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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
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Keywords:Alps., Mount Cook, Mountains, New Zealand Landscapes, Sky, Snow, Southern Alps, Stars
Photo Info

Dimensions7360 x 4912
Original file size29.5 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken7-Nov-14 19:48
Date modified29-Nov-14 09:18
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length14 mm
Focal length (35mm)14 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure4s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 640
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
Moonlight over Alpine Glaciers

Moonlight over Alpine Glaciers

November 2014, it was early summer in south hemisphere. But no summer on the southern alps of New Zealand.

Ball Ridge is at the other end of Mount Cook Range, at height of 1750m. Due to a snow-storm 3 days ago and an overnight snow fall on 6 Nov 2014, it was quite challenging to climb to the ridge from the Ball Hut with 700m vertical height. It took us 6 hours to complete this hard climb.

Taken on 7 November 2014, this image illustrates a grand view from Ball Ridge towards the alpine glacier under a full-moon light.

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