May 15, 2013

Patagonia, Chile

Photograph by Feliciano Ripa, Your Shot

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I took this photo in Villa O'Higgins, a remote town in southern Chile, during my bicycle trip through Patagonia. I arrived at this place after I had been riding my bicycle for two weeks. At the end of an exhausting day I went for a stroll and came across a lookout. As a storm was developing, I saw a beam of light breaking through the clouds. It only lasted for a few seconds, but it was a peaceful and magical moment. —Feliciano Ripa

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62 comments
Yunkyoung Choi
Yunkyoung Choi

I love this .

it looks like talking about the life.

want to there to the light

thank you for your sense^^

MINURA S.
MINURA S.

GREAT AND AMAZING.THIS IS MIRACLE OF THE GOD......

Ilya Lychkou
Ilya Lychkou

It looks like an illustration of the enlightenment of mind! Great!

Roy Walter
Roy Walter

Looks like a scene from a sci-fi movie. Right spot at the right time and great capture.

Andrés Bravo Enríquez
Andrés Bravo Enríquez

It's a good photographic angle and very well made ... congratulations, but then to the mystical no ... simply this is seen daily in the big cities, but because of our occupations not detail these great moments ... be happy and look beyond what we can see ... paradigms.

Once again
Once again

this must be the place where angels fall !

Shannon T
Shannon T

Looks like God is peeking through the clouds. I would like to see what this looks like in color but it's still an awesome photo. Thank you Feliciano.

Craig Leigh
Craig Leigh

Wow, first thoughts: movie magic or made for TV.  But in this case all natural and mystical.  Great shot.  Like to know camera settings.

Yoichi Harada
Yoichi Harada

これで、パソコンに四苦八苦しながら事務机で仕事している公務員風ハゲチョビンのおじさんが一人、真ん中に降臨していたら笑う!

CoShane Rich
CoShane Rich

this is a cool photo and i like how the sky look like a big light in the sky.Also the cloud made a circle in the sky


B. slender man
B. slender man

This is amazing because the light and how it looks. Also the way you got the  the hill in it.

matthew s.
matthew s.

Wow, it almost looks fake, That is a good thing. In my family we call those windows from heaven.

Ayisha Christmas
Ayisha Christmas

This picture is amazing! This is one of the best pictures I have seen on photo of the day! You were really lucky to just happen to see this with your camera. I absolutely love how you can see the rays of sun heading for the ground.

Shai Shai
Shai Shai

What time of day is it? The one spot of sunlight looks AWESOME! AMAZING photo!

Micaela Mustache
Micaela Mustache

This photo is GREAT. I love how the sun is shining in one spot.

delbert knightman
delbert knightman

This picture is really AWESOME!!!and the clounds are cool the light is shing in one spot that is really cool.

Aidan Nunook
Aidan Nunook

An amazing picture, to me and most everyone else I loved the single beam shinning down, and how the rest of the surroundings are in the black shadow of the clouds making the light more intense. I also really liked that the clouds in the distance have fogged up the back ground.

Mallory K
Mallory K

This pioture is amazing! Also how did you take the picture so close?

corbin beast
corbin beast

SWEET.  I like how every where is dark but where the clouds are spred apart the sun is shining

Isaiah The Hottie
Isaiah The Hottie

This is cool. The way the sun is shining on one spot makes it look awesome. Why was the sun only hitting that one spot.

Ebonie Drine
Ebonie Drine

I love how you got the sunlight in one small spot in the camera. This is an AMAZING PHOTO.

Cason Purell
Cason Purell

NICE photo. I like how it is like a spotlight. Was there more light than that?

Gracee Softball
Gracee Softball

This is an AWESOME photo! I really like how the rest of the forest is dark besides that spot. Also it looks like the clouds are coming down from the sky.

journee journee
journee journee

This picture is BEAUTIFUL I like how every where is alll dark and in that single part it is light which makes this photo unique.

Justin Herobrine
Justin Herobrine

The light from the cloud looks almost like a spotlight in the dark. I like how the light comes through the clouds almost like rain.

seth basketball
seth basketball

It is so cool how the sun shine is in one spot. Was it in a storm.

Kobe Johnson
Kobe Johnson

This is a really cool pic the spot look like a spot light.

Bodell Cougars
Bodell Cougars

That picture is really cool. How did you pull your camera out fast enough if it only lasted a few seconds?

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