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Lobuche valley


Lobuche valley
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Copyright: Mikhail Perfilov (perfil) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 26] (166)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2002-11
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Canon EOS 300, Canon EF 28-80mm 1:3.5-5.6 II, Fuji Superia 400
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-01-23 15:33
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is the valley of Lobuche Khola that rushes down from Lobuche peak alongside Khumbu glacier (map). The peaks here are Taboche (left) and Cholatse - same as on the previous shot, but from the other side of the ridge.

The valley is a part of Everest trek - the most popular one in Nepal and probably on Earth. Below me (in the lower left corner) is the village of Pheriche, above the lake is Cho La pass - the way into Gokyo valley. Everest is to the right (north).

Trekking to Taboche base camp and climbing its slopes is a good pass time during acclimatisation day many take after reaching Pheriche or Dingboche. Another good one is Chukung Ri and Lhotse wall along Imja Khola to the North East.

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  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2005-01-23 18:05]

Great shot, I love it. The perspective is super and I like the composition. Very well done Mikhail.

A very nice landscape shot. Great composition and detail I love the clouds around the peaks. Very Nice!

Very good Mikhail,
It's very powerful mountains.
Very good composition, perspective and details.
Very well done.

What a splendid wilderness, Mikhail : rock colossus with jagged ,,aiguille,, peaks almost like towers and all effects of glaciation visible: white glaciers, morraines in shades of gray, lakes of thick turcoise all in a splendid geological chromatic contrast with the alpine tundra. Bravo !

I am realy enjoying these Himalain veiws, they a very good the details are superb, this one is no different from the others in this respect, the veiw and details are very clear and the POV is a good one with room for the eye to travel up and out of the image. TFS

HI Mikhail,
You have fantastic mountain shots.
I would think this one is in the south American Andes. Mountains are fantastic and very dramatic and great presentation of the surroundings.
TFS - shir

amazing landscape, TFS Ori

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