Annapurna Trails

Natural and man-made streaks of light meet in the Himalayan night at Annapurna south, as hikers make their way to the base camp for the sunrise spectacle. Machhapuchhare Base Camp, Nepal. This image is available as a print. f/4.0, 8 minutes, ISO 320, 80.0 mm on Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, 5D Mk II body.

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Fading Light on Fishtail

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. An evening scene at Annapurna Base Camp, at an elevation of roughly 4,000m. On such clear nights “Fishtail” (also known as Machhapuchhare, in the background) gets bathed in a beautiful reddish glow, signalling the arrival of a starry night. This…

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Curtain of Stone

This image is best viewed large – please click on it for a larger version. Taken on a day of exploration in the area of Machhapuchhare Base Camp, where every turn reveals a new panorama. This is an incredible wall of conspicuous light rock and steep fluted snow faces that links Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare.…

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