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I don't do black & white conversions very often. It's not that I don't like working in monochrome. I rather think that creating a truly shining b&w image is way harder than working in colour. All possible flaws become far more prominent when you reduce a photograph to it's minimum: contrast and texture.

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Colourful sediment on Vinicunca the rainbow mountain in Perú.

Rainbow Ridge

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I coincidentally stumbled upon Perú's Rainbow Mountain while planning last year's trip. What was intended as a little detour from our 5 day trek circling snowcapped Ausangate turned into an arduous 11-hour hike above an altitude of 4700m.…

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Timeless Blue

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A few days ago I stumbled upon this shot that I had initially started processing but then forgot about. I remember liking the shot a lot, but due to extensive noise I didn't really bother. The noise came from a hot sensor (high temperatures, extended use of live view mode and long exposure) and looked much like what I had to deal with in "A Desert's Sky".

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Landscape above Giglachseen lakes

Knappenkar Alpenglow

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During a recent trip (actually it was work) I was on with a friend of mine, we decided to spend one night photographing in the mountains. We finished work a bit earlier that day and started our ascent around 5pm. Most hikers were already…

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Giglachseen

Giglachseen

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Finding an untouched area like the surroundings of the Giglachseen lakes is difficult in Austria. The lakes are located in an alpine valley above the tree line and are a breath of fresh air in the jungle of exploited mountains in Austria.

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