A glacier in New Zealand?like Jan
Yes, this is Fox Glacier as it descends to the west coast from the icefields in the vicinity of Aoraki-Mt Cook, NZ. I loove the alpine country.
Warm greetings from Brisbane (I have been away quite a bit lately)
It is a very special photo! a magnificent glacier and a little lovely branch at the left corner... so excellent composition....
I love it!!!
Hello dear Fü.
As I approached the glaciers from the coast I found the whole experience awe-inspiring! The great volumes of ice, that were descending so steeply, were hard to comprehend. Previously I had been on the alpine peaks and on the icefields at the source of the glacier and that is a very different experience. I guess I came away from both visits stunned and awestruck.
As you realise, the little branch included in this photo was deliberate. It was a way of saying that I felt so small and frail as I looked up at the awesome icefall that appeared to be descending from the clouds! It is 7kms from where I was standing to the point where the glacier emerges from under the cloud in the background. Even now, as I look at the photo, I cannot comprehend that it is sooo big. Majestic and awesome.
WOW! What a great sight to see. Must go one day. Great photo Ian. Cheers Gary
Go Gary Go!!
Excellent picture/composition Ian. L! Greetings Berend
Thank you for the explanation dear Ian. Fü
Amazing beauty, very well captured! - Kind regards
Thanks again, Berend for your encouragement. Ian
You certainly encourage me to think creatively, Fü and that generates better images. So thanks again. I look forward now to your coming to Australia, and we will be able to explore much beauty together.
Hello Christos. This is a majestic area, full of grandeur so it means there are many wonderful photos of this area. At this viewpoint, I watched as the descending cloud rolled down the descending glacier. It really was quite dramatic.
Добрый день Ian! Замечательный снимок! Величественная стихия! L8+F2 С дружеским приветом из Украины и наилучшими пожеланиями, Станислав.
Uno spettacolo della natura stupendo, bravo un saluto dall'italia bruno
Thankyou Stanislav. It is a majestic landscape - no doubt about that. The alpine areas of NZ are awesome.
Warm regards from Brisbane,
I am very pleased that you appreciate this scene, Bruno. "Stupendo" indeed.
Warmest greetings from Brisbane.
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Photo taken in Westland District, West Coast, New Zealand
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