July 30, 2015

July 30, 2015

Passing By

Photograph by Peter Svoboda, National Geographic Your Shot

Passionate ski mountaineer and Your Shot member Peter Svoboda loves minimalist compositions in his winter-themed mountain photography. Svoboda saw this scene unfold from about a mile away on the summit of Kreuzkogel in the Austrian Alps. “The angle of [the] slope ... and [the] afternoon sun created rather attractive shapes at first sight,” he writes. “I was waiting on the top of the mountain and took some pictures with the lonely tree. But it was not enough for me.” After he’d photographed a group of skiers who were enjoying the deep powder, this lone figure “was like icing on the cake,” he writes. “The mood was there.”

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9 comments
David E.
David E.

I rather see a bunch of sand instead of snow, but a nice picture nonetheless.

arhum butt
arhum butt

what a great picture it deserve pic of the day


Ken Albertsen
Ken Albertsen

fantastic. it reminds me of being out late skiing by moonlight in a secluded area - it felt like being on another planet - in a good way.

Takashi
Takashi

Really awesome shot! Congratulations on Photo of the day, Peter!!!


Ashwati Vipin
Ashwati Vipin

So fantastic in black and white! Amazing shot! Congratulations Peter! 

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