July 21, 2014

Sleeping Giant

Photograph by Hidenobu Suzuki, National Geographic Your Shot

Mount Fuji looms over Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, after a heavy rainstorm. “When I took the photos in a breathless silence, I had a strong feeling that the Earth was alive and had a soul,” writes photographer Hidenobu Suzuki.

Suzuki’s picture recently appeared in the Your Shot assignment Embrace the Untamed.

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63 comments
Susan Gittens
Susan Gittens

Just wow, beautiful! ..and thanks for sharing this beauty!!

Manish Shah
Manish Shah

We should learn peaceness from nature and have to spread

Norma Okun
Norma Okun

the capture of sky and water and the light making them one. breathless and mysterious. lovely shot.

Janice H.
Janice H.

Words do simply fail me. .........     Meditation spot of perfection!         More than beautiful photo.

Hidenobu Suzuki
Hidenobu Suzuki

Thank you for the Post.

I am grateful to National Geographic.

And, I am grateful for the many comments. 

Thank you everyone. 

Many photos have appeared in the pages of my. 

Please visit if it is good.

ありがとう。

Sandeep Mukherjee
Sandeep Mukherjee

Fantastic photograph of an iconic mountain of a great country.

Madhumita Pal
Madhumita Pal

exquisite pic !!! 

love the lights and shadows...

Wayne  Norman
Wayne Norman

Wow.  Utterly fascinating.  The light, shadow, composition, reflections and presentation all come together in a winner.  Congrats and thanks for showing what we might all want to do.  Love it.  Cheers. 

Nelson Pirolo
Nelson Pirolo

I miss the time when I was able to download the pictures of the day as a wallpaper, with different resolutions...

bob gilson
bob gilson

Beautiful picture! I flew right over the top of that mtn.  in 74 on my way to the Philipipines. I remember looking right down into the crater and how awe inspiring it was! Had several pictures from that flight at one time, that seem to have disappeared somewhere! Wish I could find them and post them. Thanks for the great shot.

Vaughan Pritchett
Vaughan Pritchett

A great memory from when I was stationed in Japan in the US Navy. Referred to reverently as Mount . . "Hu-Gi-San". Snow-capped year-round. Thanks for a great photo.  7/21 Vaughan

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