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Silent Immensity by RobertoBertero Silent Immensity by RobertoBertero
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Shot taken on March 14th 2012 from the summit of Mont Brévent (2.525 m), France. During one evening-night-morning spent up there freezing my tail off, and, also, contemplating the immense beauty of the Mont Blanc massif north face! :-)

A bit on the right of the summit you can see the brilliant star Sirius.

I've decided to capture the huge area of the Mont Blanc summit (4.810 m) during the late evening transition time right after the blue hour, when the camera through long exposure is still able to perceive some sort of "atmospheric light", when the light pollution from Chamonix is still non too invading, and before moonrise that would have spoiled the sight of the first stars in the sky.
So: insanely great subject, right place and absolutely precise time window.

Unfortunately at this resolution it's not possible to see the Refuge Vallot, located at 4.362 meters above sea level. It's placed on the iced crest on the right... in the original hi-res file is perfectly visible the entire metal structure!
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blackWidowchick97 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
such a gorgeous shot.
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SchattenLotus Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
So full of Win, RobertoBertero, :clap: :pat:

it looks like some kind of "beautiful Fantasy-Moonlandscape" or the like.
One of the most pretty Pictures i have ever seen in ma Life, that make me dream ^.^
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Zak05 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very beautiful shot!:thumbsup:
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Ekahuei Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
wow :D just just just too amazing :D !
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acoresjo88 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your beautiful work is featured here
Please have a look at the feature and comment on or fave it. Wish you a very happy new year!
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Sofiwick Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Professional Photographer
Hi! This photograph was chosen to be featured in the monthly news article by our group #Passion-for-Photos and it’ll be also moved to our “Feature” folder! Your art is awesome!
Here is the link: [link]
Please :+favlove: it to spread the love! :love:
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Schroe03 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
Featured in [link]
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panna-phi Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
mindblowing capture.
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grimjfoot Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
Stunning shot.
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Veeshanee Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
I think I'm in love with this picture.
It's magical, bellissima.

And I don't understand why you don't have more :+fav: on this.
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