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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Alps, Malte Brun Range, Mountains, Mt Cook, New Zealand Landscapes, Rivers, Sunrise, Tasman, Tasman River, Valley
Photo Info

Dimensions12000 x 4615
Original file size21.7 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken8-Jul-14 06:00
Date modified3-Nov-16 19:27
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length14 mm
Focal length (35mm)14 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/5 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
Malte Brun Range

Malte Brun Range

9 July 2014, it was winter in southern hemisphere.

From Mount Cook Range, at height of 1500 m, we could view both sides of two major mountain ranges: Sealy Range and Malte Brun Range. In one most intensified sunrise morning during our mountain trip, I made this image capturing a magnificent view of Malte Brun Range with Tasman Valley underneath, while the far end Lake Pukaki on the right is the catchment of Tasman River.

This image was a result of stitching 18 successive shots from left to right all taken within a few minutes, using lens 14-24 mm f/2.8 at 14mm end. The original image is of 15280 Px x 4615 Px with the size almost 100 MB.

The entire image illustrates a 240-degree grand view of this amazing scenery, far beyond our naked eyes' perspective.