April 1, 2013

Monte Perdido, Spain

Photograph by Maxime Daviron, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

The north face of Monte Perdido in the Spanish Pyrenees. The mountain was masked by the clouds for three days, revealing the glacier occasionally. It was really cold and there was a strong wind; the ambience was very impressive. It reminded me of the world of Tolkien. This place could have been the abode of some ancient gods or giant dragons.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)


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37 comments
Robert Hyshka
Robert Hyshka

Abandon all hope, the wrath of the Gods await....

Barbara Ewart
Barbara Ewart

no wonder it's named ' Monte Perdido' it does look like a place time 'lost'. great shot!

journee journee
journee journee

This picture is fantastic is that snow on top or is it fog this picture is amazing I love how the clouds are twisted.

Shabbir Ahmad
Shabbir Ahmad

You can feel the power of nature in this picture.

al muthana mahdawi
al muthana mahdawi

it's fantastic photo
when you see this photo you feel the energy come from nature

Alex de Luen
Alex de Luen

is there any way we can find the settings outs for the photos of the day?

Billel N.
Billel N.

engry nature...really wonderful , dark colours and some arrows of sun lighT

Hank L.
Hank L.

I'm enjoying this pic because there is no longer that annoying Nikon advertisement across the bottom to distract from the views  :-) Thank you !!

Gracee Softball
Gracee Softball

I like how the clouds are really low and it looks like a wave. and how it looks like something is erupting

Isaiah The Hottie
Isaiah The Hottie

This is a freak'n cool picture. I like the way that it look like a volcano is irupting. The white rocks in the back look like a glacier or something covered in snow.

Mallory K
Mallory K

I like how the picture is up close. This photo is really amazing because how the clouds are surrounding the mountains.

CoShane Rich
CoShane Rich

this is the coolest photo and I love you got this photo of the cloud on top of the mountain.Also the mountains is covered with snow

Ayisha Christmas
Ayisha Christmas

This picture is really cool! Is it raining or is it just foggy? What I like about this photo is the background. The snowy mountains really bring out the color of the rocks in front of them.

Cason Purell
Cason Purell

I like how the photographer got a shot of the glacier. Its awesome that the mountain curvs out into the distance.

delbert knightman
delbert knightman

This is a really awsome photo because i like the clouds in the background cover the mountains and the sun is shining a little bit. GOOD JOB.

Micaela Mustache
Micaela Mustache

This photo is very nice because of how the mountains are surrounding the mountains.Also the there is snow on top of the mountain.

B. slender man
B. slender man

this photo is amazing because of the way the clouds are formed.Also the way the mist is on the top this a great photo

matthew s.
matthew s.

This is a NICE photo! I like the clouds, and how did you get the picture to look like your even with the mountain top?

seth basketball
seth basketball

It is cool how the clouds are comeing into the mountain. I like how the sun is in part of the picture.

Tabitha Sage
Tabitha Sage

It looks like there is snow on the very top of the mountain. Very NICE photo. What kind of storm do you think it is? 

Bodell Cougars
Bodell Cougars

Wow, This picture reminds me of a big wave. The clouds look like the huge crest and the glacier looks like water.

seth basketball
seth basketball

It is cool how you got the clouds comeing down into the mountains! I like how the sun is in part of the picture.

Kobe Johnson
Kobe Johnson

This is a really cool picture. The back round is cool because the wind is pushing up the mist into the mountains.

Aidan Nunook
Aidan Nunook

One of my FAVORITE things about this photo was that he was able to capture the fog blending in with the mountain making    it a very AMAZING natural photo. I wonder were he was standing to take such a stunning photo?

corbin beast
corbin beast

Nice. like that he got the picture were the clouds are kinda on the mountain.  And that the top of the mountain has snow and the bottom doesnt have any.

Justin Herobrine
Justin Herobrine

This picture makes the weather look scary. With the clouds over the water and the fog. I like this picture a lot, how did you take it?

Quintino Raiderfan
Quintino Raiderfan

This picture makes ma want to climb to the top an to see ob it looks. This picture is like this place iz forbiden.

Ramsay Nike
Ramsay Nike

This is a amazing picture, it is very cool because there is a little bit of light on the mountain and the rest is dark. It is also amazing because you can see the snow in the background VERY GREAT PICTURE!

Shai Shai
Shai Shai

The clouds surrrounding the mountains are very beautuful. The little spots of sun look AMAZING! This picture is wonderful. Is this area surrounded by mountains?

Ebonie Drine
Ebonie Drine

I love how the clouds are coming in on the mountains.How long will they stay there ?

Mark F.
Mark F.

Very cool.  Very foreboding.  

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