Anchorange – Denali | 218 km.

Denali_1200 blog

By Josep Manchado
Camera Nikon E5700
Lens Zoom-Nikkor ED @ 71.2 mm. – f./ 2.8
Date June 28th 2003 – 22:02
Formerly known as Denali by local natives, Mt. McKinley is the highest peak in N. America.
The peak has a large potential distant horizon and it is also found in an area of the planet where the air is usually free of pollution. The severe and changing weather also contributes to produce high transparency.
When it happens, the result may be one of the most magnificent views on Earth.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Mont Caro – Aneto | 205 km.

IMGcaroaneto

By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/250
Lens Sigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 300 mm. – f./8
Date February 9th 2014 – 11:06
A random sunday of February 2014, with rather low probabilities of success, I went to Mont Caro near Ebro river for trying to photograph Pyrenees range.
Even with lots of clouds and significant cold weather, the images managed to became quite impressive.

Continue reading

Mallorca – Montserrat | 215 km.

Cropped image from the original to show better detail
By Marcos Molina
Camera Canon eos 5D Mark II @ ISO100 – 1/6s
Lens Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM @ 400 mm – f/11
+ Canon converter 1.4x (= 560 mm)
Date February 28th 2010 – 18:06
Montserrat, the most spiritual mountain of Catalunya, with its unmistakeable jagged silhouette, 35 km. from Barcelona, seen from the island of Mallorca, across the Mediterranean, 215 km. away. View from Puig Roig top (1002m.), Tramuntana hills, at sunset.

Continue reading

Mont Caro – Mallorca | 240 Km.

acrosstheair
Click the image to start viewing a visual report (powerpoint)

By Marc Bret Gumà
Camera Panasonic Lumix DSC-FZ72 EXR @ ISO160 – 1/160
Lens 215 mm (equiv. 35mm: 1800mm) @ f/8
Date January 15rd 2015 – 08:17
Three and a half weeks before and after the winter solstice, the sun rises behind Sierra de Tramuntana in Mallorca island, as seen from a summit in southern Catalonia. This is helpful to portray those mountains, which would otherwise require higher transparency.

Continue reading