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Shadowy descent

Photo: Henriette Beikirch


Descending from the Quarterdeck in Mt Aspiring National Park towards French Ridge Hut, a group of Canadian climbers skirt cornices and drop-offs above Gloomy Gorge. Passing cloud shadow added to the drama of the scene.
Camera Canon Powershot G1X.

Settings 1/320 sec, aperture f/16, ISO100.

– Henriette Beikirch