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Category:Scenic
Subcategory:Mountains
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Ball Ridge, Glacier, Moon, Mount Cook, Mountains, New Zealand Landscapes, Snowing Mountains, Southern Alps
Photo Info

Dimensions7360 x 4912
Original file size38.1 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken6-Nov-14 18:45
Date modified15-Oct-16 18:46
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D800E
Focal length24 mm
Focal length (35mm)24 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure0.3s at f/13
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeSpot
Digital zoom1x
A State of Tranquility

A State of Tranquility

The Ball Ridge is a mountain ridge on the other end of Mount Cook range, at height of 1750 m. The view towards north-east from the Ball Ridge is simply stunning: a massive glacier river flowing from the gully between two mountain ranges, while a number of mountain peaks and glaciers underneath form a vast landscape presenting an incredible visual impact.

This image was taken on 6 November 2014 - a full moon night. Soon after the sun went down, a full moon rose behind the mountain peaks, a mix of pink and blue tones occurring during this time illuminated the surroundings, and presented a peaceful mood.

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