those snowflakes … 2 subjects are nice too .. better than one .. nice composition :)

  5. 5
    Kevin:

    Une photo zen, une photo que l’on prend plaisir à regarder longuement. Super !

  • Canon EOS 20D
  • 0.040 s (1/25) (1/25)
  • f/22.0
  • shutter priority (semi-auto)
  • 800
  • 2005:04:28 14:49:09
  • matrix
  • 70.00 (70/1)
  • Auto Exposure
Nuns in a snowstorm in Rongbuk monastery, Tibet

The story behind "Nuns in a snowstorm in Rongbuk monastery, Tibet"

The courtyard turned white within a few minutes, the snowflakes came down quickly. The nuns in the Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world at 5000m altitude, were looking for cover. I tried to capture the snow with a long exposure, so that’s why it looks a bit surreal..

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