Posts Tagged ‘mountain’

The Story Behind this Incredible Mountaintop Northern Lights Photograph

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Conveying the grandeur of the Aurora Borealis is a serious challenge for a photographer. How are you supposed to capture the splendor of the event, give it a sense of scale, and somehow imbue that photograph with the emotion involved in actually witnessing the polar spirits for yourself?

There probably isn’t a magical mixture of ingredients that will yield the ideal northern lights photograph, but the image above by photographer Max Rive is one of the closest we’ve seen, and he was kind enough to share the details behind it with us. Read more…

Project Uses 360º GoPro Setup to Let You Climb Up a 13,000-Foot Peak in the Alps from Your Couch

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Outdoor brand Mammut recently teamed up with avid climbers Dani Arnold and Stephan Siegrist to document and create an incredible interactive 360º climb up the side of Eiger: a 13,000-foot tall mountain in the Alps. Read more…

Photo Nerd Love: Couple Get Engaged on Top of a Mountain in Stop Motion Video

It’s a good day to share a nerdy photographer love story, and Greg Wlosinski and Lindsay King‘s story certainly fits the mold. And what’s more, Greg was able to document the couple’s recent proposal in a creative stop motion video inspired by a few posts he read right here on PetaPixel. Read more…

Wedding Photo of a Bride on the Side of a Mountain… With a Double Rainbow

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Want to snap a memorable bridal photo? Just have her pose on the side of a mountain, and then capture a double rainbow in the background. That’s what Alaskan wedding photographer Josh Martinez did yesterday, resulting in the incredible image above.
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Gorgeous Photographs of the Supermoon Rising Above a Swiss Peak

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Were you able to capture photographs of the supermoon this past weekend? Photographer Alessandro Della Bella did. On Saturday, he set up his camera near a mountain in Switzerland and captured breathtaking photographs of the moon rising above a mountain peak in the horizon.
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Simultaneous Photographs of and from a Mountain, Shot During a Sunrise

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There is no shortage of landscape photographs of mountains at sunrise on the Internet, but how often do you get to see photographs captured at the same time from the mountain’s perspective? Photographer Todd Caudle (‘Cloudman‘ on 500px) was able to capture these two viewpoints simultaneously yesterday morning by shooting with both his personal camera and a live webcam located at the mountain’s summit.
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Primer on Shooting Long-Exposure Night Photos on a Mountain

If you have 20 minutes to spare and would like to learn all about how to shoot long-exposure photos showing landscapes and starry skies, check out this primer by adventure photographer Kamil Tamiola. Titled “Let There Be Light,” the video steps through many of the fundamental aspects of long-exposure night photography, from choosing the right environment to choosing the right gear.
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